Month: September 2016

Hugh Jones

A Tour of France

16 September, 2016

I’ve always considered Burgundy to be similar to Bob Dylan; Iconic, legendary and irrefutably fantastic regardless of whether you like the genre or not. However, both are also patchy – does anybody remember when Bob Dylan found God? It didn’t do wonders for his music. Likewise, there are some pedestrian, lacklustre and over-priced wines made in Burgundy that have caused me to doubt the entire region in the past, so I was slightly sceptical as we made our way there. This scepticism very quickly dissipated during lunch at Le Montrachet with Vincent Avenel (Global Sales Director) where we tasted the first of many fantastic wines that Chanson produce.

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