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Posted by Dennis Sherman | 09 June 2016

As we come to the end of our ‘shake down’ week, the interior of Cromey is coming together. Here are some shots of a few of the rooms. We look forward to welcoming you to the Domaine de Cromey, the Heart of Burgundy (more…)

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Posted by Dennis Sherman | 28 May 2016

It’s happening as I write.Our partners in Cromey, Brenda and David Miley, are here with his siblings and their spouses to be our guinea pigs in a shake-down week before we open for real at the  end of June. And everyone is over the  moon. (more…)

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Posted by Dennis Sherman | 09 May 2016

Well, Cromey has been a hive of activity these past weeks.  Flagstone floors, monumental staircases, fantastic tile work, Ellie’s kitchen…all subjects of posts to come soon.  But today they finished the pool, and while I won’t show you the picture of my inaugural dip, I did want you to see the view from the pool...

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Posted by Dennis Sherman | 09 April 2016

We’re making great progress at Cromey. The painters are moving through the Manoir. The floor prep is just about done, so we’ll be able to lay the parquet and Burgundy stone soon. The landscaping in the park is fabulous. And we should be swimming in a heated pool sometime next week. Burgundy Stone Floor…Coming Soon!...

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Posted by Dennis Sherman | 06 March 2016

Landscaping the gardens Of all the ancient trees that form the canopy of the Cromey gardens, one is without a doubt the jewel in the crown. Legend has it that in 1804, all across France, the nobility planted cedars on their properties to mark the coronation of the Emperor Napoleon. While we have not yet...

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Posted by Dennis Sherman | 23 January 2016

The property that we now call the Domaine de Cromey came to be during the reign of Louis XIV. We have an impressive collection of archives that take us back to the day. But nothing so dramatically fixes Cromey in time as the pink marble fireplace that we uncovered in the main salon. With carvings...

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Posted by Kari Jensen | 01 January 2016

We got a great question from a customer asking how long we recommended you keep a Chablis… What is your recommendation for the latest date a Chablis should be drunk, i.e., 4 years, 6 years, 8 years? (more…)

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Posted by Dennis Sherman | 30 December 2015

Creating Cromey continues, and in recent weeks attention has turned to the orchard. Planted in the upper corner of what will eventually be the vineyard, the Cromey orchard is no ordinary one. Instead, this 2 acre area of land is going to host a Conservation Orchard, which is one made up of valuable old species...

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