October 22, 2023

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Phylloxera in France

A Deep Dive into the Economic Impact of Phylloxera in France The devastating epidemic of Phylloxera in Southern France had long-term economic consequences for the grape producers and the overall wine industry of the region. Between 1863 and 1890, Phylloxera, a virus that feeds on the roots of grape plants, caused a considerable loss of […]

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Châteauneuf-du-Pape Châteauneuf-du-Pape is one of the most famous wine regions in the world. It’s located in the south of France, in the Rhône Valley. Most wine drinkers know Châteauneuf-du-Pape for its rich red wines, but many are unaware of its interesting history, or how it earned the name Châteauneuf-du-Pape. The Catholic Church Connection Prior to

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