KATIE'S COLUMN — French Wine

Vine Social: A Look Back at the Time When the World’s Largest Producer of Wine Was … Algeria? by Katie Finn November 17th, 2020

Vine Social: A Look Back at the Time When the World’s Largest Producer of Wine Was … Algeria? by Katie Finn November 17th, 2020

Death. Famine. War. Pestilence. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse are a macabre thought indeed, but the stories from our history that tell of grim times are some of the most captivating. Wine is no different. One of my favorite aspects of wine education involves the untold stories about the grapes, the regions and the people who are behind our favorite bottles of wine—and those stories, quite often, are rather grim. I was recently asked to host an educational wine-tasting featuring the unknown regions of France—the places beyond Burgundy, Bordeaux and Champagne. I love exploring this region with people, because...

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