white wine

2013 burgundy wine bottle in a cellar
Posted by Ashley Cummins | 03 07 2018

Burgundy 2013 was yet another small crop. The fourth in as many years. Some of it will be very good, in both red and white. But for some producers, it...

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Bottle of Chablis 2015 on a barrel
Posted by Ashley Cummins | 14 06 2018

We have resisted writing the Elden Selections Burgundy 2015 harvest report until now, mainly to let the hub-bub and hyperbole settle down, but more importantly to be sure that the...

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harvest
Posted by Ashley Cummins | 30 05 2018

At this time in 2012, the mood was dour here in Burgundy. We were in the middle of a four-month period of rain and miserable cold. Hail storms had machine-gunned...

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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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wine region
Posted by Ashley Cummins | 03 02 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...

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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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