Tag Archives: Domaine de la Tournelle

Recent Wines June 2019 #theglouthatbindsus

That was certainly not the warmest June I can remember in the UK. In fact much of the month was wet and unseasonably cold. That means one thing…that we have not cranked our petnat consumption up to usual summer levels yet, although … Continue reading

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One More Cup of Coffee (‘fore I go)

Well, not quite, but in about a week’s time I will be on a break for a month. Fingers crossed I might be able to catch up on recent wines before then, but meanwhile, in today’s article, there’s a bit … Continue reading

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Time to Go Pink

With temperatures hitting twenty-seven degrees here yesterday, it has focused the mind on the pinker hues as a source of vinous pleasure. I hesitate to focus just on rosé here. The first hurdle to overcome is the connotation of that … Continue reading

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Jura Week 1 – Domaine de la Tournelle

I’ve just got home from my annual Jura trip. For the past three years I’ve visited the region around harvest time. It’s a chance to see what the current vintage is like. It’s less easy to visit busy producers, but … Continue reading

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Refresher Course

Back when I began enjoying wine, pre-Parkerisation, there were lots of red wines which, when served cool, or at “cellar temperature”, used to quench a thirst on a warm day. Back in the late 1970s it wasn’t uncommon to find … Continue reading

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Happy New 2016!

This is the time when Bloggers habitually look back on the highlights of the year just gone, perhaps sprinkle a few resolutions, and above all single out the best of their festive drinking. I’ve had a very odd festive season … Continue reading

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Dynamic Day in London

There is a lot going on in the world of wine in London this week. Monday was no exception, but I’m so glad I decided to choose the trek down to the Spa Terminus for Dynamic Vines‘ 10 Year Anniversary … Continue reading

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The Contenders (Arbois Week)

As my latest week in Arbois begins to fade a little from memory, or more realistically how many articles is it reasonable to write on one subject, I thought I’d mention a few producers who I’ve got to know only … Continue reading

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