From the Loire to the Ends of the Earth: Cabernet Franc Untamed

"A forest after a rainstorm" - Cabernet Franc from Chinon Cabernet Franc is traditionally associated with the Loire Valley and red Bordeaux blends, but in recent years the grape has found a distant new home in the wild deserts of Patagonia. For this month's Loire Valley #Winophiles challenge, I set out to investigate how this... Continue Reading →

Turning Wine into Water with Vin2o

It's usually Jesus who gets all the credit for turning water into wine, but what about doing things in reverse? For my second Wine Chat I met up with the inspiring Chris Coles who's trying to do just that for a very good cause. Chris' UK-based company┬áVin2o┬ásells two Bordeaux blends to the on-trade and supports... Continue Reading →

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