Beaujolais Delivers

Beaujolais Delivers

Exploring the villages of Beaujolais in January was a challenge but I struck lucky at the Caveau Chateau de Fleurie

Moulin-a-Vent on the N7

After my brief visit to Beaune, I drove on to deliver the hire car that had replaced my broken down Skoda, which was still en panne in a garage somewhere outside Orleans. I have described its rather tragic last moments earlier in my blog, and gradually it was becoming...
Beaune and the Musee de Vins

Beaune and the Musee de Vins

My visit to the Musee de Vin at Beaune was a vivid reminder of how important wine has been in the history of the Bourgogne region.

First steps in the Maconnais

Exploring The Mâconnais From our base in Mâcon, I drove out to several of the southern Mâconnais villages: first to Vinzelles, then on to Fuissé, then Pouilly and then Solutré. These all lie within a few kilometers of each other, and although the Caves were all shut,...

Wine Review: Hebron’s Bubbly

Hebron Vineyard 2018 Sparkling Hebron Vineyard “Silver Lining” 2018 First Release. This white wine is made from Solaris grapes. 13% abv. Made by Paul Rolt at Hebron Vineyard.   Absolutely loved this. It has a strong flavour of elderflower, then...

Wine Review: Cuvée Secrète Organic

Jean Claude Mas Organic Grapes: Merlot / Cabernet Organic red from Jean Claude Mas. Pays d’Oc IGP. 14% abv. 2020.   Subtle organic red from Jean Paul Mas. Nice flavours of red and black fruit: strawberry, black cherry and plum come to mind. Also there was a...