Tag Archives: Languedoc Wines

A family history in paper and stone — and now, wine

Making wine is often a family business.  For a lot of First Vine’s producers, the vineyards and wineries have been in the family for a century or more.   And something about growing up growing grapes and making wine seems to … Continue reading

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Just put a lid on it!

It’s easy to imagine that the first wine was made by accident.  Bunches of grapes were put in some sort of open vessel for storage and the weight of the grapes crushed some of the ones on the bottom.  The … Continue reading

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A Refresher Course in Why I Like Wine So Much

Reading this blog, it doesn’t take long to figure out that I’m fascinated by a lot of aspects of wine.  Scientific issues for sure, and of course the interactions of food and wine.  But I also enjoy some of what … Continue reading

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