French Wine Regions
We focus on the lesser known wine regions of France near the Alps - Beaujolais, Savoie and Jura.
The Beaujolais region lies between the Mâconnais to the north, the city of Lyon to the south and the Rhône valley beyond.
Elegant and refined wines from this little known mountainous region.
Denis and Didier Berthollier are a couple of magnificent winemakers from Savoie.
Jacquère, Altesse, Mondeuse, Persan - magical names. As for Coquelicot, well . . .
Château Thivin create some of the most sought after wines from Beaujolais.
Altesse is the most prestigious white grape of Savoie and is the grape in the famous Roussette de Savoie.
Forget any prejudices and long-held beliefs, this is where the new Chardonnay adventure begins.
Gamay is such an exciting grape and has superb food-matching abilities few other reds can match.
Mondeuse Blanche wines are typically made in the fresh, dry style, typical of Savoie.