Summer 2015

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Marian Jack on Sun 14 Jun

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It is always a little sad when our summer trip to the Continent is over.

What have we learnt?

Domaine Berthet-Rayne

Marian Jack on Fri 12 Jun

Domaine Berthet-Rayne

Another early start to visit Domaine Berthet-Rayne in the Southern Rhône village of Cairanne.

Domaine Bourdan

Marian Jack on Fri 12 Jun

Domaine Bourdon

The final visit on our 2015 summer trip is to Domain Bourdon in the heart of Burgundy region situated on the edge of the village of Pouilly–Fuissé.

Domaine de Grangeneuve

Marian Jack on Thu 11 Jun

Domaine de Grangeneuve

Another day – another winery.

I must admit after 13 days visiting wineries we felt a little tired at the start of today but the visit to Grangeneuve revitalised us!

Chateau Roquette sur Mer

Marian Jack on Wed 10 Jun

Château Roquette sur mer

Firstly today we visited Château Roquette sur mer in the La Clape region of Languedoc, this is a brand new wine for us and we were so privileged to visit this unique site.

Château l’Argentiers

Marian Jack on Wed 10 Jun

Château l’Argentiers

After lunch in La Clape we joined the A9 and travelled north to Sommieres here we visited yet another new winery to us.

Chateau Spencer la Pujade

Marian Jack on Tue 9 Jun

Third stop Chateau Spencer la Pujade

Today 3 visits & 3 different regions!

Domaine des Homs

Marian Jack on Tue 9 Jun

Second stop Domaine des Homs

Today 3 visits & 3 different regions!

Domaine la Grangette

Marian Jack on Tue 9 Jun

First stop Domaine la Grangette

Today 3 visits & 3 different regions!

Domaine Treloar-8 June

Marian Jack on Mon 8 Jun

Jonathan and Rachel Treloar own and run this small, highly-regarded vineyard and winery in the Roussillon, France's most exciting wine region.

Bodegas de los Rios Prieto-4 June

Marian Jack on Thu 4 Jun

4th June - Ribera del Duero is situated approximately 200k south west of Rioja.

 

Bodegas Urbina-3 June 2015

Marian Jack on Wed 3 Jun

5.00 pm and we are tasting for the 2nd time today here in beautiful Rioja Alta.

Bodegas David Moreno

Marian Jack on Wed 3 Jun

QUOTE from The Telegraph 16/2/15

"Sacre Bleu! Rioja boom will see Spanish wine outsell French rivals"

Chateau Viella

Marian Jack on Tue 2 Jun

Today we visit Chateau Viella, Alain Bortolussi is the thrid generation of wine maker at this estate.

Château La Tour de Chollet

Marian Jack on Sat 30 May

Château La Tour de Chollet just 30 minutes from St Emillion

Chateau de Sours

Marian Jack on Fri 29 May

Château de Sours in the Bordeaux Region.

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