posted on Mar, 29 2007 @ 07:12 AM
I have the advantage of having a French girlfriend whose family furnish us with large quantities of high quality wine every Christmas.
We've got some nice pomerols, sauternes, tons of Bourgogne from Cote de Nuits and Beaune, some nice wines from Provence, and some various Bordeaux
They know their wine on a completely different level to us non-frenchies, right down to knowing the winemakers personally and how they grow their
We can be looking at some expensive wine in Selfridges and I'll spot a nice looking bottle of Nuit St Georges and she'll go "I went to school with
his son, he's an idiot and his family are merde at making wine"
I have been well and trully converted from a lager lout to a wine snob