je suis grapefriend
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je suis grapefriend

All we can do now is celebrate what the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists contributed to the world. Three of the cartoonists who were killed in the attacks last week–editor-in-chief Stéphane Charbonnier, Georges Wolinski and Bernard Verlhac–also created wine labels for Gérard Descrambe, a Bordeaux winemaker. The labels are funny, bold, and mostly pretty bawdy too. Descrambe … Continue reading

the 12 days of fizzmas: crémant from bordeaux on day 5
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the 12 days of fizzmas: crémant from bordeaux on day 5

Bordeaux’s main white grapes are Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc, so obv that’s what most of their sparkling is made from. Jaillance Crémant is made in the same method as champagne, and their “Cuvée de l’Abbaye” is made with Semillon and Cab Franc grapes. It’s dry, delicious, and awesome with savory foods (like gougères, aka cheese puffs). The … Continue reading