Verget Bourgogne “Terriors de Cote d’Or”

  Grape 100% Chardonnay   Facts Taken from the Verget website: “Verget’s philosophy can be summed up in one simple sentence: the best wine comes from the best grapes.”  Very original, I must say! Please note that this sentence is also to be found on 9 out of 10 other winery websites throughout the world. I can’t emphasize enough how much wineries really need to step up their game when it comes to their online…

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What is a Negociant?

Négociant [Nay-hohs-yahng] is a term that gets thrown around a lot, but not too many people really know the true meaning of the word. French in origin, a négociant is a word used to describe someone who buys their raw materials i.e. grapes or wine, and then produce, bottle and market it under their own label. Sometimes, such as in the label in the photo, you’ll see négociant-éleveur which really just means that the négociant…

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