Archive for the ‘Pre-Arrival’ Category

“Joyous” Gigondas

  by Chris Santini For me, it’s no surprise—legend has it that Gigondas derived its name many moons ago from jucunda, Latin for “joyous.” I personally associate Gigondas with many joyous occasions, beginning back in the 1980s when as a kid I would accompany my father on trips there, where he would purchase the fresh […]

White Burgundy? No Better Investment Than Cherisey

It isn’t very often that we find a new producer of white Burgundy, making wines as good as the best names in the Côte de Beaune. His name flies completely under the radar and his modesty of demeanor and price leaves you gasping for comprehension when you taste the brilliance of his wines.  Laurent Martelet […]