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Burgundy 2014 vintage…the winemakers have their say: part 1

Now that the grapes haves been picked and the wine undertakes its hibernational period in the oak barrels, the winemakers of Burgudny can breathe a sigh of relief. After a difficult 2013 vintage, blighted with cold weather, rain and the … Continue reading

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Old world vs New world? Time to move on…

Old World vs New World? Time to move on… The big problem with the wine world…or at least one of the problems…is vocabulary. There’s so much jargon used in the wine industry that most common mortals get lost. Let’s forget … Continue reading

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The Côte Châlonnaise

Heading south from Beaune, we enter the third district called la Cote Chalonnaise, (the Chalon hillside), named after it’s mother city of Chalon and home to glass manufacture and the birthplace of photography. The city lies on the Saône river. … Continue reading

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