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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 the Vente des Vins des Cuvees de la Recolte 2013 du Domaine Hospieces de Beaune. Despite this news, wine for this charity event run by […]


Visiting Domaine Gallois in Gevrey-Chambertin

“In 2012 Mother Nature made the selection,” says Dominique Gallois, in response to my question about the intense concentration of the basic Bourgogne rouge, which I attributed to low yields and careful selection. This is my second visit to this estate, and now I can confirm that there is something very special about Dominique and […]


Domaine Dominique Gallois

“Welcome,” says the affable Dominique Gallois, owner and winemaker at Domaine Gallois, as his friendly dog wags a greeting. We have just driven through the charming, historic village of Gevrey-Chambertin to arrive at Mr. Gallois’s home and cellar, where a child’s bicycle is parked near the front door and two enthusiastic-looking music and video producers […]