Wine is obtained by natural or artificial grape fermentation allowing the sugar from the grape to transform into alcohol. The grape can have a black skin or a white (yellowish) skin but the juice is always white! Did you know it? If you drink a red or a rosé it means that the juice has spent some time in contact with the skin of the grape. The skin has many other particularities that it gives to the final wine : it will also give the consistency of the wine (mainly in reds) and its aromas. You bet skins are important!

Of course it is not the only answer to why a wine tastes the way it does : production method, region where the grape was cultivated, techinques used by the wine maker, the oenologue, the producer, the weather, the climate, the grapes used, the orientation of the vineyard, the soil, etc etc all of this that is commonly called the "Terroir" will give the specificity to the wine you will taste in a Wine&Spirit Lodging estate tomorrow. So ready to make your taste buds work? 

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White

For those who cherish white juice which color can go from lemon-green to gold and sometimes brown when aged. From sharp white wine to the toasted ones, discover them while staying at one of the...
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Red

Red wines have always been part of your family diners or of your barbecues with friends? You might already have your preferences and you will chosse the region accrodingly. If you don't have any...
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Rosé

Rosé... like the dew in the morning in french (rosée)...  This word and the colour it reveals are so poetic however rosé was not liked for many years whereas it is...
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Sparkling

Who does not like bublles? Champagne, Saumur in France, Cava in Spain Espagne, Prosecco or Asti in Italy, Sekt in Germany etc etc. Almost every country now in Europe makes its own sparkling wine....
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Sweet wines

Produced all around the world, sweet wines have been enjoyed for many years by rich people, kings, womens... They have many secrets that we hope you will discover when travelling to the different...

Producers

ST JULIEN

A house full of history in an authentic vineyard

The Domaine du Mont Verrier, is a B&B from the XVIIth century in the heart of 40ha of vineyards, with a rare and important ampelography collection gathering more than 200 type of cépages...

Saint Germain Nuelles

Revitalize in Beaujolais

Located 25km from Lyon and 3km from l'Arbresle (train station, all facilities) our gîtes offer an ideal situation for your stay in Beaujolais des Pierres Dorées. For a week or a...

Saint Martin du Bois

Dreaming stay and well being

An upscale guesthouse, the Château Prieuré Marquet is a heaven of luxury and refinement. Beautifully preserved and enhanced, the château’s soul comes to life in a welcoming setting where...

CHIROUBLES

The balcony of the Fêtre

The perfect combination to well tasting and well sleeping. ...

ODENAS

Gîte Domaine du Barvy

Gite 3 stars for 7 people on my wine estate in Beaujolais....

CASCASTEL-DES-CORBIERES

The taste for sharing

B&Bs and cosy gîtes in the heart of the Corbières at a vineyard producing organic and natural wines. ...

CABASSE

Main provencal house

Important provencal bastide in the heart of the vineyard, nestled in the familial hamlet. For lovers of the real provence. Winery owned by the same family since 1806....

HEILIGENSTEIN

Stay in the kingdom of Klevener

The wine estate is located in the heart of Alsace on the Wine Route in Heiligenstein, village of which slopes are going down the Mount Sainte Odile where great wines are produced. ...

Akaroa

Barn at French Farm

Stunning timber barn overlooking picturesque French Peak vineyard on the banks of Akaroa Harbour. We also welcome you in the heart of our vineyard for a stay in our wooden trailer! ...

La Motte

Stay in a bastide from 1830

Wine estate with B&B, producing AOP Côtes de Provence wines. Tasting room and boutique. 4 languages spoken.   ...

LASCABANES

First estate to be dedicated to gastronomy and art de vivre

Organic estate since 1997, gastronomic restaurant and 5 luxury bedrooms in the heart of 70ha of preserved nature.  ...

Pierreclos

B&B at the château

In South Burgundy, in the heart of a beautiful vineyard, stands the Château de Pierreclos, un symbolic Burgundian castle.  ...

LUGNY

B&B and wine-barrels

A wine estate in the heart of the Mâconnais, a small part of South burgundy where we cultivate joie de vivre. Famous for its vineyard and its king grape : chardonnay. ...

Escaladei-Tarragona

Luxury hotel in Catalonia

A medieval monastery given a contemporary update, in the Montsant foothills of Catalonia. When, in the 12th century, the Carthusian monks founded their monastery at the foot of the Sierra del...

Assignan

Village & Château Castigno - Wine Hotel & Resort

Castigno is off the beaten track. A well-kept secret. A place for those in the know. Luring a mix of locals and tourists from all over the world. Searching for gourmet secrets and the perfect spot to...

STE EULALIE

At the doors of Bordeaux - 5 stars Château

The Domaine de Chelivette offers the discovery of its architectural heritage and the visit of its biodynamic vineyards, its cellar and accomodation on site at Château Mathereau. ...