The Loire: Muscadet, Savennières, Saumur-Champigny, and More

the loire valley wines

Reading Time: The Loire is the third-largest wine-producing region by volume in France. The river is over 1000 kilometers (600 miles) in length and there are over 50 appellations in the region. The variety of wines produced here are staggering, everything from still to sparkling to sweet. It would take

Domaine de la Solitude Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cornelia Constanza 2016

Domaine de la Solitude Chateauneuf du Pape Cornelia Constanza 2016

Reading Time: *The photo depicts the 2015 vintage but the article refers to the 2016 vintage.  Hello! Welcome to As Drunk by Exotic Wine Travel, a weekly column where we feature interesting wines that we encourage you to seek out. The reviews featured in this series may be written by either one

Taste Champagne Hong Kong By Tyson Stelzer

Taste Champagne Hong Kong Watsons

Reading Time: While Charine is crazy about Champagne, I've always been slow to the party. Over the years I've attempted to become knowledgeable about sparkling wines, especially Champagne. The Taste Champagne Hong Kong by Tyson Stelzer was a great opportunity to sharpen my palate further. There were 30 houses pouring over 130

Domaine Bois de Boursan Cuvée de Félix Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2016

Reading Time: Hello! Welcome to As Drunk by Exotic Wine Travel, a weekly column where we feature interesting wines that we encourage you to seek out. The reviews featured in this series may be written by either one or the both of us. The featured wines can be from obscure or

Les Printemps de Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Les Printemps de Chateauneuf du Pape Tasting

Reading Time: The nearby city of Avignon is where several popes resided in the early 14th century. A castle was constructed in a nearby village for Pope John Pape XXII. Hence the modern name Châteauneuf-du-Pape or 'New Castle of the Pope'. The village is the source of robust reds and unique

Château Mont-Redon Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2015 & 2016

Chateau Mont Redon Chateauneuf du Pape as drunk by Exotic wine travel

Reading Time: Hello! Welcome to As Drunk by Exotic Wine Travel, a weekly column where we feature interesting wines that we encourage you to seek out. The reviews featured in this series may be written by either one or the both of us. The featured wines can be from obscure or

Exotic Wine Travel’s 18 Wines of 2018

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Reading Time: What a year. 2018 marked our fourth year as location-independent entrepreneurs and our third year in the wine industry. While the first two years seemed like a constant struggle for acceptance into this new world, 2018 was dancing to a different tune---we felt welcomed and appreciated for much

An Evening With The Liber Pater 2009

Liber Pater

Reading Time: It's not often that you enjoy a 4,000 Euro bottle of wine. Liber Pater is one of the most controversial and expensive Bordeaux red wines in the world. The winery is located in the Graves AOC, within the left bank of Bordeaux. Winemaker Loic Pasquet wanted to re-create the