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Posted by Dennis Sherman | 15 June 2017

The vegetable garden at Cromey (the French call it the ‘potager’: the soup garden) is exploding after weeks of brilliant sun and timely rain.  Have a look at what’s in store for those of you coming to see us in the near future!

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Posted by Dennis Sherman | 16 May 2017

Life at Cromey is all about the rhythm of the seasons.  Walk out the front gate, and nature takes you by the hand.  In mid-May, we set off foraging for two elusive woodland delicacies. The first is wild woodland garlic, ‘l’ail d’ours’ (bear garlic!), a member of the chive family. Its mild garlic flavor is...

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Posted by Dennis Sherman | 22 April 2017

It’s Springtime in Burgundy. Here’s a little something we have been whipping up in the kitchens at the Domaine de Cromey. A fantastic seasonal salad of baby fava beans, fresh peas and creamy goat’s cheese. SALADE DE CROTTIN DE CHEVRE AUX FEVES ET AUX PETITS POIS This simple springtime salad should be made from garden...

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Posted by Dennis Sherman | 16 March 2017

One of the iconic races of cycling, the Paris–Nice, came right through Cromey last week. It’s known as the Race to the Sun because its starts in a chilly Paris in mid March and races towards the Med for eight days. It is one of French cycling’s triumvirate that also includes the Tour de France and...

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Posted by Ashley Cummins | 01 February 2017

IRANCY On slopes above the Yonne river valley 15 km from Chablis, a handful of winemakers are growing Pinot Noir at the northernmost limit of its possibility. (more…)

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Posted by Ashley Cummins | 01 December 2016

I met James Melendez (James The Wine Guy) when I was in San Francisco last. We did a little tasting of Elden Selections small-production Burgundies, and he was genuinely moved. (more…)

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Posted by Dennis Sherman | 28 November 2016

Reasons to be Thankful As our first season at the Domaine de Cromey comes to a close, we look back and and marvel at what a year it has been. And we look forward to many great things to come.   As Spring gave way to Summer and then to Autumn, we watched Cromey and...

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Posted by Dennis Sherman | 28 November 2016

Burgundy a great cycling destination DOMAINE DE CROMEY Your base for biking in the Heart of Burgundy As recent guests here at Cromey can attest, the roads of Burgundy are beautifully maintained and surprisingly traffic-free. Burgundy has invested in a cycling infrastructure that amazes even the most experienced cycle tourist. Bike through the vineyards. Stop for lunch...

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