Tag Archives: French wines

Two takes on the Viognier grape

In the last exciting instalment of Radio Free Daglan, I described a shopping trip that my wife Jan and I made to Bergerac. I went on to show off a lunch of crayfish gumbo (jambalaya, if you will) that Jan … Continue reading

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A wee whine about wine

It astounds me that it’s taking so long for so many French wine makers to understand the marketing power of good labels — labels that are not only attractive but are designed to communicate what consumers actually care about. For … Continue reading

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