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Travels in Burgundy 2017

marko de morey’s roi chambertin tasting gallery – 16 november

marko de morey’s roi chambertin tasting gallery – 16 november

week 46’s ‘rogues’ gallery

week 46’s ‘rogues’ gallery

More visits to savour this week, mopping up the last few domaines that major in white – that report will appear in the next days – while starting in earnest to make my way into the Côte de Nuits…

4 days of pics in the côtes

Clos des Grandes Vignes - Nuits

From Tuesday to Friday – allover the place:  

monday/tuesday – chambolle/premeaux/gevrey…

Chambolle

Just a few views from this week – so far…  

burgundy report – always topical

burgundy report – always topical

A Meursault street…

week 44’s ‘rogues’ gallery

week 44’s ‘rogues’ gallery

Really, so many of the visits in the last days were to savour – and these last days have been a blend of white and red (predominantly) domaines. I have 5 more ‘whites’ – the last – next week, but mainly I will be moving my focus to the Côte de Nuits for the rest […]

so far this week…

so far this week…

Since it rained on Sunday afternoon, let me tell you that the temperature has really dropped – 6° seems almost luxurious. Maybe it’s because of that, that my teeth are a little on edge, complaining at the introduction of each new (cold!) wine – oh, wait a minute, no, that’s the 5 producer visits per […]

st.aubin before the showers…

st.aubin before the showers…

Wandering around Saint Aubin at mid-day today – a few spots of rain punctuating bursts of sun. That was before the heavier showers – even a few small hailstones ~13h30 in Beaune. It was much cooler but dry in the evening – we will probably get a frost – so a quick (ish!) 30 minutes […]

friday was mainly, but not completely, in pommard

friday was mainly, but not completely, in pommard

it’s all volnay…

it’s all volnay…

Starting today the first of 51 (so-far!) November tastings, and where better than in Volnay? – in beautiful sunlight:  

week 42’s ‘rogues’ gallery

week 42’s ‘rogues’ gallery

This week’s visits for October’s 2016 White Burgundy Report – published around 20 November – or so!

today in the abbaye de st.vivant…

today in the abbaye de st.vivant…

Despite (many times) previously having bored you with photos of the place, until today, I’ve never actually been inside of the abbaye before. Today was a final get-together of the Central-Otago/Burgundy Exchange crew – together with a few glasses of the abbaye’s Hautes Côtes Blanc made by the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and with its […]

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