We are confined at home since 4 days ago; it’s really crazy but our family is doing well. One often imagines all sorts of things but we would never have thought we would live to see this. There’s no protocol to put in place, we have to reinvent everything every day. In France, Alsace and…
The Washington Post named Closerie des Lys Pinot Noir one of the best bargains of the year. Read the article here or in pdf. format.
Our Response to the Tariff, both those in place against Europe and those being threatened by the US government.
For those of you interested in some of the substantive reasons to object to the expanding Trump trade war with the EU, please see MED’s comments to the US Trade Representative below. Until January 13 you can–and should!–add your voice to the debate. Visit Regulations.gov, search USTR-2019-0003, and click on the blue “Comment Now” button….
Wine & Spirits Magazine’s issue of The Year’s Best Champagnes prominently features two of our growers from Cramant: Lilbert-Fils and Lancelot-Pienne. Check it out here.
Domaine de la Folie’s Clos La Folie was recently featured in The Washington Post. You can read a pdf of it here: Folie in the Washington Post 10.2019 or download it here.
La Closerie des Lys’ Pinot Noir and Les Fruitières Blanc were both recently featured in The Washington Post. You can read a pdf of it here: Closerie in Washington Post or read it here.
We filtered the wines of 2018 yesterday; they are soon ready for bottling. We have been working on Champans and Caillerets, and I think they will soon meet our expectations. These terroirs are great ladies who reveal themselves only with patience. I wish you and your loved ones a happy ending [to the year]. Let…
The International Wine Review has a great article on the low-dosage champagnes of JM Sélèque (unfortunately with one typo: the suggested retail price for the Solessence 7 Villages Extra Brut should be $61, not $82). “Jean-Marc Sélèque has put his mark on this winery since returning from an internship at Chandon in Napa in 2008….
Hospitality industry veterans Max Trujillo and Matthew Weiss get behind-the-scenes conversations between industry professionals in their podcasts on NC F&B Podcast. Recently, they recorded Vintage ’59 Imports’ national sales manager, Debra Lewis, with three of Vintage ’59’s women winemakers visiting from France: Françoise Le Calvez of Coupe Roses, Françoise Ollier of Domaine Ollier-Taillefer, and Mélanie…
Great article on Division Winemaking Company in Oregon. You can read it or download it.