It's Not About The Wine is one of my oft used phrases, at home when imbibing, on holiday, visiting vineyards, or blogging about wine. What I mean is that there's MORE to tasting or drinking wine than the bottle, or what's in your glass. Heidegger would call it "Being, or Being and time" with a … Continue reading It’s not Burgundy but …….
We hope you'll enjoy this short video as an introduction to the history of the world famous vineyard and chateau at the Clos de Vougeot, Bourgogne, France. "Jamais en Vain, Toujours en Vin" : bande annonce from Château du Clos de Vougeot on Vimeo. The most famous vineyard in the world, Clos de Vougeot, also … Continue reading Chateau du Clos de Vougeot …. it’s not about the wine!
Reflection seems to be a skill, or an obsession, that grows with age. But hopefully this is a positive tactic when applied to the wines tasted and vineyards one has visited across the last 12 months. Now is the time to reflect on our wine experiences of 2018 and present them in a geographical format … Continue reading The Two Doctors Wine Awards 2018: #1 Chablis
Autumn/winter or Summer, always something to do among the vines. These two photos taken 9 months apart near Volnay, Burgundy.
The anticipation of tonight’s dinner and drinking one particular bottle of wine had become almost suffocating! This was our second day in Chablis and the evening was to be the culmination of much research, planning, communication and organisation ..... crazy ...... all for ONE bottle of wine. But not just "any old bottle of wine"! … Continue reading Wines 101 #1 Is this the best Chablis in the world?