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Posted by admin | 30 03 2020

Chablis has been, from the earliest days of Elden Selections, by far our most popular white Burgundy. It’s also the region that most easily lends itself to our didactic approach...

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Posted by admin | 23 03 2020

The village of Aloxe-Corton (pronounced "Alosse") was mentioned as far back as 696 and is the natural geological  link between the regions of Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune....

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Chardonnay Grapes
Posted by admin | 24 02 2020

It is hard to argue that the chardonnay grape did not originate in Burgundy.  There has been a village of the same name in the north of the Maconnais since...

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Posted by admin | 27 12 2019

Irancy, in the Grand Auxerrois district of the department of Yonne, stands on the right bank of the Yonne some fifteen kilometers south of Auxerre and south-west of Chablis. It...

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Posted by admin | 22 11 2019

There’s a lot of talk these days about natural wine, organic, bio-dynamic.  And there is no question that the people making these wines have brought the world back to basics...

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Posted by Ashley Cummins | 16 10 2019

Burgundy 2018 Vintage Report There has been talk over the past year of the 2018 vintage in Burgundy being one of the greatest of all time.  Comparisons with the mythical...

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Posted by Ashley Cummins | 23 09 2019

POMMARD VILLAGES OF THE COTE DE BEAUNE In terms of wine and wonder, Beaune is the capital of Burgundy. Giving its name to the surrounding Côte de Beaune, the town...

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Posted by Ashley Cummins | 01 08 2019

If it seems like the Domaine Jean Fery came out of nowhere, in a sense it did. Jean-Louis Fery took over his parents’ estate in 1988 and made his childhood...

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Posted by Ashley Cummins | 29 07 2019

Anyone who has ever climbed down into a wine cellar for a barrel tasting remembers the charm: the dim light, the glass ‘pipette’, the swirling and spitting, the privilege of...

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Posted by Ashley Cummins | 28 05 2019

Three lucky couples will soon be coming to the Domaine de Cromey for a week in Burgundy, enjoying the delights of Elden wines, our renowned gourmet food and exclusive touring,...

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