Terroir Directory

Vintage Directory

Fine Dining Directory

featured posts:



Recent Comments:

  • JD: Hi! Thank you very much for this impressive Article. The Dinner and the...
  • Thomas Lehnart: Sie können die Weine bei uns kaufen. Viele Grüße Thomas...
  • buy dissertation online uk: Your post is incredibly fantastic with a lot of...
  • satej: Thank you so much for sharing these amazing tips. I must say you are...
  • swapnali: This is really helpful post and very informative there is no doubt...
  • online loans: The submission of an application and the...


    No public Twitter messages.

2007 Domaine de Trévallon, VdP des Bouches du Rhône


Domaine de Trévallon is somewhat of a cult-wine, a pioneer-wine, or even a rebel-wine. You could qualify it either way. It was pioneering winemaking in a region where winemaking seemed to die. It was one of the first wineries in France to ignore the appelation rules and label the bottles as Vin de Pays for having too much Cabernet in its Cuvée (50% Cabernet, 50% Syrah). And also, it was the first winery in France producing organic wine.

But the most pertinent reason for Eloi Durrbach‘s success probably lies in the hard work he puts into his vineyards. He does everything he can to achieve his vision of a good wine. Thus, appelation rules aren’t his priority. And maybe this is the way it should be.

Read the rest of this entry »

2008 Les Idées Heureuses, Domaine Les Terres Promises, Côteaux Varois en Provence


This is the third bottle of Southern French Red Wine I had this summer. Unfortunately I lost my notes on it, but I thought I should still share these pictures of an unusual and poetic label that genuinely reflects a relaxed summer in the Provence. Read the rest of this entry »

Categories: France,Provence