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Through rain and wind and snow, Fred will deliver exceptional Muscadet.

Snow Day!

Snowy weather in Chicago reminds us of how important a good solid winter is for vines all over the world.  We hear again and again from producers that without a break, the incredible engine that is a vine can not produce the sort of fruit that it is capable of without a long winter’s nap. […]

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Chef Andy Motto cooking with Turner Pageot

Candid Wines Dinner at Quince

Candid Wines partnered with Quince and Vinic Wine Co. to host a dinner on Thursday, Nov. 5, highlighting the seasonal cuisine of Chef Andy Motto, and a handful of the sustainable wineries in the Candid portfolio. I think it was a clear reminder of the special connection between wine and food. Here’s a recap of […]

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Encuvage raisins

Harvesting Gamay and making Beaujolais at Domaine de Boisfranc

Winemaker Thierry Doat produces a wonderfully clean Beaujolais on his family estate in Jarnioux, France. It seems that with every vintage, the price of small producer Beaujolais, especially those grown organically, climb a little bit higher. The Beaujolais that I cut my teeth on in France was clean, complex, and far less expensive than what […]

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