• Gérard Bertrand ‘Art de Vivre' Red Blend 2015, Langudeoc, France

    19 days ago - By Vine Pair

    I am always a little skeptical when it comes to wines with made-up names, offbeat bottles, and other marketing techniques aimed at luring consumers into buying them. Gérard Bertrand's 2015 “Art de Vivre” Red Blend from Languedoc checked those boxes with its amphora-inspired clay bottle, and its name, which means “art of living” - and, let's be honest, is a rather sweeping pronouncement for a bottle of wine.
    It turns out that this is really good wine - an $18 value that shows the quality coming from the huge Languedoc region in the south of France and, more specifically, from Bertrand's...
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