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La Perle D'Arche Sauternes wine being poured into a wine glass

Sauternes | The Home of Divine Sweet Wines

February 9 2022
Sauternes is an appellation of Graves known for its intensely sweet, white, dessert wines . Known...
Domaine Alliet in the Loire Valley, France. Long rows of green vines with the large building with the Alliet logo in the background

The Loire Valley | An Oceanic Influence

February 9 2022
Proudly regarded as The Cradle of the French, as it is believed its residence speak the purest fo...
Line up of Maison Blanche wines from a variety of vintages

Vintages - Why are they important?

February 2 2022
Derived from vin, the French word for wine Put simply, a vintage is the year in which the grapes ...
Champagne region landscape shot

Appellation Types | appellation d'origine contrôlée

January 25 2022
‘controlled designation of origin’ Primarily used to identify where a wine’s grapes were grown,...
Maison Advinam Orange wine, Anne Buiatti crushing grapes by foot

Orange Wines | What are they?

January 19 2022
Orange wine, Skin-contact white wine, Skin-fermented white wine, Amber wine What is orange wine a...
Burgundy landscape shot

Climats of Burgundy

January 12 2022
“Each Climat is a vine plot, with its own microclimate and specific geological conditions, which ...
Word map of wine terms

Glossary of Wine Terms

December 14 2021
A.O.C An acronym for the 'Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée', the business of classifying wines in ...
Wine bottles all lined up with corks sealing them up

Bottle Sealants - Cork vs Screw Caps

December 14 2021
As you may have noticed all of our Le Club wines are sealed with corks, all of varying different ...
Stainless steel tanks in French winery

Types of Fermentation Vessels

December 2 2021
Clay Amphorae Positives: One of the most ancient and natural methods of winemaking. No addition...
Jerome Dehours pouring small amounts of wine into the barrel using a large can and spout

Vinification Explained

November 24 2021
The conversion of the juice of the grapes to wine through the process of fermentation. This is th...
Large palace in Bordeaux at night time in front of the lake with a reflection of the lit up building

Bordeaux | Home of the Heavenly & Divine Red Blends

November 23 2021
The Bordeaux wine region is the most renowned and storied wine region in the world. Its long history, which dates back to the Romans, the quality of the wines produced and its large area of production have created and built its insurmountable reputation. From red to white, rosé, sweet and sparkling wine.
People tending to the vines of a vineyard in France

Organic and Biodynamic | What's the difference?

November 23 2021

How many times have you seen the label "Organic" or Biodynamic" and wondered what the difference is between the two? Broadly speaking, both practices are focused on ensuring that the vines are grown completely free from chemical pesticides, herbicides, fertilisers and GMOs.

Alex Rougeot pouring Champagne into two wine glasses.

How to Serve a Glass of Champagne

November 23 2021
A guide to ensure no Champagne will be wasted! Opening the Bottle: Tilt the bottle slightly awa...
Man pointing out different kinds of rocks and soils that lady has in her hand in France

Terroir | The 5 Elements of a Great Wine

November 23 2021
At Le Club, all our wines are sources from producers that are mastering these five elements. This...
Landscape shot of Meursault, Burgundy France

Burgundy | World Renowned Wine Region

November 23 2021
Burgundy, otherwise known as Bourgogne, is a universally renowned wine region, known for crafting top quality wines for an insatiable, discerning global market. Not only is the region constantly growing in popularity, it is the actual Climats of the Bourgogne winegrowing region that is covered by the UNESCO World Heritage List, more accurately the sub-regions of Côte de Beaune and Côte de Nuits, extending over a 60km geological fault line, including the towns of Dijon and Beaune.

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