Tag Archives: Stephane Tissot

Spring Treats – Four Recent Wines

Another rare foray into what I’ve been drinking at home amid the dust of a seven week building programme. It’s partly an excuse to tell you about the wine we drank on Sunday, but as is often the case, a … Continue reading

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Jurable or Merely Fashionable?

When I first visited Jura in the 1980s only a few UK wine professionals seemed to have been there, and only one or two were extolling the virtues of the wines, principally the Vin Jaunes, from this attractive region. This … Continue reading

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Watching Stéphane Tissot

We first visited Domaine André & Mireille Tissot in Montigny-lès-Arsures in the early 1990s. We were staying nearby and we found our way to their small tasting room down a hill behind the church, where we were entertained by a very … Continue reading

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Between the Wood Smoke and the Water – Arbois Week

I began visiting the Jura region in Eastern France more than twenty-five years ago. It began as a day trip from our then fairly regular wine visits to Burgundy, and then as a stop-off en route to Geneva by the … Continue reading

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Holiday Wines

There are two reasons to avoid a blog post on holiday wines. First, what could be more dull than reading someone’s self-aggrandising pontifications about all the very smart wines they drank, and second, like many people I know, I don’t … Continue reading

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Festive Mirth, Girth and Things of Worth

The festive season is always eagerly awaited at Chateau Crossley, but we don’t over indulge these days…well, not too much. The holiday began yesterday with a trip to the new Sam Wanamaker theatre at London’s Globe to see Francis Beaumont’s … Continue reading

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