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The Perfect Serving Temperatures and Companions for the Best French Wines

Written by Healthy Eater. Posted in Best wine, Burgundy wine, Wine stores

Chablis
The history of wine and the history of the French are inexorable. As DiscoverFrance.net writes, viticulture began in the proto-French region of Gaul in the late first century. The Roman Empire, enjoying the pinnacle of its power, began exporting uprooted parts of its Italian vineyards to northern France, Germany, and parts of southern England. However, it was those wineries which were built in the north of France, regions referred to as Burgundy, that would become and remain the most important, both for the wine culture of France and the world. The French would create many of the most famous wines that we all drink across the world to this day. French wines from Chablis in Burgundy, known colloquially as Bourgognes, led to some of the world’s favo