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Avignon (P1): Popes, Palaces, YMCAs, And Wine from Visan?

123 days into our EU Austerity Drinking Tour takes us to the heart (or at least funny hat) of the Rhône Valley: Avignon: home to Popes and  446 more words


Côte-Rôtie, Rhône Valley

One of the most impressive vineyards in the country is located in the northern Rhône Valley next to the town of Vienne : Côte-Rôtie.

Not only is the scenery impressive, but also the quality of some of the wines made there. 386 more words



Vi har precis kommit hem efter ett kvällsdopp i Rhône, herregud vad kul det var att bada där! Man går upp motströms, hoppar i vattnet och sen glider man längs strömmen! 81 more words

Reviewed: Aglianico del Vulture and GSM two ways

It came as a shock, but someone recently told me I should review more wine and spend less time writing about the usual nonsense that blackens these pages. 1,035 more words

Wine Talk Without The Snobbery

Morel certainty

Gigondas 2010, Pierre Henri Morel ($33.00, 11996157)
Grenache (60%), Syrah (30%) and Mourvèdre (10%). Fermented in concrete vats for three to four weeks, with daily pump-overs. 111 more words

Tasting Notes

Vincent van Gogh: Starry Night Over the Rhone (1888)

Contemporary society typically associates Dutch post-impressionist Vincent van Gogh with his 1889 masterpiece The Starry Night.  However, Starry Night Over the Rhone is perhaps a better illustration of van Gogh’s mastery of light.   139 more words