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Bonnes Mares 2006 Tasted Blind

01/07/2009 Herwig Janssen 0

Our wine-club organized a blind tasting of 12 Bonnes Mares (Grand Cru Rouge Bourgogne) from 2006 . I know this is early and probably to an extend infanticide, but hey, we had great fun and learned a lot. Bonnes Mares is a powerful wine but, it was hard to find a lot of common elements. Lots of alcohol, power,violets, length > Read more …

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Crisis threatens survival of Corsican wine

01/07/2009 Jozef Schildermans 0

High transport costs and obligations from Europe to grub vineyards threaten the existence of the Corsican wine sector, says Bernard Sonnet, director of CIV Corse, to the press agency Reuters. The Corsican wine sector is vital to the economy of the French island. Corsica is the third wine-producing island in the Mediterranean, after Sicily and Sardinia. The average annual wine > Read more …