The French wine appellation of Saumur-Champigny has been missing off my radar for at least 30 years, and I know this because it was 1987 when my last wine log record shows I drank a bottle! At that time I… Read More ›
Wine tasting my way through a Wines 101 Bucket List has become an exercise in logistics, decision making, communication and relationship building! I naively thought that the reclusive nature of old world winemakers in France had disappeared, but it hasn’t,… Read More ›
Alsace is a region of France situated on the German border with place names and wine/grape names that sound very Germanic …. Gewurtztraminer, Turckheim, Riquewhir, Kaysersberg …. but Alsace has NEVER been part of Germany, though it has been occupied… Read More ›
Originally posted on FloukaArt Sailing:
Sonoma and Napa valleys have been rapidly turning into rolling fields of grapes all around, giving visitors a multiple perspective on this wine-lover’s paradise. As well as reflecting the combination of soil, climate and topography-the…
If you are into wine travel, a day without wine tasting in Burgundy seems odd, especially when staying in Meursault, only a few km away from Volnay, Pommard and Beaune to the North, and a few km away from Puligny… Read More ›
A misty dawn in Burgundy confirms there is more to wine travel than wine tasting.