Summer is the season when fish and seafood dishes are best enjoyed. With varying degrees of saltiness and strength of flavour, and eaten "au naturel" or cooked, each seafood dish is best married with certain types of wine. We would like to share with you some of our favourite pairings!
Rosé and white wines are of course very popular when the weather is hot. However, this certainly does not mean that lovers of red wine can't continue to enjoy their favourite tipple over the summer period! We suggest four red wines to surprise your taste buds this summer. Because red wine can be enjoyed at any time of the year !
Gabriel Meffre works with many different types of grape, but the rare and precious Viognier is one of the varieties which generates the most interest among wine lovers. Whether it has been soaking up the rays in sunny climes or enjoying the cooler climate of the northern Rhône Valley, it delivers a palette of aromas just as delicate as the touch required to grow this temperamental grape.
In this article, we continue our guide on the essential things you need to know about wine so you can don your expert’s hat with confidence. At your next tasting sessions, take pleasure in passing on this new-found knowledge which is sure to earn you some raised eyebrows of respect among your peers. Sound good to you? Then read on...
The arrival of autumn brings with it one of nature’s finest delicacies, and you don’t have to be a mycologist to guess which one – the humble mushroom! Ceps, girolles, horns of plenty, all manner of shapes and sizes with their own wine to match!
The arrival of summer is the start of the silly season when our social calendar fills up and evenings spent with friends are aplenty. This often equates to many more occasions to imbibe wine which are also a dream opportunity to share everything you have gleaned on this most social of beverages.
Read on for Gabriel Meffre’s top wine tips that will lift the veil on different aspects of the world of wine. Drop them into conversation at your next soirée and you will simply shine!
The return of milder temperatures, the end of pruning, the blossoming of almond trees, the appearance of the first buds... so many reasons to celebrate the arrival of spring in at the vineyards! Not to mention it’s the perfect time to take a tour of the latest burgeoning news from Gabriel Meffre
Tannins. We’ve all heard of them. But where do they come from? What purpose do they serve in wine? In this article, we shine a light on the origins and function of this common but little known substance.