Vin jaune, or yellow wine, is known for its distinctive, funky taste.
Nellie Ming Lee
Opinion

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The Corkscrew by Nellie Ming Lee

Vin jaune from eastern France is ‘the durian of the wine world’, beloved and hated in equal measure

  • The distinctive wine is made from the quirky savagnin grape grown in Jura, the smallest of France’s AOS regions

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Vin jaune, or yellow wine, is known for its distinctive, funky taste.
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The ValléeValle d’Aosta DOC, which lies in the vicinity of Mont Blanc, is Italy’s smallest wine region, with Switzerland bordering on the north, Piedmont in the south and France in the west. Located in the foothills, and home to Cave Mont Blanc.

Three must-try wines from Europe’s highest vineyards in the Italian Alps

  • The stunning Valle d’Aosta region – home to the highest vineyards in Europe – produces some unique wines
  • Lean, elegant, light-bodied reds and whites are produced form grape varieties such as petit rouge, fumin and prié blanc
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The ValléeValle d’Aosta DOC, which lies in the vicinity of Mont Blanc, is Italy’s smallest wine region, with Switzerland bordering on the north, Piedmont in the south and France in the west. Located in the foothills, and home to Cave Mont Blanc.
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