A year on the Hill of Corton

Archive for September, 2013

First grapes arrive for analysis@Latour

First grapes arrive for analysis@Latour

pressing samples@Latour

pressing samples@Latour

preparing samples @ Latour

preparing samples @ Latour

Tasting samples @ Latour

Tasting samples @ Latour

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September

A late afternoon view of Charlemagne from Caradeux shows the  unexpected appearance of a distant neighbour

A late afternoon view of Charlemagne from Caradeux shows the unexpected appearance of a distant neighbour

 Low technology  in Corton. A fine example of re-cycling !

Low technology in Corton. A fine example of re-cycling !

Veraison has to start somewhere...

Veraison has to start somewhere…

The glamourous life of a vigneron !

The glamourous life of a vigneron !

What to wear on a hot day in the vineyard ? Ask Francoise.

What to wear on a hot day in the vineyard ? Ask Francoise.

Madame Maratray, chef/owner of Auberge de la Miotte does, for me a very good Boeuf Bourguignon. Sadly only open at lunchtime. Will be my canteen when the seasons force me to give up the ham and cheese sandwich in the vineyard.

Madame Maratray, chef/owner of Auberge de la Miotte does, for me a very good Boeuf Bourguignon. Sadly only open at lunchtime.
Will be my canteen when the seasons force me to give up the ham and cheese sandwich in the vineyard.

Maurice Chapuis, also the mayor Aloxe-Corton, in his cellar

Maurice Chapuis, also the mayor Aloxe-Corton, in his cellar