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
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
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
Tomás Clancy visits the Rhône this week, he writes about “the great wines that flow from the southern Rhône” and manages to link the village of Orange with our own national flag. A great piece explaining the history of Châteauneuf du Pape and the wines of the southern Rhône, it is available to read in […]Aphillanthes, Bouissiere, Clos des Papes, Janasse, Ogier, Simone Joseph