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A tale of two rivers the Rhone and the Saone

Another match brought me France, specifically to Clermont but the best route was to fly via Lyon so we decided to explore the UNESCO World heritage site before proceeding to the Central Massif for the game. 494 more words


Merry Meursault And A Châteauneuf Christmas

Christmas is for the young; so it was with perfect propriety that I sat with eternally young wine merchant Elie Boudt over a couple of French classics as re-interpreted by a new generation of winemaker. 719 more words


Domaine des Pasquiers

Three generations of winegrowers have succeeded on this vineyard since 1935. This traditionally-styled winery is now run by the two brothers, Jean-Claude and Philippe Lambert. 118 more words

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Domaine Julien Masquin

Coming back from Indochina, Paul Masquin, the grand-father, acquired vines in Courthezon for his own passion in 1936. However, being very occupied by the creation of a brush company, he confided them in sharecroping to other viticulturists. 143 more words

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Paul Jaboulet Aine Hermitage La Chapelle 1999

An iconic wine from a crappy year.  Yup, I bought a wine that I knew was not very good.  The pro’s originally gave it high 80’s scores.   367 more words


Wine Wednesday - 2010 JV Fleury Crozes Hermitage

Hello, hello!

I recently learned that there was a Total Wine not too far from my house so I decided to check it out this past weekend. 448 more words

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