Posts Tagged ‘Beaujolais’

January Newsletter: Bordeaux Trembles, Lapierre Morgon, Value of The Month, Italian Crowd-Pleasers

Tweet The January newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… BENCHMARK BEAUJOLAIS by Jane Berg 2013 MORGON • M. & C. LAPIERRE Among the things I love most about living in France is what the French call the apéritif dînatoire. A proper translation doesn’t exist, though the concept […]

March Newsletter: Saving Biancu Gentile, New from the Bruniers, 2012 Boillot P-A

Tweet The March newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter…  THE ARTISTRY OF GRAMENON  by Dixon Brooke Michèle Aubéry-Laurent and her son Maxime François Laurent (whose wines are vinified at Gramenon) are among the precious few winemakers in Europe making grand, age-worthy wines that are vinified with […]

Unlikely Agers: Expanding Your Mind and Cellar

Tweet When it comes to laying down wines for ageing, never say never.  In this post, let’s explore the possibility of cellaring wines that aren’t necessarily known for their ability to age. In an effort to change the way we think about the age-worthiness of wine, I will first examine the reasons why we choose […]

An Impromptu Feast: A Tribute To Marcel

Tweet Delia Dent, from our office in Beaune, is our guest blogger today. Many of my best memories since I’ve been living in Burgundy are of friends and family visiting, motivating me to show off the best of life in France and giving me an excuse to indulge a bit. One such experience was my […]

This Cellar is Cold!

Tweet Steve Waters joins us again, elaborating on a tasting trip he took a few years back… On a tasting trip in France back in March 2005, my travel companions and I had a running joke about which producer had the coldest cellar.  We’d tasted in some pretty cold ones already while in the snowy […]