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Christmas, Provence, France

Took me ages to post about Christmas!

Because, lot of food, drinks, and food again. And especially, when it is gone, it is pretty hard to think about eating and drinking again. 611 more words


2014 M. Chapoutier Côtes-du-Rhône Belleruche

What it says on the back of the bottle:

M. Chapoutier

My reference

A permanent objective to work on differences in tastes, to bring out the specific tastes provided by each local terroir and wine.   264 more words

By Age

Tasting Vignoble Jean-Luc Jamet Cotes-du-Rhone Hautes Vignes 2014...

Jamet is a name synonymous with Cote Rotie. Many Rhone collectors and connoisseurs have treasured bottles from the brothers Jean-Luc and Jean-Paul Jamet in their cellars. 301 more words

Day 25 - Brigitte Fontaine - La bûche de Noël

Language – French

Translation – Yule log

Cooking ‘instructions’ on how to make a chocolate Yule log with French musical superstar Brigitte Fontaine.  That lady has style!

Fox and Hounds, Clapham, London

> Fox and Hounds

Nice Pub in Clapham with good food !

We had a lovely diner out there !

A great Crozes Hermitage, Classic Nicolas Perrin wine.

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Chateau de Marjolet, Cotes du Rhone, 2015, Laurent Pontard

Punchy spicy belt from this, lots of Cherry fruit, plum colour. A nice find. From Laura’s stock.

60% Grenache, 40% Syrah


Côtes du Rhône Unravelled

Côtes du Rhône: surely one of the most recognisable and popular wines on our shelves.  But how many who casually pick up a bottle in their local supermarket realise how much more there is to Côtes du Rhône than its usual reputation as just an easy drinking, good value, medium bodied red? 325 more words