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icymi – erwan’s changes, ‘remarkable’ & hopefully no white elephants

icymi – erwan’s changes, ‘remarkable’ & hopefully no white elephants

Three things have caught my eye in the last days: “My father favours wines that are big, tannic and my direction is the opposite” – Erwan Faiveley “Aubert de Villaine, co-owner of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti has said the 2015 vintage ranks as perhaps the most remarkable of his half a century long career” which […]

icymi – a lot of ow loeb, and quite a lot of whole clusters…

Starting with a cutting reportage – but no hatchet job – I know producers that haven’t been paid for their wine: Here. A history of OW Loeb How do you use whole clusters(?)

icymi – week 2 2017

I don’t find that many things to alert you to read, but it seems that publications have been saving things up – so here you go, 3 things in one day! Why Burgundy is the hottest property in fine wine terms Interview with Frederic Drouhin Bourgogne Côte d’Or – Death by Boredom? (I’m with Christine […]

ICYMI* – a few of my favourite things from 2017 – including the general

ICYMI* – a few of my favourite things from 2017 – including the general

*In Case You Missed it… My favourite short sketch: The General… [winemaker 1]You know, we have have a pet-name for winemaker 2, we call him the General… [me]And why do you call him the General? [winemaker 1]Because he puts all the medals he wins on the labels of his bottles… [winemaker 2]Not all of my […]

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