As the holiday season quickly approaches, one’s thoughts naturally turn to … Champagne! At least that’s what our wine contributor Jim Walker says. Following are some thoughts, facts, quotes and experiences about […]
Our wine scribbler, Jim Walker and his wife Hélène have recently returned from a month in Provence, the last week of which they spent with friends at a castle in the Luberon. […]
What’s a wine guy to do when he finds himself in a place where no wine is produced? Why, set out in search of that Normandy nectar Calvados, of course.
Dealing with the people’s booze monopoly is certainly no bed of roses.
We get to know and love Champagne Forget-Brimont Rosé Brut 1er Cru.
It was indeed the best of times when we found ourselves in the two principal cities of Champagne: Épernay and Reims.
“So Jim, you are going to become a wine importer are you? Well, the perks are wonderful, but you won’t make any money.” — John Tait, former manager of the Sherwood Park […]
Our first evening at the Cannes wine festival was more than we could have possibly imagined, as we are introduced to Champagne Forget-Brimont, and much more.
The vinous adventure continues on the road to the wine show in Cannes, France, including sampling Palon’s heavenly 2004 Gigondas.
Ambushed into early retirement, I find a new career in my old love for fine wine and good living.