February’s Gloss Magazine is out today and in it Mary Dowey writes about wines worth staying in for this coming Valentine’s Day. Included in her pick of three is the ‘Blanc d’Ogier’ 2013 from Domaine M & S Ogier d’Ampuis.
Tomas Clancy takes a trip in Thomas Jefferson’s footsteps. Not only was Jefferson the drafter of the US Declaration of Independence, he was also, says Tomas, a French wine fanatic. The Jefferson Papers “defined the map of European wine for English speakers” and “all aspects of his interest [in wine] came together in the Rhone […]Ampuis, Crozes-Hermitage, Jefferson, L'Ame Soeur, Monteillet, Montez, Ogier, Rhone
Mary Dowey recommends the Ventoux 2013 “Terrasses” from Château Pesquié in the Gloss. On special offer as part of Rhône Wine Week. “perfumed, beautifully supple red” says Mary and continues “it’s just one of a selection of terrific wines” which include Le Paradou, Viognier and “Les Hauts du Monteillet” Syrah from Domaine du Monteillet. you […]Monteillet, Montez, Paradou, Pesquie, Rhone, Rhone Wine Week
Ernie Whalley and Dee Laffan visit the Northern Rhone for their Glass Act in the Sunday Times (Ireland) of 19 July 2015 Great to see Northern Rhone favourites Stephane Ogier from Domaine M & S Ogier d’Ampuis and Stephane Montez from Domaine du Monteillet both being included.Monteillet, Montez, Northern Rhone, Ogier, Rhone
“The perfect way to start your Christmas dinner” says John Wilson in his piece in today’s Irish Times, and we’d have to agree. You can read the article in full here http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/food-and-drink/drink/wine-get-the-party-started-1.2034147?page=2Blanc d'Ogier, Christmas wine, Northern Rhone, Ogier
We’re gearing up for Rhône Wine Week in November and John Wilson in the Irish Times is too. Lovely mention for Yann Chave’s 2012 Crozes-Hermitage in today’s paper. Full piece here http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/food-and-drink/drink/a-lighter-wine-from-the-rh%C3%B4ne-valley-1.1964825Crozes-Hermitage, Rhone Wine Week, Yann Chave
In the Sunday Business Post of 27 July 2014 Tomás Clancy visits one of our favourite areas, the Northern Rhône, with a particular emphasis on Syrah. Two of the wines he singles out for a mention are “l’Ame Soeur” from Domaine Michel et Stéphane Ogier d’Ampuis as well as St Joseph from Stéphane Montez at Domaine […]L'Ame Soeur, Monteillet, Montez, Ogier, Rhone, St Joseph, Syrah