The Coronavirus is obviously curtailing travel, and we are really missing our vineyard visits, especially to France where we regularly visit Pommard, Chinon, Alsace and Chablis. So, after last weeks virtual wine tasting of Chablis via ZOOM with our daughter and her husband it has stirred me to repost the last visit to that famous … Continue reading A Chablis wine tasting with a Flying Winemaker!
This is my third month of not drinking any alcohol due to my prostate cancer and prostatectomy, entirely self imposed when the general advice is to "cut down" on things like caffeine, fizzy drinks and alcohol. But I have never been one for half measures in my career, life in general, or my hobbies. … Continue reading No Wine November #Chablis!
This is the latest time of the year we have visited Chablis, just a couple of days to visit a few winemakers before moving on to Beaune further south for a week. From a landscape photography viewpoint the timing was perfect, the leaves of the Chardonnay vines all ready to fall and creating a golden … Continue reading Picture behind the story #25 The white horse of Chablis!
Arriving in a wine region for a holiday is usually shrouded in such anticipation that wine tastings begin before unpacking our cases in our hotel! And so it was in Chablis a couple of days ago, check in, drop off bags, out the front door, turn right and onwards to Domaine des Malandes where I … Continue reading A Chablis wine tasting with a Flying Winemaker!
After much faffing around on my part I have decided to add the Chablis Grand Cru, Les Clos, Domaine Dauvissat BACK onto my wine tasting bucket list. Only just over a week to go before our visit to Chablis and I discover that it is cheaper to have a bottle of this particular Chablis in … Continue reading Burgundy, Wines 101, Chablis Grand Cru