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DOMAINE BALLOT MILLOT & FILS – THE 2014S ARE HERE!

  Ballot Millot is a Domaine that I have known for a long time. But, I lost track of it until it appeared on the West Coast a number of years ago through Atherton Wine Imports. Since the 2006 vintage I have been buying the wines and writing articles (to read my most recent article […]

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THE PERILS OF FARMING – MOTHER NATURE DEVESTATES BURGUNDY

  During the week of April 25 a devastating cold weather system and frost ravaged Burgundy. Below is a report from Alex Gambal. Alex Gambal is an American who went to Burgundy and, literally starting from scratch, has been able to establish a thriving  business in less than 20 years  (to read more about Alex […]

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DOMAINE BALLOT-MILLOT ET FILS: THE 2013S ARE HERE

  If you value finesse and elegance in White and Red Burgundy as I do, then these are wines for you. I have been buying them, cellaring them, and drinking them for several years now. I buy them each year and it is always a pleasure to drink them young or with several years additional […]

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DOMAINE BALLOT MILLOT

    After a lapse of many years, I became acquainted with the wines from this domaine beginning with the 2006 vintage. Since that time I have bought them regularly and drink them often. They are consistently excellent. Here is background information from previous articles: Even a lot of very serious White Burgundy fans may […]

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DOMAINE ALBERT GRIVAULT

  Burgundy is a very special place in many respects. But one thing I have always found interesting is how certain vineyards and producers fade in and out of favor over time. At least this has been true for the 40 some years that I have been drinking and visiting Burgundy. A case in point […]

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2004 WHITE BURGUNDIES: PREMOX OR NOT? THE BEAT GOES ON!

 I had just posted my article on Premox (to read that article click here) when I set off to attend another tasting of the 2004 White Burgundies. I mentioned in the Premox article that Don Cornwell had been doing tastings each vintage of selected White Burgundies for several years. (To see that report click here) […]

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A Selection from California and France

Two Stunning White Burgundy Producers: I began drinking White Burgundies in the late 1960s as I was beginning my journey down the wine trail. From the very beginning, I was captivated by the flavors and balance of the wines and their ability to pair beautifully with a wide variety of foods.

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