Category Archive for: ‘BLOG en anglais’

Wednesday November 1 Never judge a book by its cover, they say,  but I don’t think they thought that  when they put together Dutchwoman Janna Rijpma’s selection of her top 101 wines in her new  guide written for women (only).  Pretty spectacular, have to say. Contents are pretty good as well: truly wonderful bottle shots, […]

Monday October 2 Well, we have certainly struck gold.  Our late harvest Chenin blanc, Lagremas d’Aur – which means tears of gold – has gone and won itself not one, not two, but three stars from the brand-new Guide Hachette 2018. It is the only wine labelled IGP Pays d’Oc that was so highly rated.  It […]

Tuesday August 1 The weather has been blowing hot and cold.  Right now it’s cold in the South of France. And it’s raining in the south of Ireland, where we are.  It’s almost a comfort to know that in a world of changes, some things never change.  Like Ireland’s weather: full of scattered spells and […]

Monday July 3 2017 Well, this month has started off all in a rush.  After a cool and covered week, the sun threatens to shine through again.  Or does it?  But we do get a nice bit of sunshine from an unexpected source: Scotland.  Its leading daily newspaper, The Scotsman, carried a wonderful review of […]