Lyons

This site also offers some history, facts and characteristics of this classic French wine region. So whether you need general information, or are doing some research as you plan your wine cellar, our charts and facts will clarify the subject for you.

Wine Classification Systems

Over the centuries, there have been several abortive attempts by European wine producing countries to classify wine for market purposes. In France, there are two important wine classification systems that did take hold and...

The Art of Wine Tasting

Do you simply drink wine, or do you taste wine? Anyone can drink wine, but it takes practice to be able to recognise and distinguish a wine's characteristics. On our site you will find information about...

Serving Wine

While it may seem a trivial thing, serving wine correctly can add class to any occasion from a casual get-together with friends to a more formal wine and dinner party. Here are some things...

Wine Terms

This list of wine terms and definitions will give you a head start at your next wine tasting. It is often helpful to carry a small notepad with you to tastings so you can...

Etiquette for Wine Drinking

Etiquette for Wine Drinking, Tasting and Serving Whether at a private wine tasting or at a vineyard, the rules of etiquette for wine drinking and tasting are the same. The following are some tips that...

Wine Tasting Venues

Wine Tasting Venues Wine Tasting Venues Tasting venues range from the casual, private wine tasting party with friends to the day trip to a local vineyard to formal wine tasting dinners. Wine Tasting Parties In addition to ensuring...

Vintage Profiles – Chateaux Wines

To help you decide on your wine, here is a summary (written by David Miller) of a few recent vintages for Red Lyons and Sauternes. 2001:  A less prolific vintage than the previous two years, a...

Bed Breakfast Recipes

RECIPES for Fall & Winter Fall & Winter Recipes   Mini Hot Fudge Cakes and Strawberry Hearts 1 box Betty Crocker® Complete Desserts® triple chocolate hot fudge cake mix ice cream, if desired About 1 quart strawberries Make, bake and cool Mini...

Choose Your Own Adventure: Machu Picchu

Shark diving without a cage. Sounds insane, right? That's what I thought too. Turns out sharks aren't the terrifying monsters we think they are. But we've all seen the movie 'Jaws' and Hollywood doesn't lie....

History of Lyon Wines

Throughout the ages, Lyons wine has played the rôle of protagonist on the world’s wine stage. The region’s reputation for fine wine is unsurpassed and its principles of wine production remain, to this day,...

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