France

Jura tripping – Le Nez dans le Vert
The Jura has been one of those destinations that kept on lingering on my wish list, so the eighth edition of Le Nez dans le Vert, the region’s gathering of
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Loire Tripping 2017 – The Salon & La Levée
Finally, my impressions from a day at the Salon des Vins de Loire. Contrary to last year, I only attended on Tuesday, due to the Salon changing its calendar and
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Loire tripping 2017 – Dive Bouteille
Dive is the type of chaos with a flair that only the French know how to do right. Get annoyed at the lack of navettes between the Saumur station and
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Loire tripping 2017 – la Renaissance des Appellations
Just like last year, it is Loire tripping time. Three days, three events, three impressions. First up, La Renaissance des Appellations aka checking if the biodynamic fire still burns in
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The joys of a Burgundy club
Note: Linkedin has kindly informed me that it has been two years since I started blogging with The Wine Analyst. Given that more people congratulated me on this anniversary than
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Getting around to reliving Dive Bouteille
Note: sommelier studies and papers to write have led me to neglect The Wine Analyst yet again. From now on though, things will be different and posts will actually be
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An overdue reflection on the Salon des Vins de Loire
If you are a serious winelover, France is definitely the place to be in the beginning of the new year as large events are organized throughout the country. Millésime Bio
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An overdue reflection on red Burgundy
So, I have kind of used up all possible excuses to postpone writing about Burgundian pinot noir, bar a sudden and inexplicable allergy for the variety. It’s a though one
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A reflection on white Burgundy
For the past couple of weeks I’ve been breaking my head about what I can write on Burgundy. All the years that I have been drinking Burgundian wines in a
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