Cours Mirabeau, Aix-en-Provence, France
The pandemic has negatively affected many folks’ travel plans, but it doesn’t prevent us from dreaming of future peregrinations and making plans for when we can venture forth once again. Here are five destinations that beckon for our wine scribe Jim Walker.
A dear friend pulls up stakes and heads off to the West Coast. Our wine scribe Jim Walker reminisces about the many vinous adventures and good times they shared.
Domaine de Tara is magnificently situated at the foot of the picturesque ochre hillside village of Roussillon-en-Provence in the heart of the Lubéron Regional Natural Reserve in Provence, France. It faces the […]
You can rest assured that no matter where his travels take him, our wine scribe Jim Walker will make plenty of time to visit the top wineries in the area (assuming there […]
More and more women are successfully taking control of wineries around the world. Such is the case at Domaine du Cayron. The difference, as our wine scribe Jim Walker discovered, is that […]
One meets many interesting characters during the course of one’s endeavours. Such is certainly the case in the wine industry where rugged individualists battle the vagaries of nature and markets in order […]
Many strange things have occurred in the land of the Cathars, even in recent times. Something very odd happened to a shipment of wine that was produced there and wound up at […]
How nice to have memories of freer and more pleasant times in this covid-19 era. Thursday March 8, 2007, was just such an occasion for our wine scribe, Jim Walker and his […]
In last month’s episode, our wine scribe Jim Walker told us about the first Burgundian winery that he represented in Ontario. In this, his 50th blog for Gentleman’s Portion, he tells about […]