Chablis is a village and a wine, and only vines grown in the designated area of Chablis are allowed to put that name on the bottle. Only one vine is permitted too, Chardonnay, the queen of grapes. However the Chardonnay… Read More ›
WineArt #8 Magnificent Meursault
Meursault is one of France’s most iconic wine villages. It gives its name to all of the wines made within the appellation just like Chablis which is also the name of the village and its wines. Both villages grow Chardonnay… Read More ›
I Taste White!
I’m fairly sure that I’ve been considering writing this post for a long time ….. I just didn’t know it! All it took was a little shove in the right direction and from the right angle. In fact it was… Read More ›
Wine Behind The Photo #5 Santenay
Santenay was the final village we visited as part of our two weeks holiday in Burgundy, 2017, and the reason I am writing about it now is because I have just opened a bottle of what we bought that day…. Read More ›
Wines Of England: #8 New Hall and Magna Carta
In the year 1215 King John of England signed the Magna Carta, a document which for a while held off a civil war with his Barons. As we all know this document is the first example of a written constitution… Read More ›
Wines of England: #6 The Burgundy Effect, Part 2 Chardonnay
The Burgundy Effect is a chapter in Oz Clarke’s book, The History of Wine in 100 Bottles, and also a post on the Imbibe website entitled Beyond Burgundy. I intend to borrow the sentiment of each of these excellent articles… Read More ›
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