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Bouchard Père et Fils Vintage 2014

If there is something I’ve come to realize these past few years, it’s that a wine fair is never just a wine fair. Off-wine fairs, producer meetings, private tastings, evening events… There are so many levels and facets of an important wine fair nowadays one might think one was at a good natured high school prom, but I digress as always. 942 more words


Knee-Deep in Burgundy

It’s the fourth day of the Les Grands Jours de Bourgogne tasting, and the sun is shining down on a bleak France that I’m sorry to say isn’t one bit warmer than when I visited in January. 207 more words


Better Late than Never in Burgundy

I’ve finally arrived in Beaune after 19 hours of transit, just one hour less than my trip to Tokyo last fall. Part of me wishes I didn’t support workers right to go on strike so fervently (it would make it easier for me to hate the French air traffic controllers for delaying my flight to the absurd). 196 more words