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Posted by admin | 09 07 2020

The monk known as Bertin must have liked his wine – and he must have had a great vineyard to grow it, for it is after this ‘field’ that the...

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Posted by admin | 01 07 2020

The Côte de Nuits is known for world-class Pinot Noir wines – it’s a cornucopia of superb reds (and a few very great whites), a jewel in the Burgundian crown,...

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Posted by admin | 19 06 2020

You may be forgiven for a quick eye-roll when you hear some of the scientific jargon used to describe (and sell) food and drink nowadays. Some of the claims can...

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Posted by admin | 08 06 2020

For every rule there’s an exception. Whether it’s “i before e except after c” or Oscar Wilde’s being able to ‘resist everything but temptation”, you’ll find interest and variety wherever...

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Posted by admin | 20 05 2020

The turn of the new millennium was a special time for many reasons, but in particular it marked an important event in the Couchois region, just to the south of...

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Posted by admin | 10 05 2020

Saint Romain stands at the foot of an impressive rock outcrop, with a magnificent view out over the Saone River valley and across the vineyards below. Because of this commanding...

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Posted by admin | 04 05 2020

At the southern tip of the Côte de Beaune lies the somewhat lesser-known appellation of Maranges. It’s a neighbor of Domaine de Cromey, the home of Elden Selections and illustrates...

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Posted by admin | 27 04 2020

Just as in the Chablis region, the growers in the rather discrete appellation of Auxey-Duresses suffer from the cold in springtime and must guard against frost damage like their more...

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Posted by admin | 20 04 2020

Looking behind a product’s branding and marketing is what an increasing number of us are doing, it seems. In this era of ‘fake news’, we don’t just want to take...

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Posted by admin | 13 04 2020

Until Beaujolais Nouveau arrived, it was much easier for Burgundy to consider Beaujolais as one of its own.  Despite the fact that it has a completely different soil make-up, uses...

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