Sacrebleu, A French Wine Label!

How To Read A French Wine Label My friend, Gerard, is French. He’s been in the U.S. for over thirty years now. But his accent is as thick as it was when he moved here, to the point that when I don’t see him for some time I can’t understand him. One thing I can understand is his love for a good Bourgogne, being that he is from Dijon. In case that is all French to you, Bourgogne is the same as Burgundy, which is famous for both its Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Gerard doesn’t say sacrebleu, though. He merely looks at me like I’m an idiot when I say it. Reading a Bourgogne label or any French wine label can be difficult and confusing what with the varying regulations and restrictions per wine region. I’m going to go through each major wine region of France and show you what information you can gleam from a French wine label. Here’s the link discussing Old World Wine Labels if you missed it. And here’s a nice vid on the subject: And here’s the link to How To Read A New World Wine Label. From our discussion on Old World wine labels [...]