Moroccan wines

La Pergola : rooftop jazz bar by RM

La Pergola : rooftop jazz bar by RM

A light lunch? A refreshing mid-afternoon break? A drink & tapas night-out with friends? A cocktail treat with the loved one ? A nice family diner? A jazzy brunch with view on the Koutoubia mosque..? La Pergola is the perfect place for all of this and much more. The brand new Riad Monceau rooftop jazz bar invits you to come and chill, have a drink, in an exotic and relaxing decor – a mix between enchanted oasis and desert boot-camp – right off the always amazing Jemaa El Fna. Enough to forget the surrounding hustle and bustle and savour the moment. Carpe diem as they say. More information and updated news on the dedicated website : la Pergola, rooftop jazz bar by Riad Monceau. Or else on our Facebook page...

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Tandem red wine – Moroccan wines

Great Moroccan wines / Tandem Red Wine – As part of its blog dedicated to the best Moroccan wines, Restaurant Riad Monceau is very pleased to introduce one of its best finds : Tandem red wine, by Alain Graillot. From the meeting in 2003 between Alain Graillot (Crozes-Hermitage, Saint Joseph) and Thalvin was born TANDEM, one of the most interesting wines from the current Moroccan production. The collaboration between Morocco and France is known for its fertility and the history of TANDEM is one of the most beautiful illustrations ever. In 2003, during a visit to the Moroccan vineyard Alain Graillot, great French wine producer in the Northern Rhône (Crozes-Hermitage, Saint Joseph) and artist in love with the grape vineyard of Syrah, meets Thalvin teams (one of...

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Val d’Argan – Best Moroccan wines

Best Moroccan wines / Val d’Argan – As part of its blog dedicated to the presentation of the best Moroccan wines, Restaurant Riad Monceau is very pleased to introduce one of its best finds : the Val d’Argan wines from the Val d’Argan estate, property of Charles Mélia. At an age when many aspire to live an easy life Charles Mélia decides that his own life as a Châteauneuf-du-Pape wine producer is definitely too well settled. So at nearly 50 years old he entrusted the keys of his estate to his eldest daughter, Anne-Charlotte, and go and explore the world in search of a new wine “Eldorado”. A new adventure, a new start in life. It is finally in Morocco, land of his childhood, that the Val d’Argan will born in 1994, a family estate...

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Best Moroccan wines – Blog by Restaurant Riad Monceau

Best Moroccan wines – Blog by Restaurant Riad Monceau

Best Moroccan wines – Blog by Restaurant Riad Monceau – If the capacity of the Moroccan vineyards (50 millions bottles per year or so) cannot yet compete with California’s, the Sharifi Kingdom features nevertheless exceptionnal assets – a rich and diverse geology, an ideal meteorology – which are likely to make it a future wine paradise. Even though the idea might seem strange at first sight today, it is actually less surprising than it appears if one remembers that, since Antiquity, Mococco as always been a privileged land for vineyards and wine. The contemporary Moroccan vineyard takes its expansion, from 1880, thanks to the emigration of French winemakers defeated by phylloxera, and since, their descendants and successors have...

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Riad Monceau’s cookbook

Riad Monceau’s cookbook

It’s now been almost 10 years since the Riad Monceau strives to represent the best that Morocco and Marrakech have to offer : architecture, tradition of hospitality, lifestyle, gastronomy, … a strong and constant commitment that is rewarded today with the publishing of Riad Monceau’s book : The Riad Monceau – A palace of Moroccan gastronomy available at all bookstores. Published by the great Moroccan editor La Croisée des Chemins, this luxury Moroccan cookbook was thought as an hymn to this extraordinary city that is Marrakech, perfect symbol of today’s Morocco, a country firmly heading towards future and modernity, but also strong of its culture and traditions that make its richness. Featuring 284 pages under a canvased hard cover,...

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