how to nail your WSET 3 tasting exam with me!

How to nail your WSET 3 tasting exams

Got WSET 3 tasting exams coming your way? Here is how to pass!

1- Know the grade scale and use it well
2- Know the SAT by heart
3- Practice on the typical wines
4- Write dry tasting notes
5- Be in the perfect conditions on your exam day
6- Book a coaching session with me!

Get more details and resources in the article 😉

Christophe Kaczmarek, founder of French Beaches

Christophe Kaczmarek, founder of French Beaches: how to combine audacity, fun and respect for life

Today my guest is Christophe Kaczmarek, founder of French Beaches. He offers both approachable and terroir wines in his range, always respectful of life. His watchwords are audacity, fun and modernity. He wants to create a bridge between the wine worlds through his originality and quirky tone.

Aujourd’hui je suis avec Christophe Kaczmarek, le fondateur de French Beaches. Il propose Ă  travers sa gamme des vins faciles d’approche mais aussi des cuvĂ©es de terroir, toujours dans le respect du vivant. Ses mots d’ordre sont l’audace, le fun et la modernitĂ©. Il souhaite crĂ©er un pont entre les mondes du vin Ă  travers son originalitĂ© et son ton dĂ©calĂ©.

taste with alex priorat doq 2016

TASTE WITH ALEX PRIORAT DOQ – MERUM PRIORATI 2016

Priorat is a wonderful wine region in Spain. Viticulture is heroic there!
Taste this fabulous wine in video with me! You’ll discover what makes it so special 😉
>> Tasting note to download for free đŸ‡ș🇾

Priorat est une rĂ©gion viticole d’excellence en Espagne. La viticulture y est qualifiĂ©e d’hĂ©roĂŻque !
DĂ©guste ce fabuleux vin en vidĂ©o avec moi ! Tu vas dĂ©couvrir ce qui le rend si spĂ©cial 😉
>> Note de dĂ©gustation Ă  tĂ©lĂ©charger gratuitement đŸ‡«đŸ‡·

taste with alex GewĂŒrztraminer SGN 2013

Taste with Alex: SĂ©lection de Grains Nobles Alsace Jean-Baptiste Adam 2013

GewĂŒrztraminer is one of the 4 noble grape varieties of Alsace. SĂ©lection de Grains Nobles means the wines are botrytised and very sweet (minimum 306g/L residual sugar!).
Taste this beautiful wine from Jean-Baptiste Adam in video with me!
>> Tasting note to download for free đŸ‡ș🇾

Le GewĂŒrztraminer est un des 4 cĂ©pages nobles d’Alsace. La SĂ©lection de Grains Nobles veut dire que le vin est botrytisĂ© et trĂšs doux (minimum 306g/L de sucre !).
Déguste ce délicieux vin de Jean-Baptiste Adam en vidéo avec moi !
>> Note de dĂ©gustation Ă  tĂ©lĂ©charger gratuitement đŸ‡«đŸ‡·

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Tasting note Saint Joseph Le Passage 2016 by Stéphane Ogier

Did you know the Saint-Joseph AOC makes 90% of red wine from Syrah only?
Let’s taste this red wine from StĂ©phane Ogier together!
>> Tasting note to download for free đŸ‡ș🇾

Savais-tu que l’appellation Saint-Joseph ne produit que des vins rouges issus de Syrah ?
Viens déguster ce vin rouge de chez Stéphane Ogier avec moi !
>> Note de dĂ©gustation Ă  tĂ©lĂ©charger gratuitement đŸ‡«đŸ‡·

taste with alex domaine courbis Saint Joseph 2017

Taste with Alex: Saint Joseph white 2017 Domaine Courbis

The Saint-Joseph AOC produces 90% red wines, in which up to 15% of white grape varieties are allowed in blends. This is however little practiced!
Taste this beautiful wine from Domaine Courbis in video with me!
>> Tasting note to download for free đŸ‡ș🇾

L’appellation Saint-Joseph produit 90% de vins rouges, dans lesquels jusqu’Ă  15% de cĂ©pages blancs sont autorisĂ©s dans l’assemblage. Ceci est en fait trĂšs peu pratiquĂ© !
Déguste ce délicieux vin du Domaine Courbis en vidéo avec moi !
>> Note de dĂ©gustation Ă  tĂ©lĂ©charger gratuitement đŸ‡«đŸ‡·

Tasting note Gran Reserva Rosado 2009 on mobile screen

Tasting note Vina Tondonia Gran Reserva Rosado 2009 (Rioja DOCa)

Did you know there are rare pink wines that are aged for a very long time in barrels and in bottle in Spain?
Let’s taste this 2009 Gran Reserva Rosado together!
>> Tasting note to download for free đŸ‡ș🇾

Savais-tu que quelques vins rosĂ©s sont vieillis trĂšs longtemps en fĂ»ts de chĂȘne et en bouteille avant d’arriver sur le marchĂ© en Espagne ?
Viens déguster ce Gran Reserva Rosé 2009 avec moi !
>> Note de dĂ©gustation Ă  tĂ©lĂ©charger gratuitement đŸ‡«đŸ‡·

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Tasting note Rhonéa Vacqueyras 2016

Tasting noteđŸ‡ș🇾 / Note de dĂ©gustationđŸ‡«đŸ‡·

The Vacqueyras AOC was created in 1990. Wines must be made of at least 50% Grenache noir, to which Syrah & MourvĂšdre are blended.
Let’s taste a very good example from the co-op RhonĂ©a!

L’AOC Vacqueyras a Ă©tĂ© crĂ©Ă©e en 1990. Les vins doivent contenir au moins 50% de Grenache noir, auquel sont assemblĂ©s la Syrah et le MourvĂšdre.
Dégustons ensemble un trÚs bel exemple de la cave coopérative Rhonéa !

nicolas lamothe playing his game blind

MystĂšres et Bonnes Bouteilles: follow the inspiring journey of Nicolas Lamothe

Available in EnglishđŸ‡ș🇾 + FrenchđŸ‡«đŸ‡·!

Nicolas threw himself into Mystùres et bonnes bouteilles’ adventure, which is available since 2016.
This concept offers you a range of different tasting flights. The goal is to blind taste the wines, in groups up to 10 people. Then, you will have to discover each wine’s mysteries thanks to a deft blend of concrete questions and information. You will acquire knowledge about wine, the appellations and regions of production.
In other words, an easily accessible, concrete and affordable concept. It has it all


Nicolas s’est lancĂ© dans l’aventure MystĂšres et bonnes bouteilles, accessible depuis 2016.
Ce concept vous permet de choisir parmi plusieurs coffrets de dĂ©gustation de vins. Le but est de dĂ©guster les vins Ă  l’aveugle, en groupe, et jusqu’à 10 personnes. Il faudra ensuite dĂ©couvrir les mystĂšres des vins du coffret grĂące Ă  un subtil mĂ©lange de questions et d’informations trĂšs concrĂštes pour acquĂ©rir certaines connaissances sur les vins, les appellations et les rĂ©gions de production.
Un concept facilement accessible, concret et abordable. Tout pour plaire