Tag: Chablis

Hervé Tucki at La Chablisienne, Chablis

Chablis 2017 from La Chablisienne

The people’s choice and the rewards for the patient The glasses are close to each other. Not literally in their arrangement on the table, but in style, appearance, viscosity and overall impression. The lowest level

Céline Gueguen with her scay vines (or chardonnay)

Sacy, a rare grape in northern Burgundy

Unusual grapes can pop-up when you least expect it. On one of our tours in Chablis in the spring, a little-known grape called sacy made an appearance during the tasting of Domaine Frédéric and Céline

Chardonnay vines in the spring in vineyards in Chablis

A few notes on Domaine Alexandre in Chablis

We recently had the opportunity to taste the range of wines from Domaine Alexandre in Chablis (they have just been launched by one of the Swedish internet wine merchants), and we quite liked them. The

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Favourite picks from the Altia wine range

Tasting wines at a wine show can be a challenge. BKWine’s reporter in Gothenburg, Mattias Schyberg, dived right in when the Finnish wine import and distribution giant Altia Corporation came to Gothenburg to present their

Chardonnay, a beloved globetrotter

Is there any white wine grape that is more loved all over the world than chardonnay? It may have a natural explanation. It is a grape that fits everyone. It is easy to grow, easy

Are women better than men at making wine?

Are there any differences in wines made by female winemakers and male winemaker? Do women make different wines? Maybe that was the hypothesis, or maybe it was just a (good) excuse to invite a number

Michel Laroche is back with Domaine d’Henri

Michel Laroche is a legendary wine producer in Chablis. He built up his wine business from scratch to a major wine producer with vineyards and wineries on three continents. In 2009 his company merged with

The 2013 vintage in Chablis

A harvest report from Chablis Here is a summary of the vintage 2013 as seen by the growers’ association BIVB-Chablis. In summary, they say: A difficult growing season due to the weather, that led to:

Tasting wines from Domaine Fèvre in Chablis

One of our most popular tours is the one called 3 French Classics wine tour. This tour always includes Chablis. The wines of Chablis are popular in many countries and it’s easy to understand why.

Famous wines from William Fèvre in Chablis

In early April, we did a tour to three classic white wine regions in France: Chablis, Sancerre and Champagne. The vines had just recovered from the cold winter and tiny green buds braved the cold.

Jeanjean and Laroche becomes Advini

Some time ago we wrote that Laroche, the big wine producer based in Chablis, created by Michel Laroche, has been bought by the even bigger producer Jeanjean based in Languedoc, and that the merged company

Domaine Courtault, Chablis – BKWine Pick

Jean-Claude Courtault came from the Loire Valley to Chablis in 1974 to work as vineyard manager at a winery in Lignorelles. In 1984 he started to buy his own land and in 1987 he launched

Domaine Marronniers, Chablis | BKWine Pick

We find Domaine Marronniers in the small village of Préhy, a short drive from Chablis itself. There Bernard Legland and his wife welcome you for a wine tasting of a range of Chablis wines. The

Laroche winery sold to Jeanjean

The well known wine producer Laroche has now been sold to Jeanjean. Michel Laroche thereby concludes his efforts to sell the company that he has created. Laroche has vineyards and négociant activities in Chablis (100

Chablis celebration on February 6-7

Saint Vincent Tournante is two days of wine tasting, good food and festivities in Chablis. This time the event takes place on the weekend of February 6-7. More info here: www.saint-vincent-milly-chablis.com

Pinson winery in Chablis [F,S] | BKWine TV

Visiting Pinson winery in Chablis. Tasting the wine in the oak barrel cellar. Close up of interior of barrique with lees (dead yeast cells). Language: French & Swedish. Burgundy, France. Visite de la cave et

Hervé Tucki at La Chablisienne, Chablis

Chablis 2017 from La Chablisienne

The people’s choice and the rewards for the patient The glasses are close to each other. Not literally in their arrangement on the table, but

The 2013 vintage in Chablis

A harvest report from Chablis Here is a summary of the vintage 2013 as seen by the growers’ association BIVB-Chablis. In summary, they say: A

Jeanjean and Laroche becomes Advini

Some time ago we wrote that Laroche, the big wine producer based in Chablis, created by Michel Laroche, has been bought by the even bigger

Laroche winery sold to Jeanjean

The well known wine producer Laroche has now been sold to Jeanjean. Michel Laroche thereby concludes his efforts to sell the company that he has

Chablis celebration on February 6-7

Saint Vincent Tournante is two days of wine tasting, good food and festivities in Chablis. This time the event takes place on the weekend of

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