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wine bottles in a cellar
Posted by Ashley Cummins | 24 05 2018

Generous Burgundy This past weekend the Domaine Rapet Pere et Fils in Pernand-Vergelesses invited their friends for a tasting of 30 vintages of their Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Cru ‘Ile des Vergelesses...

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vineyard view
Posted by Ashley Cummins | 22 05 2018

We had a white wine from Viserny last week. Viserny is just down the road from where we live. And you would never guess but it’s the most important wine...

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wine barrel
Posted by Ashley Cummins | 16 05 2018

The 153rd Wine Auction at the Hospices de Beaune It’s always a wild ride. But 2013 was a white-knuckle experience. And Elden was there. The Hospices de Beaune sells its...

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Movie banner of Back to Burgundy
Posted by Ashley Cummins | 30 04 2018

Burgundy, a land of tradition, history, family and most recently, the center of attention for French filmmaker Cédric Klapisch and his gorgeous film, Back to Burgundy. Back to Burgundy introduces...

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View of a vineyard
Posted by Ashley Cummins | 27 03 2018

This may be my weirdest tasting ever. An overall lousy morning: my wine pick-ups were all screwed up in one way or another, so the warehouse rejected my Customs paperwork,...

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maceration
Posted by Ashley Cummins | 11 10 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...

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