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Harvesting grapes in Epernay, Autumn 2016

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Champagne / Epernay / France / Reims / vineyard / WineGrower / Winemaker

We were so lucky being in Champagne area during the busy harvest season.   We rented a car and hopped on over to different small villages such as Avize, Ay and Cramant.  Pretty enjoying spent a day walking around in the breezy warm days with the epic scenery in front of you.  Hundred of labours were working hard against the clock to harvest the grapes within the time frame according to the “rules” set by Union des Maisons […]

Les Avisés, Autumn 2016

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Anselme Selosse / Avize / Côte des Blancs / Champagne / Chardonnay / Cramant / France / French food / hotel / Jacques Selosse / Oger / Reims / vineyard / WineGrower / Winemaker

Jacques Selosse is easily the best Champagne and grower Champagne on planet earth. Yearly production is very limited which make getting hold of a bottle very difficult even if you live in France.  If you are Jacques Selosse hardcore fans and like unique style of this Domaine very much, staying at Les Avisés is a must, here you can have any bottle you want at a reasonable price! Les Avisés also operates a restaurant with cozy vibe, the sparkling water is […]

Chateau La Coste, Autumn 2016

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Architecture / France / hotel / vineyard / wine

We took around one hour drive going to Chateau La Coste after lunch in Marseille. We did enjoy the tranquil place, a rich Jewish man bought this chateau and transformed it to the next level.   Architect/interior designer Andre Fu from Hong Kong was invited to participate part of this project.  The chateau is including “infinity” vineyards, restaurant, book shop and Villa La Coste for visitors who wanna stay overnight.  What’s more? Outdoor artworks everywhere, I should say it […]