Bibendum

@bibendumwine

Wine might seem complicated but it doesn't have to be. This is about de-mystifying it, 1 glass at a time

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#ttl A bubbling vat of fermenting Syrah. The magic has started

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# When it rains, it pours. A rain gauge after a downpour in Beaumes de Venise

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#ttl Mourvedre ripening on the vine last September in Chateauneuf

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#ttl Classic 'galet' pebble stones in CNDP - the natural solar panels that suck up the sun

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#ttl Christophe Jaume talkin' terroir in his vineyard Clos de Sixte in Lirac

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#ttl JP Autard warming the juice in barrels to make his top wine. Looks like he's stuck a radiator in there.

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Last one before I do some real work... could this handwriting be any more French?

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Another sign - this one outside Ben's favourite wine of the week

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The entrance to the 16th Century cellars at Ausone cut into the hills above St Emilion.

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Back in Londres with somw final pics from the trip. Here's Pichon-Baron looking like a fairytale castle.

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Final Twitpic. Where Pomerol meeets St Emilion. Early morning at Chevvy B looking over the vines to L'Evangile.

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Twitpic 3 - Another sign - I always like signs. Lots of talk about this wine today.It's great and coming to Lord's too.

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Twitpic 2. I love Maitre Fromageriers de France! Cubist cheese arranging all my own work.

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Twitpic 1 - Our first stop today.

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Last twitpic for now. Branaire Ducru in the sunshine. It's been a lovely day in Bordeaux. #primeurs

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The car park attendants at Margaux. I didn't tip them. They did an awful job.

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The latest addition to the Leoville Barton stable.

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