Favourite Holiday Wines (sparklers and still whites)

Before slinking off to the bottle bank with the evidence of our Christmas excesses, I had fun fishing bottles out of the wheelie bin, reliving the memories of the ones we especially relished and which we’ll buy again if the opportunity arises – and making a a mental note of which ones not to bother… Continue reading Favourite Holiday Wines (sparklers and still whites)

Is there such a thing as affordable Burgundy?

After a recent weekend down there, I’d venture a hesitant ‘yes’. The first thing that was highly affordable was our B & B, Les Sept Nains near La Rochepot, a real find (not mine but one of our party’s) and a bare 20k +/- southwest of Beaune. It’s run by a young Bourguignon/Brazilian couple, Yvon and… Continue reading Is there such a thing as affordable Burgundy?