Monthly Archives: November 2014

Beaujolais…not so “nouveau”, but still worth celebrating!

Did you survive the 2014 edition of the Beaujolais Nouveau Day? If you were by some chance camping in the Sahara or some other remote destination where “broadband” doesn’t exist, that famous day was on November 20th. If you like … Continue reading

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The best way to experience the famous Hospices de Beaune wine auction

It is not often that you get an invitation to attend a full-day celebration of what is known as the oldest and most prestigious wine auction in the world. It’s the third Sunday in November and on a mild but … Continue reading

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Roland Masse – the last vintage of a living legend

Roland Masse is only 61, but the 154th edition of the famous Hospices de Beaune wine auction this Sunday 16th November will be his last as the chief winemaker. After supervising the making of the illustrious Hospices wine for the … Continue reading

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A glass of wine with…Jean-Marie Bouzereau – winemaker Meursault

I recently enjoyed a glass of wine with Jean-Louis Bouzereau, winemaker and estate owner in Meursault, Burgundy. Jean-Marie is a descendant from a long line of Bouzereau’s living in Meursault, in fact their are currently 5 estates all family-related. They … Continue reading

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A glass of wine with…

This chapter evolves around a glass of wine shared with influential people in the wine industry and beyond. It will show people’s full appreciation of and anecdotes about Burgundy and it’s wine.

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Hospices de Beaune wine auction 2014

I will be participating at the pre-auction barrel tasting, the luncheon and the auction as a guest of the Bichot wine house next Sunday 16th November

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Burgundy 2014 vintage…the winemakers have their say: part 1

Now that the grapes haves been picked and the wine undertakes its hibernational period in the oak barrels, the winemakers of Burgudny can breathe a sigh of relief. After a difficult 2013 vintage, blighted with cold weather, rain and the … Continue reading

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