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The end is nigh….

Well – the end of this trip is nigh, and has nothing to with Britain in Europe as this blog was  written before the vote. Due to no free Wi-Fi and roaming charges (due to be phased out by the EU???), I have not been able to upload until now. 882 more words


A lovely 1964 Mommessin, Clos de Tart followed by other mature wines

No one could remember where the bottle of 1964 J. Mommessin, Clos de Tart came from.  It had been in the store for at least several years.   1,406 more words

Tasting Notes And Wine Reviews

Domaine Leclerc the Day's Highlight

Côte de Nuits, Burgundy, France – For any real oenophile is there anything better than starting your day in one of the premier wine regions in the world? 588 more words

Dinner in a Grand Beaune Cave

BEAUNE, France – I’ve found my way around Beaune just in time for my eight guests to arrive this afternoon for “The Charms of Burgundy.” The trip is five nights in Beaune with wine education, domaine visits, great food, and – we’ll probably taste a few. 639 more words

Gaseous Woman, Stinky French boy & Me

Germain Au Mont D’ OR, France – I wrote of the joys of wine travel for my latest newspaper column but I was maybe too focused on the wine part. 924 more words

Travel Journal: Biking in Beaune

Nothing cures jet lag quite like an easy going bike ride where you get out and explore your new surroundings. This is exactly what I did after the long journey from Toronto to Beaune. 76 more words


Les Popiettes

After the gruelling journey from Toronto to Beaune, France (1 cab, 1 flight, 1 bus and 2 trains later) I stretched my legs on a 25 km bike ride and was ready for a rewarding dinner. 250 more words