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There Might Grow Rosés Which Sing

There Might Grow Rosés Which Sing

OK, the title is a quote from Stephen King and the ‘rosé’ is really a ‘rose’. But I have to have a title to start, to give me a push. Maybe a little pun, at least something to get your attention. I could have gone with ‘what a lovely thing a rosé is’ from Conan Doyle but that would have been way too bland.

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An Essential Guide to Alsace Wines


  • The winemaking area is a thin, north-south rectangle (2 to 5 kms by 70 kms) in NE France, close to the Rhine and just over the border from Germany’s Black Forest. 15,600 ha in production over 119 winemaking communes
  • Produces 30% of France’s still whites
  • 92% of production is white - mostly dry or sweet (75%), but significant proportion of sparkling (25%). 8% red and rosé….

An Essential Guide to the Wines of Alsace

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An Essential Guide to the Wines of Bordeaux

All you need to know about Bordeaux

  • Largest wine-producing region in France – 15% of national production, roughly 900 million bottles
  • 7375 wine-producing entities (chateaux) covering 120,000 ha
  • Mostly big estates: 70% of all vineyards bigger than 20 ha….

  • An Essential Guide to the WInes of Bordeaux

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