Monday November 30, 2020

Jura the obscure takes its bow

A mountain world of rare wines and Jurassic rocks is just waiting to be discovered

29th April, 2018
The Jura wine region is draped over largely Jurassic-aged rocks, which give the region its name

The Jura is perhaps France’s best kept secret. It is a quiet and timeless place, isolated high up in the mountains that bear its name, penned in between France and Switzerland to the south and Alsace, the Vosges Mountains and the Rhine to its north east.

It is green and lush, filled with vast dairy herds, endless varieties of cheesemaking, remote hidden valleys, half-timbered villages and peak-top castles.

For us wine lovers, it...

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