Wine Terroirs - Wines, tastings and vineyards in France.

Syndicate content
Wine Terroirs : Wine discovery, wine tasting and vineyards in France . TypePad
Updated: 4 hours 11 min ago

Domaine Pattes Loup (Chablis, Burgundy)

April 16, 2014 - 2:37pm
Thomas Pico on Chablis Beauregard 1er Cru Courgis, (Chablis, Burgundy) Thomas Pico started working on 2,5 hectares in 2005 and 2006 in the vicinity of Courgis on the edge of the Chablis Appellation, an area with maybe more woods and... Bertrand Celce

Tokyo wine bars : Ahiru Store

April 7, 2014 - 1:25pm
Crowded counter at Ahiru Store (Teruhiko... Bertrand Celce

Yamadaya izakaya, Oji (Tokyo)

April 2, 2014 - 1:57pm
The room at Yamadaya Oji, Kita ward (Tokyo) Here is an izakaya which is particularly cheerful and easy going, a very popular venue in its neighborhood, frequented by working-class people and maybe retirees. You feel like being among a big... Bertrand Celce

Piss Alley (Shinjuku, Tokyo)

April 1, 2014 - 12:53pm
Piss alley Shinjuku, Tokyo This photo story is about one of the most intriguing place in Tokyo, a place where you will find a cluster of eateries (50 or 60) where salarymen gather do drink after work. It's called piss... Bertrand Celce

Shimokitazawa Techan standing bar (Tokyo)

March 31, 2014 - 6:49am
The plastic curtains around the bar Shimokotazawa, Tokyo This is yet a a couple metro stations outside the Yamanote district, but on the other side of Tokyo : here is a low-buildings neighborhood with lively narrow streets and few cars,... Bertrand Celce

Tachinomi Sui (Kinshicho, Tokyo)

March 30, 2014 - 6:41am
The waitresses at Sui Kinshicho, Tokyo A couple more stories on relaxed venues where ordinary Tokyoites go out for a glass before heading home (Tokyo's unexplored wonders). These two cheerful girls look small holding this bottle of sake but the... Bertrand Celce

Shinkame shuzo sake brewery (Hasuda, Saitama)

March 28, 2014 - 1:57pm
Shinkame owner Yoshimasa Ogawahara in the cooling room Hasuda, Saitama prefecture (Japan) The Shinkame sake brewery looks like any other family sake brewery in Japan, but it stands apart because it is the one that started the revival of authentic... Bertrand Celce

Festivin , natural-wine fair in Tokyo

March 20, 2014 - 3:07pm
Taisuke Iketani (VinsCoeur) pouring to E... Bertrand Celce

Zakkoku Kobo Microbrewery (Ogawa, Saitama)

March 13, 2014 - 2:36pm
A family brewery Ogawa, Saitama (Japan) This is probably the smallest beer brewery in Japan and it was founded by a man, Baba-san (pictured above left), who has been very inventive and audacious in the pursuit of beer making using... Bertrand Celce

Winemaking lesson in French elementary schools

March 5, 2014 - 7:01am
Science for the very young The leçons de chose were some sort of simplified scientific teachings given in the past to the first classes in the French school system. These courses on sciences naturelles (nature sciences) have been part of... Bertrand Celce

Japanese wines in Paris

February 27, 2014 - 1:49pm
Kei Miyagawa speaking about the Japanese wines Paris, 18th arrondissement I happen to have attended two unrelated private tasting events in private appartments recently where Japanese sommeliers were letting amateurs/professionals like me and others taste and experience what Japan had... Bertrand Celce

Envrac, bulk wine on tap in Paris

February 18, 2014 - 10:38am
Leopoldine filling my bottle Paris, 18th arrondissement Envrac is another concept of wine shop serving food, this venue also sells wine in bulk, either in bottle or in any larger container that you might bring yourself. I knew about another... Bertrand Celce

Laurent Saillard (Loire)

February 14, 2014 - 11:09am
Laurent Cellar in his cellar Pouillé, Loir-et-Cher (Loire) Laurent Saillard is beginning to make his own wines under his own labels, and he turns a new page in his new life as a winegrower, having found recently a cellar to... Bertrand Celce

Greniers-Saint-Jean wine tasting (Angers, Loire)

February 6, 2014 - 3:09pm
Another great tasting experience Greniers Saint Jean, Angers (Loire) The Salon des Vins de Loire in the outskirts of Angers is a very large event centered around the many wines produced in the Loire region, but this yearly event is... Bertrand Celce

Georgian wines in Paris (again)

January 30, 2014 - 11:15am
Béatrice cross-drinking with John Wurdeman Le Chateaubriand, 11th arrondissement The wines of Georgia are having their show again in Paris, first here in Chateaubriand, the wine-wise restaurant on Avenue Parmentier in the 11th, then in several other wine events including... Bertrand Celce

Craft-beer flavor testing in Paris

January 25, 2014 - 9:22am
Pierre Guigui pouring his brew Not a typo, this is about testing, not only tasting France and Paris may look late on the craft-beer issue compared to the United States but some people are discreetly working on it, and there... Bertrand Celce

Abbaye de la Pierre-Qui-Vire (cheese farm)

January 13, 2014 - 2:00pm
Charline, the cheesemaker, showing her Tomme cheese WineTerroirs isn't converting to cheese but wines are asleep in winter... Saint Leger Vauban, Burgundy The Abbaye de la Pierre Qui Vire is a Benedictine monastery nestled in a corner of the thickly-wooded... Bertrand Celce

Wine News (56)

January 9, 2014 - 10:47am
Carole & Emmanuel Giboulot An organic winegrower dragged to the court february 24th for refusing to spray his parcels Emmanuel Giboulot, a biodynamic winegrower in Burgundy made the headlines (here Decanter) in the wine media a few weeks ago after... Bertrand Celce

Anti-alcohol posters in the Soviet Union

December 30, 2013 - 11:57am
Just say no Here comes the New Year, a time of unrestrained excesses worldwide and I thought it might be well timed to have a visual reminder of the dangers we face when we raise our glass or grab a... Bertrand Celce