Articles tagged with the word "rhône":

Guigal Ex Voto, Hermitage.

Published on January 17, 2015

Guigal is one of the iconic names of the Rhône valley in France. Hermitage is a tiny appellation of just 136 hectares on the slopes of the hill of Hermitage. Thirty producers work this land, and Guigal own two hectares of them. Guigal makes Ex Voto only in the very best years.

A Carafe of Red

Published on April 2, 2012

This is a collection of essays, snapshots of Asher’s wine writing from the 80s and 90s, almost all in Europe, languid tales of wine and history and culture, with remarkable relevance, even insight, for today. Worth a read.

Guigal and Château d'Ampuis

Published on March 11, 2011

The Guigal family comes full circle at the Château d’Ampuis, which also houses the company’s cooperage, started in 2003.

Syrah in France

Published on January 21, 2010

Syrah is France’s third most planted black grape variety (after merlot and grenache). And there’s more in the Languedoc and Roussillon than there is in the Rhône valley, though it’s the latter region that claims the variety as its own, and more specifically the northern Rhône, where syrah reaches one its apogees.

E. Guigal

Published on August 3, 2009

Guigal is one of the foremost producers in the Rhône valley, making everything from estate wines, wines from bought-in fruit and blending wines from bought-in wines. Third generation Philippe, the company’s general manager, explained it all.

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