American Taste for French Wine

It wasn’t so long ago that a ‘superior’ bottle of wine meant a French wine.  Recently, I was surprised to hear a small town wine shop owner tell me he no longer carries a large selection of the wines of France – “People have quit buying French.”  Immediately I thought of the troubling ‘freedom fries’ movement years ago, but as a longtime Francophile, I hoped the reason wasn’t due to political sentiment…{read full story in Bonjour Paris}

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