Chablis makes comeback in France, U.S.



While the effects of that California jug ‘Chablis’ had its negative impact, Chablis winemakers believe those days are largely behind them now.

The last column focused on the differences between Chablis and all other Chardonnay. Recently, Chablis winemakers Jean-François Bordet and Christian Moreau visited New York and took the time for a brief phone chat.

“I don’t think that’s still a problem,” Moreau said. “There used to be some confusion, of course, 15, 20 or 30 years ago. But in past six, seven or 10 years, people in the U.S. are more educated. They are more educated about wine because the journalists are talking about Chablis and they are talking about Chablis being made in France.

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