Fete de L’Escargot, (Dordogne), Fete de La Moule (Boulogne), Fete de L’Huitre (Arachon) are all annual festivals in France symbolic of their culture and gastronomy involving snails, mussels and oysters respectively. There are many others across the summer months “honouring”… Read More ›
EULOGY FOR A WINERY – from “Gentlemans Portion”.
A beautifully written story of an outstanding winemaking family in The Rhône Valley, their wines, their loyalty to clients and the final loss of their vineyard due to illness of Sebastien, the young magician of a winemaker. Full story at… Read More ›
M. Chapoutier Crozes-Hermitage La Petite Ruche 2013
Originally posted on Vinthropology:
Pleasantly nostalgic and earthy, distinct and wonderfully expressive. A bold character masterfully crafted. Dense ruby in colour. First impact of barnyard followed by intense aromas of blackberry, raspberry, cherry and peppercorns with soft hints of chocolate.…
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