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.

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...

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,...

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...

Lyons Wines

The Dream Vintage The wine regions of Europe enjoyed a virtually perfect vintage in 2005. Not least in Lyons. In the usual way, Lyons is always first cab off the rank with its annual "en...

Origins of Wine Making in Lyons

Lyons has a fine tradition of wine making that spans several centuries and dates back to Roman times. A revealing verse by the Roman consul-cum-poet, Ausonius, provides clear evidence of vineyards flourishing in the...

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...

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...

Top 10 Things to Do in Napa Valley (Besides Drink Wine)

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....

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