Wine from Burgundy, France


Meeting Jean-Baptiste of Bouzereau in Meursault

Great visit with Jean-Baptiste Bouzereau, who is prided as being “a good farmer” by Jeanne-Marie De Champs. The family has been in Meursault for over seven generations, producing fine wine… More »


Domaine d’Eugenie

Located in Vosne Romanee, this was bought in 2005 by François Pinault, owner of Château Latour in Bordeaux. Today yields are low and much effort has been done in the… More »


David Durband

So I first discovered David Duband’s wines at a previous La Paulee event, and then again last year at a “Diva” tasting at the Hospieces de Beaune. I hear he… More »


Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey

Pierre Yves Colin worked as winemaker for his father (Marc Colin) until 2005, and now has holdings in Chassagne-Montrochet (where his domaine is located) and also produces Meursault, St. Aubin,… More »


Clos de Tart

In 1141 Clos de Tart was sold to the nuns of Nôtre Dame de Tart by the Knights Hospitaller and – cutting to the chase – it was bought by… More »


Domaine Frantz Chagnoleau

It is hard to find much information about this domaine other than that it is located in Macon and the farming is organic. He visited many famous Burgundian winemakers for… More »


Domaine Alain Burguet in Gevrey Chambertin

Of Alain Burguet Becky Wasserman wrote: “I met Alain Burguet a long, long time ago when a Gevrey winemaker, supremely confident of his own standing in the Gevrey hierarchy, introduced… More »


Bouchard Pere & Fils

So first, the history … I’ve been to this Chateau many times, and never really thought about the fabulous estate. In 1820 Bernard Bouchard purchased the Château de Beaune, a… More »

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La Paulee USA 2015 Simon Bize

Okay, so the picture above – showing the “finished wine” in a celebration mode, is a little bit more attractive than the photo showing all the hard back breaking work… More »


Vertical Tasting Preview: La Paulee 2015 NYC

  In 2012, I had the extreme good fortune to travel to San Francisco and among other meetings, attend the verticals tasting for Daniel Johannes., creator of the  USA-based La… More »


Celebrating Grands Jours de Bourgogne 2014

“So what do you think will happen to the 2014 Vintage?” I asked every producer I came across at the Les Grand Jours de Bourgogne, created in 1992 by the… More »


Hospieces de Beaune 2013: Story Behind Success

“The two Burgundian grape varieties were both badly treated by the weather throughout the vegetative cycle,” begins Roland Masse, in his opening address to journalists during the official tasting of… More »

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