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Happy New Year 2020 from The French Corner!

Ok, it is official, 2020 is over…finally. One of the longest years in memory for a variety of reasons, one thing is constant however, we all need a good drink (or several) to see the year out.

With this in mind, we have selected our top 10 favorite wine types, all with styles that can serve as cocktail wines, or served with food. To be enjoyed while making sure that after twenty or so years, 2020 will indeed end.



The most planted grape variety on the planet. The spectrum of styles is truly impressive, and finding a combination of labels […]

By |December 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Happy Holidays 2020 from The French Corner!

Here we are once again, standing on the precipice of closing out the craziest and most impactful years in recent memory.  We hope you holiday duties are (mostly) done, and you get a few moments here and there to relax a bit – but most likely you’ll find yourself blinking, wondering how it’s all went by so fast, and ‘how did I gain 15lbs in three days?!’. Though that may not be the case for 2020, as the hustle and bustle of celebrating with friends and family has been replaced with trying to explain to your great aunt how […]

By |December 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Whiteface Lodge launches “Sophie’s Grace” cuvee

The Whiteface Lodge (The Leading Hotels of the World) in Lake Placid partnered with The French Corner and Chateau La Croix des Pins to create its own private label wine. Chateau La Croix des Pins was the first Estate that converted to Organic farming in the south Rhone region in the 90’s. The Domaine is led by Jean-Pierre Valade (picture) who is also the technical director for the IOC, the largest wine laboratory in France. Sommelier Christopher Locke sampled various grape varieties from several terroirs in order to make a one of a kind cuvee. This Ventoux 2014 cuvee carries […]

By |July 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The French Corner at Sud de France NYC

The French Corner will be featuring 2 of its winemakers from the Languedoc region at Sud de France event in NYC on April 5th 2016. Clos de l’Amandaie and Chateau Guilhem are flagships of the region and are seducing an increasing number of wine lovers.
Where: Sud de France – 724 5th Avenue, New York

By |March 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|

“Maison du Languedoc” and The French Corner featuring Chateau Guilhem on 5th avenue, NYC

The French Corner will be joining talented winemaker Bertrand Gourdou from Chateau Guilhem (AOC Malepere, Languedoc) at “La Maison du Languedoc” on 5th ave in NYC, Tuesday March 31st. The event is organized by “Sud de France” to promote leading Languedoc wineries.

The event will be followed by a 2-day roadshow in NY, where Bertrand will feature his award wining red wine “cuvee Prestige”.

By |March 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|

The Entre-Deux-Mers 2014 from Chateau Castenet wins the GOLD medal at the Concour General Agricole in Paris !

The news has just been announced ! The cuvee Entre-Deux-Mers 2014 from Chateau Castenet in Auriolles has received the highest distinction at the Concour General Agricole de Paris. This award is the last of a long list of recognitions earned by Mylene and Guillaume Guennec.

The French Corner currently carries the 2012 vintage of this wonderfull white Bordeaux blend (sauvignon blanc, semillon and muscadelle).

By |February 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Now distributing Brigitte Chevalier’s Domaine de Cébène from Languedoc (AOC Faugères) !

Domaine de Cébène, a vineyard with a sense of place ! Brigitte Chevalier came to Faugères to make wine in her own, highly individual way. In a short space of time, her organically farmed estate of 11 hectares has established itself as a leader within its chosen appellation and a highly rated name within South of France winemaking circles.

Brigitte hunted down and bought the parcels that met her objectives, choosing them on the basis of the quality of their terroir and their grape varieties, their exposure (north-facing, for balanced wines) and altitude (300 metres, in the foothills of the […]

By |February 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|

The French Corner to attend ProWein (March 15-17)

The French Corner will be in Dusseldorf for the ProWein exhibition (March 15-17). We will be looking forward to discovering new great winemakers !

A number of our winemakers will also be participating in the show:

Chateau Guilhem – Languedoc, Hall 11 E64
Domaine de l’Amauve – Cotes du Rhone Villages Seguret, Hall 11 J223
Domaine Bouchier Chatellier – Pouilly Fume, Hall 11 E70
Domaine de Bel Air, Beaujolais, Hall 11 E186
Clos des Cazaux – Gigondas & Vacqueyras
Chateau Le Plaisir – Cairanne


By |February 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|

eParker gives 90 points to the cuvee Laurances 2010 from Domaine de l’Amauve

Jeb Dunnuck writes about the wine : “The 2010 Côtes du Rhône Villages Séguret Laurances is still outstanding, showing plenty of peppery spice, currants and licorice, medium to full-bodied richness and solid underlying structure. It should continue to evolve nicely through 2018. ”

SABLE / SÉGURET – Moving north and east of Gigondas, towards Mount Ventoux, you hit the villages of Sablet and Séguret, both located on the northwest facing slopes of the Dentelles de Montmirail. The soils here consist of more sand near the village, but have a limestone soils similar to Gigondas as you move into the higher elevation […]

By |January 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Jancis Robinson praises Clos des Cazaux

In its recent review of the South Rhone wines, Jancis Robinson acclaimed Clos des Cazaux cuvees. Both for the Vacqueyras and the Gigondas, Clos des Cazaux received one of the 2 highest marks. Well done !

By |December 1st, 2014|News|