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László Alkonyi, Tokaj (Hungary)

July 27, 2016 - 11:56pm
Laszlo Alkonyi in one of his vineyards Tállya, Tokaj (Hungary) You may not familiar with the name of Tallya but this village at a short distance from Tokaj has even deeper roots in the wine history of the region, and... Foteyes

Judit & József Bodó, Tokaj (Hungary)

July 22, 2016 - 12:52am
Judit Bodó in her cask cellar Tokaj, Tokaj wine region (Hungary) The Tokaj region may be felt like an established wine region from abroad due to its documented tradition in the past centuries but oddly it's also a very dynamic... Foteyes

Champagne in the early 20th century

July 17, 2016 - 10:20am
I found recently this great document showing in detail how Champagne was made in the early 20th century. This issue of Le Monde et la Science subscription magazine (it was to be an Encyclopedia at the end when you collected... Foteyes

50 shades of brown/yellow (Sequitur)

July 4, 2016 - 10:35am
What a compelling invitation to buy their wine.... A year ago I started a serie about the visual impact of herbicide sprays when you visit the wine regions at the right season. My first herbicide story last year already listed... Foteyes

Nicolas Renard (Loire)

June 26, 2016 - 3:33pm
Nicolas Renard in his facility/cellar in the rock Amboise, Loire valley Nicolas Renard is one of these top vintners who one day vanished and went off the map in spite of their having a cult following for their wines. B.... Foteyes

Jean Pierre Rietsch (Alsace)

June 20, 2016 - 12:18am
Jean Pierre Rietsch in his élevage cellar Mittelbergheim, Alsace Alsace is known to have outstandingly-beautiful villages where its age-old winemaking tradition is found at every step in its architecture, some of these villages like Ribeauvillé have gone a little over... Foteyes

Wine News (67)

June 6, 2016 - 2:10am
Delicious Chénas I was invited earlier this year to a small Beaujolais tasting at the restaurant Elmer in Paris near République in the 3rd arrondissement (Profile in English here). I love small tastings because there's a better chance that I... Foteyes

la Maison Romane (Burgundy)

May 27, 2016 - 5:51am
Oronce de Beler in his barrel cellar Vosne-Romanée, Burgundy Burgundy is not an easy place to become a vigneron and begin making wine when you consider the issue of buying parcels, newcomers usually settle in the Loire or in the... Foteyes

Vincent Thomas (Tonnerre, Burgundy)

May 20, 2016 - 4:30am
Vincent Thomas Tonnerre, Burgundy The Ferme de la Chappe sits on the top of a hill just west of the city of Tonnerre, you reach it after going up a side road winding through woods along a small valley with... Foteyes

Open doors at Puzelat (Loire)

May 13, 2016 - 4:34am
The public at the Open Doors Les Montils (Loire) The weekend was gorgeously sunny and not too warm, the early mornings being as well very mild, not cold at all, something which would have been welcome for all these vignerons... Foteyes

Bar Cave Arthur (Bordeaux)

May 3, 2016 - 1:52pm
Georgette at the door of her bar Talence, Bordeaux There's certainly no shortage of trendy wine bars and chic venues in Bordeaux, but these places aren't really exciting except maybe for people easily impressed by big brands, luxury and prestige.... Foteyes

Chateau Lamery (Bordeaux)

April 30, 2016 - 7:39am
Jacques Broustet in front of his estate Saint-Pierre-d'Aurillac, Bordeaux Jacques Broustet is a reference when you deal with naturally-made, sulfites-free Bordeaux, oddly my real first recollection of drinking his iconic cuvée Autrement was when I visited the French importer François... Foteyes

Les Trois Petiotes (Côtes de Bourg)

April 20, 2016 - 10:13am
Valérie Godelu in the midst of her 3-hectare block Tauriac, Côtes de Bourg (Bordeaux) The word Petiote, in French, is an affectionate adjective for a baby girl, meaning something like "the small" and Valérie Godelu named her new domaine Les... Foteyes

Domaine Rousset-Peyraguey (Sauternes)

April 15, 2016 - 5:40am
Alain Dejean Preignac, Sauternes (Bordeaux) We're here in one of the most iconic Appellation of Bordeaux, the Sauternes, less than an hour drive south of Bordeaux on the left bank of the Garonne (map). The Domaine Rousset-Peyraguey is unique in... Foteyes