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03 Oct

Harvest 2014 in Beaujolais : a beautiful year!

With a cheerful sunshine, in the middle of some beautiful Gamay grapes, a breath of happiness came to us in Beaujolais at chateau des Moriers, and almost anywhere else. Hoora ! My cousin Quentin Harel is already delected by the fruit that will explose in a few weeks in the Beaujolais Nouveau & Beaujolais-Villages, it's him that is taking over the vineyard after my uncle...

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27 Jul

Harvest Pronostic & Building Team 2014 #Beaujolais #Fleurie

The sun is usually a good sign in vineyards, helping grapes to grow healthy and tasty. In terms of ennemies of the vine, we usually talk about hail but in reality, sunshine can be a real harm. This July, the sun has been moody, up and down, letting the rain join the party. But a few days of intense heat were enough to grill a...

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25 Jul

Pétanque Hour for Vicky’s Wines in Brussels #vinsdeVicky

Summer time in Brussels. The city can be slightly moody with the weather forecast, this year it took quite some time before the sun began to shine. It was just on time that I arrived to present my Fleurie and Côtes de Provence to my local friends. Just for you to know, when it is finally hot in Brussels, there is no sign of wind...

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16 Jul

When Vicky’s Wines visit Portugal

When my wines visited Portugal the past week, it was such a big feast! I was organising a Vinocamp (an event for the professionals of wine and communication) in Lisboa with the help of the cork professional. In the afternoon, we all joined my friend Andre's Adegga Winemarket. That's an innovative market place for Portugese wines with a just a bunch of French wines we...

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02 Jul

Pronounce the 10 Beaujolais Crus’ names Correctly

Olala! This video is great, only the speaker almost forgot the best of crus, Fleurie! Beaujolais Crus are 10 - Saint Amour, Chénas, Moulin-à-Vent, Fleurie, Brouilly, Côtes de Brouilly, Régnié, Morgon, Chiroubles, Juliénas. Don't think it's easier for the French to pronounce the name of the 10 Beaujolais Crus, they mainly do the same mistakes as you do : pronouncing the S at the end...

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24 Jun

Bordeaux Rosé, Third Episod

For its third year, the Bordeaux & Bordeaux Superieur bureau has launched a new video featuring consumers and winemakers in a joyful clip around Bordeaux city, the vineyards and legendary Arcachon beaches. Close to a Hollywood production, what I love about it is the real feel you can sens, the beautiful Bordeaux landscapes and the energy producer Luc Plissonneau has managed to give us in...