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Tooo long since my last post

Yes, I’m sorry, life just gets in the way sometimes!  Lots of work on and a puppy in the house both taking lots of my time.   59 more words


A Brief Education in French Cooking: The Cook's Atelier

The decision to travel to France after our wedding was sound. We love wine, wonderful food, enchanted architecture, and those few people who understand the importance of a life well-lived. 1,347 more words

Laleure-Piot Les Tuvilains 2009

If you read my first tasting note on this Beaune Premiere Cru you will recall that I hated it, giving it 80 points and 1 star.   107 more words


The 2012 Burgundy blogger and industry night at MacArthur Beverages.

The 2012 vintage in Burgundy was troubled by destruction from hail, coulure, and millerandage.  While this ultimately resulted in a significant reduction in the amount of wine produced, what was made is regarded as very good.   529 more words

Tasting Notes And Wine Reviews

Cycling the Vineyards around Beaune

For two days in a row I have gotten sunburned. My poor Irish confused skin is not used to so much sunshine and warm weather, even when wearing sun cream. 735 more words


Memories of Burgundy, October 2002

This past week, I have been researching the lovely region of Burgundy in eastern France for a couple traveling there late this summer.  It has been such fun, not only learning about new things to see but reminiscing about the trip I took with my mom and grandma when I was 12 years old.   908 more words

Palais du Roi Soleil

Today we set an alarm. Best to beat the crowds at Versaille we have been told, and after learning yesterday that it is Spring Break in Fance we thought it was extra important to follow this advice. 1,348 more words