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for your (late) christmas stockings!

for your (late) christmas stockings!

I’m thankful to Laurent Gotti for the alert about this: After “Climats et lieux-dits des grands vignobles de Bourgogne“, Marie-Hélène Landrieu-Lussigny and Sylvain Pitiot’s reference work dedicated to the Côte de Beaune and the Côte de Nuits (Editions de Monza – Editions du Meurger 2012), the pair continue their exploration of the Burgundy terroirs by […]

new maps & saturday afternoon in the meursault sunshine

new maps & saturday afternoon in the meursault sunshine

I love these maps – and now there are even more of them! To the right you can see the new ‘wider picture’ maps in the Beaujolais series, which now means that it’s a set of 19(!) – and they are all now in my greedy hands! This set now comes in a much more […]

sunday: a film première and a wine auction – but not in that order!

sunday: a film première and a wine auction – but not in that order!

That a record value for the 157th Hospices de Beaune wine sale was achieved was never in doubt, such was the extra volume of wine that was ‘donated’ by the 2017 vintage. There hasn’t been a volume of wine like this for sale since either 2011 or 2009, or in some places since 1999 – […]

cuvée magazine…

cuvée magazine…

I bought this, because it’s about Chablis, and Chablis is my day-job! For €20 there’s virtually no advertising across Cuvée Magazine’s 120 pages of content, though the text is large and the pictures are page-filling. You could certainly buy a more in-depth book for that. There is much about this magazine that reminds me of […]

mapping beaujolais

First published in 2015, I’m happy to have a full, physical, set of these useful maps – and you can now find them all – here online – courtesy (& of-course copyright!) of Inter Beaujolais; though I’m still prevaricating over having those physical versions framed – as it will cost well-over €1,000 to do them […]

a new title…

Looks worth trying to get hold of a copy… Looks interesting: Behind the romance of French wine https://t.co/dmHvf44InK via @TheStreet — bill nanson WM (@billnanson) March 20, 2017

great stuff – old maps!

great stuff – old maps!

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world of fine wine – two great articles…

world of fine wine – two great articles…

I get to see copies of World of Fine Wine relatively infrequently – probably less than half of those issues that are published. I’m not pushed to improve on this ratio, as I often struggle to find articles to suit my interests, but the current issue (48) has a couple of beauties. First, a relatively […]

Book: Recipes from the French Wine Harvest

Book: Recipes from the French Wine Harvest

This book has been waiting for more love than I had time for for, there were simply too many things to do, but now the timing seems perfectly appropriate as the home domaine is approaching mid-harvest. Rosi, just in case you hadn’t made the connection, is clearly the better half of Anthony Hanson, author of […]

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