Vicky's adventures


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...

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...

08 Jun

Serving Tip : salt+ice+water to make your wine colder, faster!

It happens that you have guests around and forgot to put bubbles in the fridge for the aperitif. Unless you have a special machine to low down the temperature of the wine in a minute, you’ll have to stick to the freezer or to ice cubes. Coming from far and impatient to celebrate the evening, you can’t make your friends wait longer.  It’s the same...

21 May

Vicky’s Wines Celebrate Spring With Pinterest

It was last minute that I was asked to be part of the Spring Party by Pinterest in Paris, an honor and one of the first party the social network organized in France. Amongst flowers, pink dresses and funky food representing some Pinterest boards in a very realistic way, fashionistas gathered to enjoy an early sunny evening. Vicky’s wines on the top! Congrats to the...

15 May

But where do I live?

Just for you that is asking me where I come from and overall, where I live. After a few days in Brussels, people think I am moving to Belgium. I even ask myself if I’m not actually moving to Belgium. Strange. What it is really, is that every time someone asks me where I live I have to take a deep breath, people’s idea of...

29 Apr

Dance! Cru Festival 2014 in Moulin à Vent #Beaujolais

Moulin-à-vent, the lord of all Beaujolais crus, was hosting the Crus Festival this week-end. A very important event for the locals that see a thousand visitors coming from all sights. It's also a good time for winemakers to catch up, kids are running everywhere, joy, good vibes and gamay! The small hamlet "Les Thorins" was the heart of the celebration. The 10 crus all had...