The Nomad Collection, Timeless Wine Tool Cases (Limited Edition)
Discover L’Atelier du Vin’s Nomad collection, genuine leather wine tool kits to keep your accessories safe and accompany you to vineyards around the world. The sturdy, custom-made cases, handcrafted in Italy, perfectly encase your corkscrews, foil cutters, pourers, pliers and champagne corks. The Nomad collection is a limited edition, so each model is unique. Sturdy […]
Storied History of L’Atelier du Vin Wine Opener and Upcoming Products
L’Atelier du Vin, French for “the wine workshop,” has been creating unique wine tools since the 1920s. Famously known for the Bilame, their tin-blade cork puller, L’Atelier du Vin makes a range of corkscrews and collectors sets that are available on the Coravin marketplace.
What is the Impact of Frost on France’s 2021 Vintages?
The 2021 vintage is a cause of great concern for French winemakers in a number of regions. In early April, a terrible wave of frost of a rare magnitude, hit France’s vineyards. Which ones were the worst hit ? Which wineries were spared? L’Atelier du Vin takes stock of this devastating icy spell and its consequences […]
Why does one drink Champagne to celebrate?
This period was one of new fortunes and some extravagant behaviour. Sparkling champagne, because of its visibly different and mobile nature (the bubbles), and perhaps also for the rapid effect of “euphoria” it produced on those who drank it, was an ideal drink for such consumers. It was different and amusing. The same was […]
In the heart of the vineyards in Champagne
Pickers and carriers are busy in the vineyard; it’s serious work, but a lot of fun. At the winepress – 2 “Coquards” with 8-tonne sloping surfaces – large arms are busy until late at night: grape must waits for no-one! The gleaming climate-controlled vat room is ready… The cellar master watches over the operation: […]
Wine Elegance In a mansion house on the left bank. The wines, decanted for two hours, are waiting on the immaculate marble of the fireplace, in front of the large mirror. The guest climbs the stairs… The refinement of the 18th century can be seen in the majestic staircase, the large living room, the […]
Aération Douce – Exploreurs
Exploreur® Oenology The glass that lets the wine express itself. Releasing the aromas of wine! Inhale first the wine in the glass; then swirl your wine in your Exploreur® Oenology glass for a few seconds and then breathe in the difference. As the wine moves against the wall of the glass, the intensity of its […]
The White Wine Coast
Early November 2018 We come out of the winery of our friend Paul, winegrower at Le Mesnil sur Oger. A few samples of the still wine already show me – thanks to Paul’s explanations, his pipette in hand – the differences between the grapes from several plots. The harvest, which was early this […]