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Vineyards in autumn colour, Rhone Valley

East of the Rhone River: A journey with wine from Montelimar to Beaumes de Venise

A string of Cotes du Rhone-Villages villages Cotes du Rhone is France’s second largest appellation contrôlée (after AOC / AOP Bordeaux) and spreads its 42,000 hectares on both sides of the river Rhone. Obviously, the quality varies enormously in such a large area and there are also significant price differences. Cheapest are the wines from […]

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Ambitious cooperatives in the Rhône Valley merge

Two ambitious cooperative in the southern Rhone Valley have merged. It is the Caves des Vignerons de Caractère in Vacqueyras and Balma Venitia in Beaumes de Venise. There are both quite small cooperatives that work well and are investing heavily in sustainable wine growing. Together, they will account for 8 million bottles of wine from […]

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Christine Saurel, Domaine Montirius

Domaine Montirius, #7 – a biodynamic wine grower, how a vine functions [E] – BKWine TV

Interview with Christine Saurel of Domaine Montirius vineyards. Domaine Montirius is located in the southern Rhone valley, in Gigondas and in Vacqueyras. The winery is owned and run by Christine and Eric Saurel, a young couple who have moved the vineyards to biodynamic culture. It is 58 hectares of vineyard in appellation controllee Gigondas, Vacqueyras […]

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Christine Saurel, Domaine Montirius

Domaine Montirius #6 – a biodynamic wine grower, herbal preparations [E] – BKWine TV

Interview with Christine Saurel of Domaine Montirius vineyards. Domaine Montirius is located in the southern Rhone valley, in Gigondas and in Vacqueyras. The winery is owned and run by Christine and Eric Saurel, a young couple who have moved the vineyards to biodynamic culture. It is 58 hectares of vineyard in appellation controllee Gigondas, Vacqueyras […]

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Christine Saurel, Domaine Montirius

Domaine Montirius #5 – a biodynamic wine grower, Maria Thun and the life of the radish [E] – BKWine TV

Interview with Christine Saurel of Domaine Montirius vineyards. Domaine Montirius is located in the southern Rhone valley, in Gigondas and in Vacqueyras. The winery is owned and run by Christine and Eric Saurel, a young couple who have moved the vineyards to biodynamic culture. It is 58 hectares of vineyard in appellation controllee Gigondas, Vacqueyras […]

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A bottle in the vineyard at Domaine Montirius

Domaine Montirius, #4 – a biodynamic wine grower, basics in biocynamic viticulture [E] – BKWine TV

Domaine Montirius is located in the southern Rhone valley, in Gigondas and in Vacqueyras. The winery is owned and run by Christine and Eric Saurel, a young couple who have moved the vineyards to biodynamic culture. It is 58 hectares of vineyard in appellation controllee Gigondas, Vacqueyras and Cotes du Rhone, and some Vin de […]

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Christine Saurel, Domaine Montirius

Domaine Montirius #3, a biodynamic wine grower, leaving the co-operative [E] – BKWine TV

Interview with Christine Saurel of Domaine Montirius vineyards. Domaine Montirius is located in the southern Rhone valley, in Gigondas and in Vacqueyras. The winery is owned and run by Christine and Eric Saurel, a young couple who have moved the vineyards to biodynamic culture. It is 58 hectares of vineyard in appellation controllee Gigondas, Vacqueyras […]

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Christine Saurel, Domaine Montirius

Domaine Montirius #2 – a biodynamic wine grower, discovering biodynamic farming [E] – BKWine TV

Interview with Christine Saurel of Domaine Montirius vineyards. Domaine Montirius is located in the southern Rhone valley, in Gigondas and in Vacqueyras. The winery is owned and run by Christine and Eric Saurel, a young couple who have moved the vineyards to biodynamic culture. It is 58 hectares of vineyard in appellation controllee Gigondas, Vacqueyras […]

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Christine Saurel, Domaine Montirius

Domaine Montirius #1 – a biodynamic wine grower, from traditional to organic [E] – BKWine TV

Interview with Christine Saurel of Domaine Montirius vineyards. Domaine Montirius is located in the southern Rhone valley, in Gigondas and in Vacqueyras. The winery is owned and run by Christine and Eric Saurel, a young couple who have moved the vineyards to biodynamic culture. It is 58 hectares. They have a fascinating story to tell […]

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Beaucastel buys Tourelles in Gigondas

Or to be more precise, the Perrin family, owners of the famous Domaine de Beaucastel in Châteauneuf-du-Pape, has bought the Domaine des Tourelles in Gigondas. Tourelles is a highly regarded Gigondas vineyard with 9 ha of vines. www.vitisphere.com

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