Archive for the Tag 'Cotes du Rhone'

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2017 Côtes-du-Rhône Samorëns Rosé Domaine Ferraton Père & Fils

A Rose by Any Other Name ~ Rosé PREFACE: HEART OF THE DEAL ~ THE WINERY: info is coming from the company’s own statements I can’t make up their history Nor am I to try SCIENCE ~ WINEMAKING SOUL ~ SAMPLE My tasting notes Imported from Sera Wine Imports, New York, NY   2017 Côtes-du-Rhône […]

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Worldly Wines of the Week ~ FERRATON Père & Fils

FRANCE ~ FERRATON Père & Fils FERRATON Père & Fils: In 1946, winemaker Jean Orëns Ferraton, also the son of a winemaker, began his vineyard in the Rhône Valley of France. Jean’s son Michel became the next generation rooted in the same passion. Over time, Michel has used new vineyard innovations, to bring their growing […]

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Corked ~ a Father, a Daughter, and a Give-Away

THE BOOK This is touted as the wine trip to end all wine trips. Hopefully not for the author and her father, Kathryn Borel and Phillipe Borel, I must add, because I believe they deserve one more go around with less baggage. From her first words to her last, I couldn’t put the book down. […]