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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…

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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…

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Best Moroccan wines – Blog

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…

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