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Welcome to The Younger Wine, a blog created by me to document the world of wine through my lens as I learn and navigate it. I’m an aspiring winemaker and recent graduate of the Viticulture & Enology program at UC Davis. 

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Wine in France & What I’m Drinking

One of the reasons I’ve long-dreamt of moving to France was the sheer abundance of wine. Wine is truly part of everyday life here and inherent in the culture. Many French people grow up having little tastes of wine here and there at family dinners well before they reach the legal drinking age of 18…

Exclusive Tasting – Bodega Numanthia

One of the perks of getting to work for a large wine group is that if they own other brands, you can discover new wines and new regions that you maybe wouldn’t have the opportunity to otherwise. For me, I’ve been dreaming a lot lately about going to Spain. The sun, the food, the music……

48 Hours in Reims, Champagne

Reims is an ideal home base for a trip to Champagne. Planning a wine trip in one of France’s wine regions can be overwhelming due to the amount of wineries available to visit. Not only is Reims extremely walkable, but many of the major Maisons are there, such as Veuve Clicquot, Ruinart, Taittinger, and Lanson.…

Tasting my way through France

Recapping two French wine events visited in the last month  If you’re looking for a place to gather with like-minded fellow wine geeks, France is the place for you. When I lived in California, we of course had the occasional wine fair or exposition. However, here in Paris and in the surrounding wine regions there…


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