Santenay was the final village we visited as part of our two weeks holiday in Burgundy, 2017, and the reason I am writing about it now is because I have just opened a bottle of what we bought that day…. Read More ›
The Burgundy Effect is a chapter in Oz Clarke’s book, The History of Wine in 100 Bottles, and also a post on the Imbibe website entitled Beyond Burgundy. I intend to borrow the sentiment of each of these excellent articles… Read More ›
The village of Meursault nestles amongst the perfectly aligned Chardonnay vines, surrounded by the equally famous villages of Volnay and Pommard to the north, and Puligny Montrachet to the south. All are illustrious winemaking areas, each having a unique expression… Read More ›
An entertaining way of increasing your understanding of the concept of “terroir”. We begin with a little history of what has become known as The Burgundy Effect and how the search for the right environment around the world to grow Pinot Noir and Chardonnay created a revolution. Then, we follow with a movie following seven Burgundian winemakers across the four seasons of a single year with their families as they strive to achieve perfection in their wine.