Category Archives: Jura

A 237 Year Old Bottle Of Vin Jaune Fetches Record Price

A 237 year old bottle of Vin Jaune (Yellow Wine) from the Jura has fetched the record price of 57,000 euros ($77,000) at an auction in a local wine festival at Arbois. The wine festival was started 15 years ago … Continue reading

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Other Sparkling Wines from France – the Jura

The Jura lies between Burgundy and Switzerland and takes its name from the Jura Mountains. It’s an area of lakes and mountainous pastures – and some very unusual wines! The climate of the Jura is continental but can be very … Continue reading

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Other Sparkling Wines from France – the Jura

The Jura lies between Burgundy and Switzerland and takes its name from the Jura Mountains. It’s an area of lakes and mountainous pastures – and some very unusual wines! The climate of the Jura is continental but can be very … Continue reading

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Domain Henri Maine, Underwater Yellow Wine and the Jura

The Telegraph reported recently on an experiment which involved submerging bottles of Arbois wine 60 metres below the surface among the ruins of a sunken 12th century Abbey in Vouglans, in the Jura region of eastern France. The Abbey was … Continue reading

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