Burgundy

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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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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Posted by Ashley Cummins | 01 09 2017

Those of you who have been following Elden from the early days will not find this surprising. But I received the following e-mail this week. As we bring our small-production...

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Posted by Ashley Cummins | 01 12 2016

I met James Melendez (James The Wine Guy) when I was in San Francisco last. We did a little tasting of Elden Selections small-production Burgundies, and he was genuinely moved....

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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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blue tractor
Posted by Ashley Cummins | 01 08 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...

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