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By Ryan Lim on Sep 09, 2020

Beaujolais / Fleurie 2020 Harvest Report

Like most things this year, 2020 was a very strange vintage for Beaujolais, specifically Fleurie. The overall morale is high due to a bountiful harvest (25-35 H/L), however, the continuous heat was nearly det...

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By Vicki Denig on Aug 26, 2020

How Winemakers Prepare For Harvest

Harvest is one of the most exciting times of the year. After months of prepping, pruning, and preparing, these few weeks finally bring the fruit (literally) of hardworking vignerons’ labor to life. However, l...

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By Joshua Adler on Aug 17, 2020

Story Behind The Label: Château Yvonne Le Gory

Matthieu Vallée took over the vineyards of Château Yvonne in 2007 and has kept the same traditional labels created by the previous owners. He’s said many times that he enjoys seeing the continuity of a label ...

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By Joshua Adler on Jul 22, 2020

Story Behind The Label: Pierre Cotton ‘100% Cotton’ Côte de Brouilly

I’ve been captivated by Pierre Cotton’s labels ever since his first vintage. The unmistakable hand behind the art comes from Romain Renoux, a graphic artist and designer based in Fleurie.

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By Vicki Denig on Jul 09, 2020

Alternatives to Chemicals in Champenoise Viticulture

It’s been said that Champagne is one of the hardest regions to farm responsibly, though Stéphane Regnault and Manu Leroy have other ideas. In addition to farming organically and biodynamically, these two pass...

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By Paris Wine Company on Jun 29, 2020

Help Stop Wine Tariffs Now!

Here we go again. As of October 2019, the United States has imposed a 25% tariff on still wines under 14.1% ABV from France, Spain, Germany, and the UK. 

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By Joshua Adler on Jun 24, 2020

New Producer: Château de Rhodes

At Paris Wine Company, we receive a steady stream of samples from French winemakers looking to export their wines. Unfortunately, like manuscripts sent through the transom to publishers, these unrequested sam...

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By Joshua Adler on Jun 03, 2020

A Few Rosés to Love

With summer approaching, sunshine in the sky, and dreams of backyards, beaches, and barbecues on my mind, here are a few rosés that I like to keep on hand to enjoy all summer long.

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By Joshua Adler on May 20, 2020

Story Behind The Label: Yann Bertrand ‘Cuvée du Chaos’

In 2012, Yann Bertrand returned to work alongside his parents Guy and Annick at the family domaine in Fleurie. The inspiration for the Fleurie ‘Cuvée du Chaos’ label comes from an unusual keepsake found in hi...

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By Joshua Adler on May 06, 2020

Cherche Midi Story

It seems that everyone is always looking for a value-driven organic wine with a nice label, and after years of looking, we’ve never been able to find one that hit the mark. We decided it was time to get more ...

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By Joshua Adler on Apr 29, 2020

Story Behind The Label: Julien Cécillon Saint-Péray ‘Gemini’

Despite the traditionally simple aesthetic, the labels from Julien Cécillon have quite a bit of symbolism. The ‘leaf and ladder’ logo at the top alludes to DNA, and each rung of the ladder represents one of t...

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By Vicki Denig on Apr 15, 2020

2019 Vintage Report in Beaujolais

Receiving harvest reports from our producers feels a bit like Christmas morning. Every year brings its own set of challenges and surprises, and no two years are ever exactly the same. Recently, three of our B...

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