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Travels in Burgundy 2019

today’s views of chablis…

today’s views of chablis…

Without rain today…  

views of, and from, corton-charlemagne today…

views of, and from, corton-charlemagne today…

a few beaujolais views from today…

Which way?

week 2 of 3 in the beaujolais

week 2 of 3 in the beaujolais

Above the ‘lucky’ winemakers I visited on week 2 of my oddessy in Beaujolais – okay not so much of an oddessy – due to a couple of hitches I won’t quite reach a total of 50 domaines – but almost. I’m back for just two days of visits next week to sign-off on this […]

inbound…

inbound…

Well, that was my day…

bj so far this eventful week

Above Chénas

Back to Beaujolais this week – a modest 21 domaine visits. Of-course it started in a less than optimal fashion; Storms, high winds and snow were forecast for Sunday evening and early morning on Monday – so it seemed better to head to Beaune on Sunday evening, and onwards to St.Amour on Monday. The forecast […]

week 1 of 3 in the beaujolais

week 1 of 3 in the beaujolais

The ‘lucky’ vignerons I visited last week, including ‘Fedora’ – le chien de Lapierre! I write this whilst trying to work out where the odd sock has disappeared too – it’s already time to pack my bag for week 2 in Beaujolais! Week 1 was such a change from the weather at home and most […]

a little màv in the morning…

a little màv in the morning…

Lovely light in Beaujolais this morning – but becoming cloudier in the pm. Still, the weather looks nice for the next two days. Following just a few pics from today – all around Moulin à Vent, except where noted elsewhere – usually Fleurie in that case…  

chablis winemakers visited in week 4 2019

chablis winemakers visited in week 4 2019

More 2017 white burgundy – this from the last of my three weeks in Chablis this year – #Burgundyweek3 already. I’ve visited Chablis to make broad tastings since the 2012 vintage, usually for 3 weeks in January – last week was the first time that I managed to see some real snow in all that […]

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