Articles Tagged: Vidal Fleury

Fun Wines For Easter

post iconf you want to break out of your wine rut and try something fun for Easter, we have the wines for you. And, don’t feel like you can only drink these wines for Easter. Feel free to drink them all year. These wines aren’t your standard fare but they are fun, flirty and funky. These wines are approachable – they don’t need to age in your cellar (or your dark closet) for a few years or decades to be at their best. You can grab them at the wine shop and drink them the minute you get home. In other words, low maintenance. …Read More

DOTW Talks To Vidal Fleury

post iconWe recently had a very special wine tasting with Guy Sarton du Jonchay, the winemaster of Vidal Fleury, where we tasted through the Vidal Fleury portfolio with Mr. du Jonchay. During the tasting, we found out that Vidal Fleury is the oldest winery in the Rhone Valley having been established and in operation since 1781. Imagine my excitement when I found out that Thomas Jefferson visited the winery in 1787 in his wine tour of France and Italy and was the first person to export Vidal Fleury to the United States. Not to be too geeky, but I was an American history major and have always loved Thomas Jefferson who was a true renaissance man and wine lover! …Read More