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Burgundy Diary part 4: a Visit with Olivier Leflaive (a Force of Nature)

Officially retired, but in practice evident everywhere, Olivier Leflaive is a force of nature. He greets the diners every night at his restaurant and hotel in the town (recommended as an excellent base for visiting producers south of Beaune), and he or his brother conduct tours and tastings every morning at the winery, a modern building on the outskirts of the town. 643 more words

Wine

Maison Harbour Wines for Sale

Wine makers Colleen and Nick Harbour are so happy to announce their first bottles of wine!

Their wine is a 2013 vintage from Burgundy, meaning the grapes were picked in 2013 and come from parcels of land near the small town that they live in called Savigny-lès-Beaune. 129 more words

Burgundy

The Grapes of Burgundy

There are two major grape varieties used in Burgundy. 

White: Chardonnay

Major grape. Used to make everything from simple wines like- pouilly-Fuisse and St Veran to Burgundy’s most profound and lush whites, including the wines of Chassagne-Montrachet, Puligny-Montrachet, and Meursault. 38 more words

Grape Adventure Events

Celine's Chassagne - Fontaine Gagnard

A few years ago, Celine Fontaine came into the shop and did a small seminar.  It was her first time in New York.  She was obviously unused to speaking in front of crowds.  373 more words