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.
New in, the white Ventoux from Domaine de Fondreche is Tomás Clancy’s “To Buy” in the Sunday Business Post of 8 November “This experimental, biodynamic estate has created a spectacular white wine. It is a wildly complex blend of grenache blanc, clairette, rousanne and rolle. It is a luscious, lime-tinged delight that has a flicker […]Fondreche, Sebastien Vincenti, Ventoux
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
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
We’re gearing up for Rhône Wine Week again, and great to see that John Wilson is too. Writing in the Irish Times of Saturday 18th October he once again visits the Rhône for value and says that Gigondas is like “a warm hug on a winter’s day” and that “Good Gigondas is not cheap, but […]Gigondas, Rhone, Rhone Wine Week, value, wine
Tomás Clancy has a look at those, at times, very confusing labels on French wine bottles. In particular the “Côtes”. For his wines of the week he picks a list of “Côtes” and includes the Côtes du Rhône, “Les Vignes Parallèles” from Simone Joseph as well as the Côtes du Rhône Villages “Le Temps est […]Cotes, French wine labels, Ogier, Rhone, Simone Joseph
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