French Wine Terms Translation

Have you ever wondered what those French words on wine labels mean? Conveniently, I am fluent in both French and Wine languages, and I can help you understand those terms. Now you might say: “Why?! I only drink California wine!” While I respect your decision, the fact is that those terms are used …

Wine Stories [Part 1]

Wine is the original alcoholic beverage. It dates back 8,000 years! With so many intriguing and insightful stories, it would take years and hundreds of thousands of people to tell them all. Some of them will be mentioned in this humble space called “Wine Stories”. This is part 1 of an …

Will American Wines Be Able to Use The “Château” Mention?

Vin du Château, Mis en Bouteille au Château, Château Lafite Rothschild, Château Latour, Château Margaux, etc… Why do some wine labels mention the term “château”, and what does it mean? The term “château” is a guaranty that the wine is from the actual domain, and bottled at the property. It also means that the …