elizabeth gabay tasting wine

A MW’s unique secrets on wine trade: see here

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Elizabeth Gabay is a passionate about history and wine. She has a degree in history and also holds a Master of Wine.
Elizabeth has spent years working in the wine trade and writing about it. She is specialized in Provence and pink wines, studying their cultural history and evolution. She even moved from England to south-eastern France in 2002 to keep exploring wines from the area. Last year, Elizabeth published “Rosé: Understanding the Pink Wine Revolution”…

Alexia Hupin presenting winemaking methods you want to know now

7 winemaking methods you absolutely want to know now

Today you’re watching a brand-new episode of #Askwinebyalex and I’ve got a question from Elizabeth:
« What techniques are used in winemaking and what are their results on the products? ».

That’s a great question, Elizabeth!
It’s something you need to know to understand the type of wine you’ll have in your glass.

So here we go to discover the main techniques winemakers use and their effect on the resulting wines!

YouTube 8 types of wine producers you need to know

Wine producers: the 8 types you need to know

It’s official since last week, Wine.by.Alex is now on YouTube!
And today you’re watching the first episode of #Askwinebyalex!!

To start this series, I want to cover a question I’ve heard a lot during my teaching!
Do you ever feel lost about the various types of businesses engaged in wine production? Yes? So let’s talk about the different types of wine producers.

Aucoeur family above vineyards

Beaujolais: 2 things you need to run a vineyard, with Vignoble Aucœur

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Today, we are going to the oldest wine estate in Morgon, more precisely in the village of Villié-Morgon. This small town is located in the Rhone at the heart of Beaujolais, nestled in vallons, peaceful forests and rivers.
The estate has been founded in 1825 and is now run by the 11th family generation. The vine, wine, discovery and sharing are all true family passions. This is where we are meeting with Mélanie and Arnaud Aucoeur from Vignoble Aucoeur, a couple of wine lovers producing high-quality Beaujolais from several appellations…

winebyalex on youtube

You’ll find Wine.by.Alex on Youtube!💥

I’ve got a brand-new info coming for you… Ready?
Wine.by.Alex has now its own Youtube channel!!
It means my series #AskWinebyAlex makes a comeback!!
So subscribe to my Youtube channel first 😉
Share the questions you ask yourself all the time with me. I’ll answer here each week 🙂

Discover Jura wine: in-between adventure and food

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I had only heard a little bit about Jura wines… As it is a very small region that represents only 0.2% of France’s total wine production, it is probably normal. However, it has not always been the case. Jura used to be around ten times its current size, but a series of setbacks decreased its presence from 1850. So, let’s discover Jura wine together!

Romain Ott observing a glass of wine

Behind-the-scenes of the Provençal winery Léoube, with Romain Ott (winemaker)

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Nestled in the heart of Provence, Château Léoube is an oasis of calm between orchards, olive trees… and vines. The vines are nurtured by the ochre soil, the azure of Mediterranean sea and the sun. A peaceful and delightful background to return to your roots.
No doubt that the Bamford family fell in love with this paradise in 1997.
With an annual production limited to 40,000 bottles, Château Léoube’s wines are fine, natural and elegant. They are made with passion by Romain Ott, the estate’s winemaker since 2000.
Romain Ott is a well-known name among the wine enthusiasts…

Let’s wander together in wonderful Burgundy: Domaine Heitz-Lochardet!

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I wanted to pay Armand Heitz a visit. I really wanted it. Of course I can prove it: back on July 29 I took a 7-hour-long train ride to visit the estate. And do nothing else… I visited the lovely vineyards, tasted the wines and went right back home for another 7-hour-long train ride. Another epic wine trip in Burgundy!

You’re probably thinking I’m crazy. Well maybe I am… But I love Bourgogne and getting to visit another of its wonderful estates was worth it. Domaine Heitz-Lochardet was worth it!