Tag Archives : France


2012 Jolie-Pitt & Perrin – Miraval – Cotes de Provence AOC 20

The hot summer months are a great time for rosé. A few weeks ago, I tried the Miraval – the pink wine from Hollywood stars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. The couple teamed up with the reputable winemaker family Perrin which was in charge for the production of the Miraval. The wine was released in […]

2012 Jolie-Pitt & Perrin - Miraval - AOC Cotes de Provence

2005 Clos do Joncuas - Gigondas with Box AOC

A double Magnum Experience: 2005 Clos Du Joncuas – Gigondas AOC 13

A few days ago, I enjoyed a wonderful, wine-full evening with some friends. We decided to open a 2005 Clos Du Joncuas Gigondas double Magnum (3 liters). Today I want to share my thoughts about this wine with you. Gigondas AOC Gigondas is a town in the southern Rhone Valley of France. Only a few […]


Wine Quiz #23 11

Wine Quiz #22 Solutions It’s time for another installment of our weekly wine quiz here at Vino in Love. But before we get to this week’s quiz I want to give you the answers for last week’s wine quiz. 1. Name (at least) two things that the red grapes Carignano, Monica and Girò have in […]

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2011 Câteua des Hospitaliers - Sangiovese Syrah

2011 Château des Hospitaliers – Sangiovese Syrah 12

French Sangiovese Château des Hospitaliers is a family-owned winery from Languedoc, France. I met the vintners of Château des Hospitaliers at the Forum Vini wine fair last November in Munich. If you want to know more about Forum Vini then read my two posts about it. (Part 1 and Part 2) The winery cultivates 40 […]


2008 La Maison des Terroires Vivants – Crozes-Hermitage – Crozes-Hermitage AOC 8

A wine from one of my favorite grapes In the northern Rhône wine region of Frances lie the vineyards of La Maison des Terroires Vivants – a winery that is dedicated to organic wine production. The winery produces the incredible amount of 32 different wines and is located in the town of Villeneuve les Béziers. […]

2008 La Maison des Terroires - Crozes-Hermitage AOC

Ciodet Spumanti Forum Vini

Impressions from the Forum Vini wine fair pt.1 4

 International wine fair Munich If you’re following me on Twitter then you might have red my tweets from the Forum Vini wine fair. The fair took place in Munich from November 9th to November 11th. Vintners and wine-importers from Germany, Austria, Italy, France, Australia, Argentina, South Africa, Greece, Portugal and Bulgaria presented their wines. For […]


2009 Domaine Richeaume – Cuvée Columelle – VdP Bouches du Rhône 8

Domaine Richeaume Domaine Richeaume is an organic winery in the French region Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. The winery produces six red, three white and one pink wine. Olive oil is also manufactured on the estate. Cuvée Columelle is the first wine that I’ve tried from the winery. The wine is produced mostly with 50% Cabernet-Sauvignon and 40% […]

2008 Domaine Richeaume - Cuvée Columelle bottle label