The Morning Claret

Simon J Woolf & Friends on Wild and Wonderful Wines

moulin a vent

Vineyards in Moulin-a-vent
4 minute read

Seven reasons why I love Beaujolais

Gamay, you are a charmer. That deceptively simple yet elegant perfume, your lightness of touch, and supple texture. Yes, you went a bit girly during your “nouveau” phase (circa 1980s), but that’s all water under the bridge now. Now you’re Read more

moulin a vent des hospices 2002
2 minute read

When Beaujolais gets serious

There are several tried and trusted ways to mess with the minds of those less experienced in wine. Treating a supposed Chardonnay hater to a flinty, bone dry Chablis is an old favourite. The revelation that sauternes is a better Read more