Burgundy

Joseph Drouhin

Joseph Drouhin Musigny

History and Family: Maison Joseph Drouhin Burgundy, France is one of the most complex winemaking regions in the world with a rich history of viticulture dating back to the first century. With the fall of the Roman Empire, and the rise of Catholicism as a powerful political force, vineyards fell into the hands of the church. Viticulture thrived, and by ... Read More »

A Chablis Producer to Discover

Louis and Catherine Poitout

Louis and Catherine Poitout Chablis is located in northern Burgundy, producing wines of gunflint smokiness and finesse, a signature of its chalky Kimmeridgian soils. Chardonnay struggles to ripen in its cold terroir of limestone clay with flavors no region in the world can reproduce. Quite different than the rest of Burgundy down south, Chablis is firm but not harsh, reminiscent ... Read More »

Domaine Pavelot: A Prize in Savigny-Les-Beaune

Barrels at Domaine Pavelot

Since the French Revolution, the Pavelot family has been making wine is Savigny-Les-Beaune, a small village just below the hill of Corton, in the center of Cote d’Or. Domaine Pavelot was passed from father to son and operated primary as a negociant operation. It was not until after World War II that the family began to bottle their own wine. ... Read More »

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