The Maury Wine Region #winophiles

This month the French Winophiles are exploring the tiny region of Maury, located within the largest wine region in France – the Languedoc-Rousillon. Our host this month is Lynn Gowdy of Savor the Harvest, you can read her invite post here for a wonderful overview. Despite being joined by hyphenation and government decree, the Languedoc-Roussillon,…

The Judgment of Paris – Beyond Stag’s Leap and Chateau Montelena

The Judgment of Paris, was a pivotal moment in history. It had such a monumental impact on the California wine industry that, on the the 30th Anniversary of the event, the House of Representatives passed a Concurrent Resolution, officially documenting it’s place in American history. The Smithsonian also recognizes the significance having placed a bottle…