Last week a powerful thunderstorm swept through Savigny-lès-Beaune. For us vignerons we got lucky as the storm missed the vineyards but it came right up the main road leading into the village. A direct lightning strike to the roof of a house on rue Général-Leclerc caused it to catch fire (see […]
Finally we are getting some nice solid rain — just at the right time. Up until now it has been the driest spring since 1976 and with the vines three to four weeks ahead of schedule, it was beginning to worry me that the vines […]
I have just got back from a very interesting residential school as part of my Bachelor of Wine Science degree. Our lecturer, Dr. Robyn Wood, had just joined the school after many years in industry and was determined to turn conventional wisdom […]
Even during (or perhaps due to) a season such as 2011, hail is always a threat and a constant cause of sleepless nights in Burgundy especially around flowering. So guess what? Hail strikes! The photo here was taken just outside my cuverie in Savigny-lès-Beaune last Friday. From the looks of the vineyards we […]
fellow new worlders in burgundypar mark haisma
former winemaker at yarra yering and fellow australian making cracking côte de nuits
ray walker, finance industry drop out, with delicate premier cru and grand cru côte de nuits
american and fellow savigny-lès-beaune producer
domaine david clark
former formula engineer turned vine-hound
mischief & mayhem
fiona + michael ragg craft wines from up and down the golden spike in aloxe-corton. their 2009 whites are pretty special.
chris newman + jane eyre making villages, premier cru and grand cru from up and down the côte d'or.
former hollywood producer mark tarlov's aim to rival burgundy in oregon and california comes home to the motherland.
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