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Posted by Dennis Sherman | 22 September 2015

We love the idea that the first piece of furniture we bought for Cromey is the Baby Grand. No home is complete without music, and so it is fitting – and maybe a bit quirky – that we have a piano before we have the room it will go in to. And this is no...

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Posted by Dennis Sherman | 20 August 2015

Those of you that know us will have heard by now. After more than 25 years exploring Europe’s wine regions and culinary destinations with Papillon, Ellie and Dennis are coming home to Burgundy. With a lifetime of experience to share, we have long dreamed of creating something special here. And now that dream is coming...

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Posted by Ashley Cummins | 03 February 2014

The 2014 Chablis Concours The 28th Chablis Concours took place last week (yes I am late in reporting on this…), as always at the BIVB headquarters in the Petit Pontigny in Chablis. This event has grown in competence and stature over the years and is today one of the events in the year that Burgundy...

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maceration
Posted by Ashley Cummins | 11 October 2013

I was down in the Cote d’Or yesterday to see how the harvest finished and to smell that first whiff of fermentation. These past few weeks we have been hearing all sorts of reports from all over Burgundy. So now that the harvest is pretty much done, I wanted to see for myself what is actually...

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Posted by Ashley Cummins | 01 August 2013

This post was scheduled to appear last month, but in light of the recent legal actions taken against Burgundy winegrower, Emmanuel Giboulot, we decided to wait to see how the case would develop. (more…)

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