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Australia’s French Wine Distributor talks about Terroir

Terroir is the basis of the French wine appellation d’origine controlee (AOC) system. This system presumes that the land from which the grapes are grown gives a unique quality that is specific to that vineyard site. The components of terroir...

Buying French Wines Just Got Easier

Premier French Wine Importers, Hausler Family Wines, Makes Accessing High Quality Wines Affordable and Easy Having spent quite a few years in the wine industry, I have come in contact with many wine-makers & lovers of wine generally. The opinion...

Pink Lady Mixology from Pierre de Segonzac

Ingredients: 20 ml (¾ oz) VSOP cognac 10 ml (¼ oz) raspberry liqueur 90 ml (3 oz) Champagne 1 raspberry Procedure: Pour the cognac and the liqueur into the glass, fill with chilled Champagne. Garnish it with raspberry.  

COGNAC – from vineyard to barrel

The Vineyard The vineyard is located in Grande Champagne, a district that is the land of the finest Cognacs. Today, Pierre's family is one of the few Cognac houses that are specialised in old Cognacs. The 75 acres vineyards are...

VINTAGE 2018 – Chateau de L’Ou & Chateau La Haye well under way.

Chateau de L'Ou "Every day the tasting allows us to follow the evolution of our vats...2018 ."    Chateau La Haye "Closure of Tanks: End of alcoholic transformation. Post fermentation maceration will start to allow for a smooth and natural extraction of...

We Are at the Local Markets!

We recently conducted a wine tasting stall at the Hills UPmarket in Castle Hill NSW. A great opportunity for people in our area to sample a selection of French wines & in particular our new Chateau de L'Ou Rose 2017. Happy...

Spotlight on Chateau de L’Ou  The Winemakers – Séverine et Philippe Bourrier

Love is the master word of this project: their Love of course, but also Love of wine, noble product of the Earth and Love of the challenges: to make wines "Haute Couture", in Organic Farming, in Roussillon, and to make...

For Those Who Still Think That Cognac is Only an After-Dinner Liqueur !

Due to its complexity and aromatic profile, Cognac is the ideal spirit to devise extraordinary food pairing with numerous dishes. Click on the link for more information. (more…)

Experiencing French Wines Now Easier Than Ever Before

Having spent many years in the wine industry, I’ve met other wine lovers & wine makers. They do enjoy wine, but so often somehow overlook the wonderful offerings that France gives the world. Even if they do appreciate a beautiful...

A Tale of Two Vintages: 2018 in the Hunter Valley vs 2017 in Southern France

Our resident winemaker Ashley Hausler reports from the Hunter Valley that the harvest and wine crush in Jan/Feb was an outstanding vintage. No rain whatsoever provided beautiful growing conditions for both red and white wines. As a result, the fruit was pristine...