The Difference Organics Make

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On our recent trip to France, we took some pictures of vines in the Loire cultivated organically, and those cultivated using chemical herbicides and pesticides. Take a look at these two pictures:   On the left we have vines that were treated with chemical pesticides and herbicides. On the right we’re looking at the organically […]

Interview with Fifi of 10 Bells, part 2

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This is an inteview conducted with Philippe Essome, also known as Fifi. Fifi is the wine buyer at the 10 Bells, New York’s premier spot to drink French natural wines. Fifi was reluctant to be photographed for this interview, so his lovely daughter had to stand in for him here. This is part 2 of […]

Interview with Fifi of 10 Bells, part 1

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This is an inteview conducted with Philippe Essome, also known as Fifi. Fifi is the wine buyer at the 10 Bells, New York’s premier spot to drink French natural wines. Fifi was reluctant to be photographed for this interview, so his lovely daughter had to stand in for him here. This is part 1 of […]

Jancis Robinson Loves Jonc Blanc!

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Jancis Robinson, famed wine critic and author of the Oxford Companion to Wine, has picked our Jonc Blanc Les Sens de Fruit from Bergerac as one of  her top “100 sure-fire reds.” Isabelle Carles and Franck Pascal make beautiful biodynamic wine in Bergerac, an area known by wine professionals as a “Bordeaux clone”, because of […]