On Sunday July 15th a hailstorm hit the Premeaux area - damage reported from the northern part of Premeaux to the northern part of Ladoix. Severe damage repported by some growers, and as always the damage is rather random. Nicolas Faure … [Read more...] about Hailstorm in the Premeaux area – July 15th 2018
Comte Louis-Michel Liger-Belair of Chateau de Vosne-Romanée has just entered an agreement with Le Chateau du Clos de la Commaraine to help them making the wine from their 3.75 ha large monopole vineyard in Pommard. Clos de la Commaraine is a … [Read more...] about Louis-Michel Liger-Belair to help Clos de la Commaraine in Pommard
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti is going to produce a new wine from 2019 .. a Corton-Charlemagne. According to Wine Spectator - Aubert de Villaine of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti has made an agreement with Domaine Bonneau du Martray to lease a part … [Read more...] about New vineyard for Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Grands Jours de Bourgogne is one of the opportunities to check out new producers, and to evaluate progress amongst the known producers. I have found a quite few producers that are worth taking a look at - as progress have been made - and a few new … [Read more...] about Grands Jours – Discovered and rediscovered
I have been interviewed for a Danish radio program about wine and people - this was on air tonight. The name of the program is Flaskens Ånd - "The spirit of the Bottle" - and it's made by the excellent Danish journalist, Poul Pilgaard … [Read more...] about Winehog in the radio program “Flaskens ånd”
This week I'm tasting 2016s from a range of estates - from Gevrey to Maranges. This is first impressions - and marks the start of my 2016 vintage coverage. Day one of my June 2017 Burgundy trip included Domaine Arnoux-Lachaux, Domaine du Comte … [Read more...] about Tasting the 2016s from cask … the style and quality?
It's always exiting to hear how people got started with their wine interest and career. Joss Fowler - currently Director at Renaissance Vintners and wine bogger - have published a great series of articles where well known - and apparently also … [Read more...] about Three Bottles – a bit about the origin of the Winehog
I rarely write about the Burgundy prices ... high and rising prices seem to be a part of this hobby ... if one wants the best of the best. There are however some worrying tendenses in the Burgundy market, that somehow reminds me of the days when … [Read more...] about The Burgundy Prices – today and in the longer perspective