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Lyon from my balcony, some time ago...

From my balcony, just arrived to Lyon: The bridge (Pont de la Guillotière) on the Rhône and the basilique of La Fourvière at the botton. 27 more words

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Great Values of 2017

This is a new feature I’ll probably do annually for The Washington Post, highlighting my favorite wines of the past year that I gave the “Great Value” designation. 1,252 more words


An Afternoon in Arles

Arles is famous for two things, its Roman ruins and its association with Van Gogh.  However, it’s a beautiful town.  Its right on the River Rhone.   685 more words


Domaine des Accoles, Le Rendez-vous des Acolytes Ardèche 2013

Chambers & Chambers Wine Merchants, San Francisco CA.

Five years on.

100% Grenache from Saint-Marcel d’Ardèche. Organic-BIO.

Ruby.  A sappy, beautiful fragrance.  Heady violet, ripe cherry and forest-y iodé notes.  18 more words


wine - 2003 Delas Frères Gigondas Les Reinages


Domaine de Marcoux from Southern Rhône

A couple of months ago I tasted some wines from Domaine de Marcoux, a southern Rhône producer, thanks to French-Swedish online wine dealer Caviste… 516 more words


I Seen The Pope At Costco

Light thin ruby with miniscule clear edges.  A little funk mash arrives early, breathing out to pure Welch’s Concord grape. Substantial brassy vegetal solid and sure and more barnyard swells significantly. 350 more words