“In Vino veritas et amicitia” ….. In wine there is truth and friendship ……. is a slightly longer version of that well known quote originating from Zenobio the philosopher from Ancient Greece, and then used slightly differently by Pliny The… Read More ›
The wine behind the photo: #1 Nuits St Georges
Nuits St Georges is a tiny but famous wine village in the Cote de Nuits, Burgundy, France. The Clos des Langres is a walled monopole vineyard within the Domaine d’Ardhuy situated at Corgoloin between Beaune and Nuits St Georges and… Read More ›
Picture behind the story #28 Do YOU have a favourite watering hole?
Our Favourite Wine Bar I guess we all have a favourite pub, bar, wine bar, watering hole? My favourite pub is in the village of Broughton in Cumbria, The Manor Arms. My favourite wine bar however is in Beaune in… Read More ›
A winemaker’s work is never done!
Autumn/winter or Summer, always something to do among the vines. These two photos taken 9 months apart near Volnay, Burgundy.
A very interesting article from Neel Burton entitled A short philosophy of wine (Neel Burton, MD) has set me thinking (in an Epicurean kind of way) more specifically about “what wine has done for me” across my lifetime. As his… Read More ›
How to survive a day in Burgundy without wine tasting!
If you are into wine travel, a day without wine tasting in Burgundy seems odd, especially when staying in Meursault, only a few km away from Volnay, Pommard and Beaune to the North, and a few km away from Puligny… Read More ›
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