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Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Côte Roannaise/Côtes de Forez: Good first day in Roannaise

The steeply sloping Boutheran

 Early morning in the Côte Roannaise

Had a full day visiting and tasting in the Côte Roannaise on Tuesday and will have another today, so only time to post a few photos from yesterday.

Tasting in the morning of Roannaise and Forez wines
@the Association Viticole Roannaise  

 Alain Baillon: one of the producers I visited


 Yann Palais

 Sheep in Yann Palais' vineyards trumping Bourgueil's hens!

 Thierry Bonneton in the first parcel of vines he planted

1 comment:

Luc Charlier said...

Jim, quickly pay a visit to the Troisgros family, before they emigrate to Ouches. The notorious “mise aux normes”, a French specialty, strikes again. NB: never had the pleasure myself, though.