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Bertholme as the Moreton Club39s historic building is known was

Bertholme as the Moreton Club39s historic building is known was



European Fine Wines Ltd – liquidation beckons?

Bertholme new farm

The house at Chançay with the cave set into the hillside

The Moreton Club

Newtonmore: white stuff on Blue Monday

Last week we dropped into to see Antoine Foucault and Carolyn Boireau at Domaine du Collier's new premises in Saumoussay, close to St-Cyr-en-Bourg.

2005 was two years after the Hwang family bought Domaine Huet following the death of Gaston Huet in 2002 aged 92. In those days Noël Pinguet had a great ...

It was certainly an enjoyable aperitif to celebrate the gradual length of the days here and signs of springtime in preparation.

The Old Bridge Hotel in Huntingdon

Heritage Appeals

Graffitti on a ruined house on the Rua Arco do Carvalhāo

It's a man's job!

The famous pigeonnier


News update on 1855 – the frauds appear to continue!

The Cave Cooperative of Bléré is holding its Portes Ouvertes on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th April. 8.30h-18.00

The breakfast room

Jim's Loire: The Antique Wine Company files motion to dismiss LeCraw lawsuit – 'opportunistic extortion'

Durnstein through the murk

New book: The Finest Wines of Burgundy

Château de Cheverny

This evening a number of us from the Decanter World Wine Awards judging along with members of staff from Decanter and Neil Beckett of The World of Fine Wine ...

and down to the town

Even now, out of season, it is pretty crowded and, needless to say, has the usual clutch of gift shops and cafes. We wander around, taking in the views and ...

This is the start of a short series on producers who I visited when in Sancerre and Pouilly in mid-October – kicking off with Luc Prieur of Domaine Paul ...

Saturday, 21 August 2010

Le Lézard Vert – Epeigné's restaurant

36-year-old David had wide experience before opening his own restaurant: in Washington DC, Zurich and Lausanne, London and in Monaco.

Elena Roppa

Royal Victoria Dock and the old Spillers building

... to look after the wine side, while the brilliant chef André Magalhães (Taberna das Flores) will soon opening their restaurant to be called Taberna Fina.

Alaverdi Monastery

First impressions of Marseille

Morning light on a building just by

Portes Ouvertes: Domaine de Nerleux 8 -9 May

DKJ Travel and Photography is with Vicky Martin at The Moreton Club.

From one famous cru to another: Pauillac to La Livinière Our challenge is to cycle from Pauillac, close to the Atlantic coast, to La Livinière in the ...

Part of the Doyard chai incorporating an old building

Looking down on Dalwhinnie from above Loch Ericht (see photo below) The white building in the distance is the distillery

Chinon and Bourgueil: Portes Ouvertes: 5th-8th May 2012

Ouch – old Chenin Blanc in a lifeless vineyard

For the first time in many years I dropped into the Herne Hill Velodrome on Burbage Road, London SE24.

Having shown good form on Stages 2 and 3 Arnaud Démare duly won his first Tour de France stage in Vittel. Unfortunately his victory was overshadowed by the ...

2016 Arinto Quinta do Síbio from the Douro

Epeigné-les-Bois: mariage du siècle – les jeunes Lyn et Vasco (part 2)

Looking northwards up the plot

Moving away from the Loire and France it would be worth trying an Alvarinho, Vinho Verde from Anselmo Mendes.

Shona and Liam's wedding – a few photos

Accounts to 30th June 2016

Shop's interior (above and below)

Fabien Hyon, managing director of the 'fraudulent' 1855 group

wine expert and figure behind the Wine.Pop app + founder of Catalunya Wine twitter – @CatalunyaWine; facebook: @CatalunyaWine

Reception area at Gosset's premises, Epernay

Sibard has been the manager for many years of Caves Augé, one of the most famous Parisian ...

"It's all too much.

Chinon: on the Vienne with the old town and newly restored château

Buildings of St Joseph's College, Nudgee - Advertisement for St Joseph's College at Nudgee and

Sunday, 11 December 2011

New Farm walk

Sylvain taking a sample

Oz Clarke: The History of Wine in 100 Bottles

Millésime Bio: photos from First Day (27th January 2014)

Annick and Francis Jourdan

With the Outsiders in Montpellier: 26.1.2014

I assume that the women had already refused to pay for a shelter, so the Maritime Police had been called.

I finished with a glass of 30 Year Old Pedro Ximenez from Dandelion Vineyards in the Barossa.

... this old wine. Should, however, any of these prove to be fake, I have to wonder what has happened to them now that the wine fund has been liquidation.

Grapes from very old Côt – around 120 years ...

for his flight from Dubai or did he indicate to the Embassy that he was considering moving to Spain in the context of wanting a visa for his wife?

Kelly – Martin's assistant setting the table

2016 Renaissance tasting Greniers de St Jean – Saturday

Jim's Loire: Wine.Pop: Questions to Aaron Timmer Brown (the man who trousered the Paul Kimmage Fund)

Tim Brown (aka Aaron Timmer Brown) sacked by Wine.Pop

It was a brilliant occasion. The day started at 10.30 am for those who arrived on time (not us on this occasion) and the celebrations were still going when ...

After spending a couple of days in the Pays Nantais looking at the 2017 vintage – report to follow tomorrow – we headed southwards on Wednesday morning to ...

2011 Saumur, Château Fouquet

Karen Shaw – Netta's main community nurse

Jamain is now in the first year of converting to biodynamics and I was able to see them getting ready to treat the vines with powdered cow horn (query- cow ...

Apparently the road works have been going on for two months - the owners must be hoping that business will pick up once it finishes.

... Nicolas Jackson and Hugh Jones. Tom and Hugh were also away. The presentation was hosted by Wine Australia at Australia House, LondonAustralian

Serge and Neil Fairlamb

Totally confused! Can I see a difference between Prosecco and Veuve Clicquot?

Domaine Stéphane Delettre, 7 l'epaisse, 37140 Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil. email: [email protected]

I suppose you could call Sylvain Martinez a disciple of Mark Angeli having done a stage with him before setting up on his own. He has two hectares of old ...

Champagne litigation - woefully inconsistent

VINAVIVA: Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th [email protected] de Chigny

On 18th February La Revue du Vin de France published a story about Chris Kissack and I being banned by Sarah Hwang from tasting the 2013 Domaine Huet wines ...

It was good to meet at this year's Renaissance two new Anjou producers just launching their new domaines: Liv Vincendeau of Domaine Vincendeau and Adrien de ...

... mid-to-deep gold with attractive flavours – quince, peach and a touch of honey with a lovely freshness. Difficult to believe that this is 24 years old.