Despite fake news and all the other problems hanging over us as a people, there are indeed some truths that remain such as: what goes up must come down, you can lead a horse to water but you can’t make it drink, and of course my personal favorite, Pinot Noir south of the Pyrénées is, in the most favorable of conditions, “barely not horrible”. It seems to be the Holy Grail for people to plant Pinot Noir and attempt to cultivate this very fickle variety into a fine wine, especially […]

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