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Posted by admin | 19 03 2021

We often get great questions from our customers and fellow wine enthusiasts. One memorable question was how long we recommended you keep a Chablis for… What is your recommendation for...

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Posted by admin | 16 02 2021

Living in a place rich in culinary tradition – as we do at  Domaine de Cromey in the heart of Burgundy - doesn’t mean you always have to be traditional....

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Posted by admin | 10 12 2020

IRANCY On slopes above the Yonne river valley 15 km from Chablis, a handful of winemakers are growing Pinot Noir at the northernmost limit of its possibility.  While Chablis, of course,...

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Posted by admin | 06 04 2020

Ever since Robert Parker railed against overly filtered wine in his 1999 Wine Buyer’s Guide, we’ve seen ‘unfiltered’ become another of the supposed gauges of quality in boutique wine production. ...

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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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Cooked Wild Boar in a pan
Posted by Ashley Cummins | 24 08 2018

It’s always good to be home, to get back to Burgundy. But our long absence means that a huge pile of mail and a long to-do list await our return....

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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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barrel room
Posted by Ashley Cummins | 07 06 2018

After the excitement of the annual wine auction at the Hospices de Beaune, we went to the Hospices’ cuverie to pick up our prized barrel. It’s a Volnay 1er Cru...

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Posted by Ashley Cummins | 27 02 2018

If that first taste of the 2016 Burgundy vintage really grabs your attention, count yourself lucky. Lucky in the same way that winemakers in Burgundy consider themselves lucky. The excellent...

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