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Monday, March 4 2013

Burgundy, the Nazis, and Why Pouilly-Fuissé Doesn’t Have Premier Crus

Emily L.Turner, wine bloggerWine aficionados say that Burgundy is one of the most complex and difficult regions to understand in the wine world. I won’t contest that.Notes from my latest conversation with a passionate producer lie in a pile beside my keyboard, under a map of Burgundy wine country.


Wednesday, January 11 2012

Crémant de Bourgogne vs. Champagne: Pourquoi Pas?

Emily L Turner, wine blogger for E Romantic HotelsWhat wine has such widespread connotations of good cheer and happy occasions as Champagne?


Tuesday, December 7 2010

Gevrey-Chambertin Les Cherbaudes: A Christmas Wine

Emily L. Turner, Talented writer sking Wine Industry Experience"Alors, you are looking for a Christmas wine." Lifting her cup of rosemary tea, Madame Sophie Boillot’s eyes dance over the rim inquiringly. It’s a gray afternoon in Dijon and the window shoppers peering into the Biscuiterie de Vergy are carrying their umbrellas, just in case.


Monday, July 5 2010

Visiting wine Mecca – Bordeaux Fete le Vin

Wine of Bordeaux wine, at the Bordeaux Wine FestivalThere’s no other place on Earth where you can breath in the world of wine just like you can in Bordeaux. Wine shops and wine bars on every street corner, wine producers down every country lane – the place is seeped in wine.


Monday, June 14 2010

La vie en Rosé, Oh the cliché! (It may be pink, but it’s not White Zin.)

“I’m looking for something light, good for sipping on the porch, and good with summer meals,” the woman says, glancing around the store as she speaks.


Sunday, January 10 2010

Will the real Saint Valentine please stand up?

Melba Allen, wine bloggerValentine has been celebrated as a special guy since the early roman Era. Even the Romans couldn’t figure it out as to which Valentine was the more worthy to honor.


Saturday, January 9 2010

A Wine Lover’s New Year’s Resolution: Become a Savvy Buyer

If you’re browsing E-Romantic’s website, it’s because you’re interested in quality, a bit of mystery mixed in with beauty and originality, and undoubtedly a flair for local flavor.


Friday, January 1 2010

Harvesting grapes

shoshanna for the harvesting grapes8h00 – Saturday 1 October 2011 The brisk autumn air greets me as I step out into the grey early light of the morning. After a long hot summer this is quite a change having to put on a warm fleece but as the first rays of sunshine sleepily peek over the Montagne Noire I have every confidence that the warmth will triumph over the cold.


Thursday, March 8 2007

Montirius and Mother Nature

Melba Allen, Wine expert and Wine bloggerWhat are Bio-dynamic wines? Where natural wine-makers don’t use man-made chemicals to treat their vines, soil or fermentation, bio-dynamic wines are those that are produced from grapes that are organically grown with respect to the surrounding environment.