Posts Tagged Vouvray


A Dog Among The Vines


This picture always makes me smile. It’s of our Westie, Fred, walking among rows of Muscadet grapes a few years back on a holiday. I like the way he is walking purposefully, as if he knows where he’s going, similar to one of theĀ Wine Dogs. And I like the colours – especially the blue sky, because we didn’t see much of that during our two week stay near Nantes.

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My Wine, My Rules…


The other day I met a friend for dinner in a pub. As we studied the wine list, she set out her rules. No Chenin Blanc of any kind. No Pinot Grigio. No Sauvignon Blanc unless it was a really full, fruity number. In other words, she didn’t like very dry wines and had decided these grapes were the worst culprits, denying herself the pleasure of, say, a Vouvray or a Pinot Gris from Alsace.

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