August 2022 - frost in a heatwave

The poor 2021 vintage meant that many growers literally, in the literal sense, had no wine. But 2022 looks more promising and we met some very friendly dogs.

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October 2021 - third time lucky

Many French winemakers are staggering after a very difficult year with a very late frost. But in general their dedication to their product is more impressive than ever

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Fevered summer progress

Our attempt to buy wine early June was stymied by the fact that France wouldn’t let anyone in, so we shifted operations to early August. And we found ourselves in the midst of a proper heatwave. In short, we were as hot as if we had, well, a fever.

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