Bordeaux Vineyards Resisted To The Storms

The december 2017 storms and the following ones at the beginning of 2018 didn’t hurt the Bordelais vineyards. They made them stronger which is good for the vintage.

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Winemakers at work.

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Château Margaux.

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Libournais vineyards.

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Château d’Yquem in Sauternes area.

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Saint-Emilion.

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Ready to grow.

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Burgundy Ready To Deliver 2018 Grands Crus

Every vintage starts in winter when the vine gets its strength by diving deep into the ground to survive to the harsh conditions.

Grands Crus around the corner.

Montrachet vineyards.

Lunch-time for the Romanée-Conti Domain winemakers.

Clos de Vougeot.

Gevrey-Chambertin.

The Patriarche wine cellar in Beaune.

Typical historical shelter in Chambertin Clos de Bèze vineyards.

 

Montreux, The Swiss Riviera

Palaces, Leman lake, Alpine mountains, what do you need more to establish your winter basecamp in Montreux ?

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Château de Chillon.

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Building with terrace and lake view.

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Montreux Palace.

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Jazz Festival musicians Hall of Fame.

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Dents du Midi and Leman lake.

Zermatt, The Winter Alpine Paradise

Yesterday was the perfect day to ride. I chose to travel to Zermatt.

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Zermatt valley and the Matterhorn.

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Hohtälli.

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Dent Blanche and Obergabelhorn.

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Stockhorn.