Vineyard, Château Thénac, Bergerac

Vinisource – bulk wine production i...

This is a post in the Spotlight on: Bergerac series Almost every wine region in the world has room to make grapes for mass market wines and Bergera...

Château Thénac, Bergerac

Château Thénac, Thénac

This is a post in the Spotlight on: Bergerac series Château Thénac could be said to be its own town. Or at least that's what it feels like when you f...

vineyards by the Loire

Spotlight on: the Loire Valley

The Loire Valley presents as a very interesting wine region because it is at once a fairly large wine region and lots of smaller, separate sub-reg...

View to Bodensee, Baden-Württemberg

Spotlight on: Baden and Württemberg...

The winelands of Baden and Württemberg reminds me a little of the Languedoc-Roussillon.   Like the Languedoc-Roussillon, Baden and Würt...

Musings

Purple grapes

What terroir? Finding authenticity in wine

Terroir. It's that French word that's regularly brandished left and right by wine folk when they want to talk about a wine's sense of...

Travel

Château Thénac, Bergerac

Château Thénac, Thénac

This is a post in the Spotlight on: Bergerac series Château Thénac could be said to be its own town...

Food matching

Luiz Hara, London Foodie Japanese Supperclub with Bordeaux Wine

Japanese food, French wines: an evening with Luiz Hara and Bordeaux wines

  French wine and Japanese food, why wouldn’t you? After all, there are some surprising similarities between French and Japanese food. S...

Other Drinks

louge_wellesley

Louis XIII and cigars

As far as cognac goes, Louis XIII de Rémy Martin is pretty iconic. I'm not just saying that because they retail to the tune of £2,000...