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Travels in Burgundy 2017

week 3, another chablis gallery

week 3, another chablis gallery

This week’s unlucky victims in Chablis – of-course in the January report – to be published in about 4 weeks time…

gevrey, st.romain, chablis – and not just dogs!

gevrey...

Cold but not very cold in Chablis today, but no snow below 500metres – unlike Beaune early this morning! Here are a couple of weekend pictures and some from today in Chablis…  

chablis last week…

chablis last week…

My rogues gallery of visits from last week. Of-course there will be more visits this week, starting with the producer with the best hat for the last two vintages! Forecasts are for -8°C too – though it seems without the snow that was originally forecast – maybe I’ll get to exercise the camera more – […]

chablis – day 2

chablis – day 2

Oof! Today was chilly. Before I could go anywhere, I needed I needed 10 environmentally unfriendly minutes for my car to warm-up and shed its layer of ice – overnight temperatures of about -9°C were to blame. I managed a couple of short hops into the vines between appointments – a selection of photos below […]

chablis – day 1

chablis – day 1

My first day of a three-week tour of duty in Chablis – almost 50 domaines lined up for some Vintage 2015 action. A chilly day but 3°C – it’s forecast to be -6 to -8°C overnight – that should be fun judging by the damp roads! Anyway, my first visits delivered delicious wines – one […]

hello 2017, hello taillepieds…

hello 2017, hello taillepieds…

My first day, this year, in Burgundy today. A short trip to a producer in Volnay this afternoon was my only visit, and tomorrow I will start my campaign in Chablis. When I arrived at midday, the vines and hillsides were white with frost, but slowly as the afternoon temperatures reached the dizzy heights of […]

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