Chemins Vignerons

When an incoming tourist agency meet a wine expert

chemins-vignerons springtime in Languedoc Châteauneuf du Pape in winter At the winery Gigondas : terroir of Romane Machotte Wine tour with a group at Saint Christol terroir Tavel in october Wine tasting Enjoying life in Aix en Provence Sablet a nice village in the Rhône valley Magical underground cellar Roof at Mèze (Languedoc) Pebbles at Châteauneuf du Pape

8 juillet 2013
par Marc Jonas
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My husband and I had a wonderful experience as part of our honeymoon on the new "Wine Education in the Rhone Valley" (june 2013) tour with Marc, who is a wine expert. We were the only two for the morning … Lire la Suite

15 avril 2012
par Marc Jonas
Commentaires fermés sur Tartare of salmon with a rosé of Foulaquier estate (Pic Saint Loup AOC)

Tartare of salmon with a rosé of Foulaquier estate (Pic Saint Loup AOC)

Mas Foulaquier – cuvée Le Rosé 2008 – Pic Saint Loup. wienmakers : Pierre Jéquier and Blandine Chauchat. Alchool : 13%. Cépages : 90% grenache 10 % Syrah. Tasted septembre 13th 2009. This rosé shows a very nice pink/orange colour, … Lire la Suite

13 avril 2012
par Marc Jonas
Commentaires fermés sur 7 Châteauneuf du Pape 2009 white and cheeses

7 Châteauneuf du Pape 2009 white and cheeses

Châteauneuf du Pape is a great terroir for white too due to the diversity of its terroirs : the limestone mother plate, rich and deep clayous underground favours fresh balance in spite of the power provided by the sun ! … Lire la Suite

22 mars 2012
par Marc Jonas
Commentaires fermés sur 2010 Vintage in Languedoc, Rhône Valley and Provence

2010 Vintage in Languedoc, Rhône Valley and Provence

The new vintage – 2010 – is maturing now. Winemakers, already have a good over view of the quality potential of that new production. Globaly, the winter was cold and damp, filling the undergroung water table, a mild late spring, … Lire la Suite

22 mars 2012
par Marc Jonas
Commentaires fermés sur Maturation of wine in Foudre

Maturation of wine in Foudre

Maturation of wine in Foudre A Foudre is a large wooden vat, it can contain  up to 300 hectoliters and more. This word is coming from the German " Fuder " translated  as « cartful, containing », having entered in … Lire la Suite

20 décembre 2011
par Marc Jonas
Commentaires fermés sur Mas de Theyron – Languedoc AOC

Mas de Theyron – Languedoc AOC

In Mas de Theyron "we are working with a respectful attitude toward our environment, as it is the most essential source of the elaboration of our fine and elegant wines". Here is one of the most ancient vineyard of Langueoc, … Lire la Suite

20 décembre 2010
par Marc Jonas
Commentaires fermés sur Tasting of 5 Bandol red 2001

Tasting of 5 Bandol red 2001

This tasting happened the november 28th 2010. We tasted wines anonymously, by random and blindfold. The tasting scores are written in the same order of the discovery Bandol is one of the best appellation in France. Hot and sunny climate, … Lire la Suite

14 avril 2010
par Marc Jonas
Commentaires fermés sur Garrigue’s aromas

Garrigue’s aromas

We often feel light and balsamic fragrances during mediterranean red wines tasting. Pine resin, cistus, juniper tree, thyme, rosemary aromas and others are called in France "garrigue flavours". Commun in good wines from Languedoc and Provence, these kind of aromas … Lire la Suite

14 mars 2010
par Marc Jonas
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Oak maturation and burning casks

Wines are matured in oak barrel or in vats (stainless steel or concrete) for 3 main reasons : Modifying the phenolic structure and making tannins smoother Stabilizing the colour, limpidity and colloids Developping aromas The length of maturation, the use … Lire la Suite

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