Entries by RMcartmel

Le Triage

It was a very sticky writer who got back to his hotel room this evening to clean up before supper and do a spot of writing. He had been down at la Vougeraie, being a helpful pair of hands. He was not allowed a pair of secateurs for insurance reasons, but they seemed more impressed […]

Disastrous Storms in Burgundy

It was hoped that the summer of 2014 would have been better for the Burgundians than it has turned out. At the end of July a hail storm of biblical proportions struck the Cote de Beaune, decimating the vines particularly in the villages of Pommard and Volnay, just south of Beaune. The hailstones were reported […]