I know, I know, I’m late to this blogging lark, and it’s my new year’s resolution. Hopefully it won’t peter out by the end of the month. Do please encourage me with your feedback.


A minor musing on ‘natural’ – via Raventos i Blanc xarel-lo

Published on June 24, 2016

A minor musing on ‘natural’ – I’m reminded of certified organic wines in the early days, so 20 years ago and more


A new view of Champagne regions?

Published on August 4, 2015

Is this a new view of Champagne sub-regions?


Tore delle Signore, Verduzzo Friulano, 1992

Published on May 24, 2015

Tasted this delicious dessert wine the other day. Remarkably fresh and flavoursome for a 23-year old white wine. The full name is a bit of a handful though.


Vineyard joggings

Published on July 2, 2014

(aka the jog blog – thanks @thewinebird). Having taken up jogging again in the summer of 2012, I thought it might be fun to share some microclimatic observations.


Vineyard joggings

Published on August 11, 2013

(aka the jog blog – thanks @thewinebird). Having taken up jogging again in the summer of 2012, I thought it might be fun to share some microclimatic observations.


My 3,000th twitter follower

Published on July 7, 2013

My 3,000th twitter follower (@NMollard) makes wine. How wonderful is that? They even sent me a bottle to taste, so I thought I’d write it up here.


Cork or screwcap, screwcap or cork?

Published on April 3, 2013

I recently came across a couple of tasty wines from the almost unknown top (closer to the source) / bottom (in the Massif Central) corner of the Loire valley. The wines were both bottles under cork and screwcap.


Vineyard Joggings

Published on March 14, 2013

(aka the jog blog – thanks @thewinebird). Having taken up jogging again in the summer of 2012, I thought it might be fun to share some microclimatic observations.


Sparkling berries

Published on December 26, 2012

A revelation of carbonic maceration.


Vineyard Joggings

Published on December 6, 2012

(aka the jog blog – thanks @thewinebird). Having taken up (very slow) jogging again in the summer of 2012, I thought it might be fun to share some microclimatic observations.

Recent Blog Posts

Article and Blog Post Calendar

March 2017
M T W T F S S
« Sep    
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
Jump to the top of this page