Bourgogne Grapples With Fighting Frost Without Producing Emissions
In seeking to first do no harm: Why are carbon dioxide producing active methods so widely utilized for fighting frost in Bourgogne vineyards, and elsewhere?
Wine Searcher Article: New Burgundy Level Adds to the Chaos
As Burgundy prices continue to rise, the Bureau Interprofessional des Vins de Bourgogne (BIVB) continues seeking ways to delineate terroir-driven quality wines at more affordable price points.
A Journey Through Burgundy, Part 1 Chablis and Côte d’Or
When it comes to Burgundy I am at a loss for words. It is the source of the best Pinot Noir and Chardonnay in the world and home to one of the world’s most expensive wine. I love to drink red Burgundy more than I love to drink anything else. Yet, I have never been…
Exploring the Passion of Burgundy
I am often asked what is my favorite wine. Favorite? The world of wine is so vast it is next to impossible for me to select one. That being said I do have a desert island wine, the one I would select if I could only have one wine for the rest of my life.…
Burgundy: The Taste of Terroir
The glories of Burgundy. A land rich in history, wine and food. You have heard me say there is no separation of church and wine. Though viticulture and wine consumption began long before Christianity, the church played a key role in the global spread of vineyards and the use of wine in celebration of the…
Touring Burgundy with Domaines Devillard
April was French wine month at Total Wine. As such Total Wine offered numerous French wine classes throughout the month featuring many different regions and wines. One of my friends had never attended a wine class or tasting; furthermore, she was not very familiar with French wines so she wanted to attend one of the…
Burgundy Wine in Virginia: Absolutely!
As you know #Winestudio celebrated the Independent Spirit of US winemakers in July. The idea was to focus on wine from states other than the big three: California, Oregon and Washington. We enjoyed La Garagista 2013 “Coup de Foudre” Pétillant Naturel sparkling wine from Vermont; McPherson Cellars Les Copains 2013 Dry Rosé from Texas; Wollersheim…
Friends, Food and French Wine…the journey continues
Good friends are invaluable. I have a very special group of girl friends. We met in graduate school three years ago. We are all different ages, have different ages of children, and are on varying career journeys; however, the seven of us thoroughly enjoy each other’s company. We meet for lunch regularly and when our…
My Summer French Wine Journey Begins
I have been enjoying the beauty of wine for a couple of decades. However, my knowledge and taste buds regarding French wine are lacking. Therefore, I have made this my summer of French wine. To begin my journey into the world of French wine I sought out the knowledge and expertise of a few Twitter…