Postcard from Chablis: In praise of Cave-La Chablisienne!


Vigneron, Negociants, Cooperatives, all very different in the world of winemaking, and mostly different in their approach to visitors for wine tasting. It helps if you “know each other” and we have been coming to the cooperative La Chablisienne for 10 years now and always been warmly welcomed by Sylvie. Expert or novice, ALL are … Continue reading Postcard from Chablis: In praise of Cave-La Chablisienne!

Escargots and Volnay a perfect match in Burgundy


Not to everyone’s taste, but on our wine travels in France I just can’t get enough escargots, snails to most of us! All part of my “think local, eat and drink local” and I’ve had them in several different guises notably either simply with garlic butter or even in a massive pie! What wine to … Continue reading Escargots and Volnay a perfect match in Burgundy