1. Rhône Recce – Day 3
    Posted On: October 24th, 2013

    Rhône Recce – Day 3

    Wednesday 23rd October Posted by Jason Yapp & Andrew Stanning     Having schlepped south to Châteauneuf-du-Pape we had a reviving beer and a review of our tasting notes and photographs at the Mule de Pape bar then we repaired to La Mère Germaine restaurant, an old favourite of culinary doyenne Elizabeth David, for a […]
  2. Rhône Recce - Day 2
    Posted On: October 23rd, 2013

    Rhône Recce - Day 2

    Tuesday 22nd October 2013     After a splendid supper at Le Mangevins, one of the best but smallest restaurants in the Rhône valley with a minimalist Franco-Japenese menu and an extensive and modestly priced carte des vins (so worth booking well in advance) we turned in early with the prospect of a busy day […]
  3. Rhône Recce - Day 1
    Posted On: October 22nd, 2013

    Rhône Recce - Day 1

    Monday 21st October - 2013m. It is 23 degrees Celsius and sunny in the Northern Rhône which bodes well for a whistle-stop tasting trip. Wine makers have just finished harvesting the late and small 2013 grape crop and so this presents a window of opportunity to sample the previous and more prolific 2012 vintage. The […]

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