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Fleurie 2010 chateau des moriers

Fleurie 2010 Chateau des Moriers, very much appreciated.

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Burgundy never too far

An hour away is Pommard and my good friend L'Actu du Vin, Marthe Henry

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Bien boire en beaujolais 2017

Students coming to taste at our booth

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haut de la brirette

At the top of the Brirette, where we make the new special cuvee, down the hill is the house

Vicky's adventures

Bien Boire en Beaujolais, edition 2017 !

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15 May

Bien Boire en Beaujolais, edition 2017 !

Time goes by and I've not been writing to you for a while. Guess what, I'm back! This past seasons have been very busy, at home and in the vineyard. Our second son Constantin arrived early January, just on time for the Epiphany - a popular day amongst gourmands where we eat the legendary galette in France - a good day to be born, in...

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13 Aug

Harvest 2015 soon in Beaujolais!

Grappes are changing color fast in Beaujolais. Vines are pretty but start to suffer from the heat. We shall have half the quantity normally expected, so the 2015 vintage will be a rare. If you had to compare it to another year, it would be 2003: grappes are small with a concentrate juice. Les grappes changent de couleur à toute allure en Beaujolais. The weather...

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16 Dec

Christmas Before Christmas At Chateau Des Moriers #Fleurie #MasterOIV

One day I've met someone that had done the Master OIV, a very special training that leads you to visit about 26 wine countries in a year. If you have a family and a job, you have to organize. For the rest, you must make sure your stomach is sharp and that your brain is ready for an adventure. You must also be insured that...

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24 Oct

The Harvest 2013 on a beautiful morning of automn at chateau de Moriers #vinsdeVicky

Harvest 2013 were expected a few weeks more than usual at chateau des Moriers, in my family, north of Beaujolais (Fleurie). Autumn arrived and grapes started singing. A warm morning, the 30th of September, a group of 25 grape pickers from 10 different nationalities arrived for a week of gymnastic in between the small vine trees (1m20). We were getting used to early harvest, but...

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08 Sep

Waiting for the harvest, checking the vines, blending the wine #fleurie

It's the 8th of September, the few past years at this time we were already harvesting grapes in Beaujolais. In 2012 we were only three days away.  Today in 2013, we are in the vines yes, but only to check maturity and evaluate the state of the vineyard. All good, no big disease, average quantity on the trees, no alarm in Fleurie just that we...