Posts in France
THE MIGHTY AND MINI OF LOIRE - POUILLY FUME AND QUINCY

Sancerre reigns as the King of Loire Valley, covering approximately 3000ha on the left bank of River Loire, with Pouilly Fume spanning the right taking up another 1,400 hectares. Did you know that Quincy, is only 40 km west of Pouilly Fume but also has been historically producing white wines from Sauvignon Blanc since the twelfth century!

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A SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO THE JURADE OF ST. EMILLION, FRANCE

"Wearing their distinguished crimson red robes, white pleated jabot and a red torque, the Jurade conducted a highly solemn and dignified ceremony which involved "intronisation" of the dignitaries, then made a procession around the village to spread the word. The sun was out and the soft cooling breeze coupled with the calm procession made it all the more memorable and beautiful! "

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JEAN-MARC BROCARD

It took a full decade for the estate to turn around with the new pedigree of Organic and Biodynamic certification which has since, not only proved useful for their sustenance but also helped in leading the way for other Chablis producers who see J M Brocard as inspirational brand that models itself on an organic and biodynamic lifestyle, a revolution that is now spreading across France and many parts of Europe

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TOP 10! SUMMER WINES OF CO-OP

Co-op is not only positioning itself as a bargain provider of quality wines but also strongly supports Fairtrade wines and local ales and craft businesses, with the intention to giving back to the community, promoting local wine growers and distillers as well as working towards building global sustainability.

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