Bourgogne de Vigne en Verre (or BVV, for short) was co-founded by a group of small growers in the 1980s, in order to pool marketing resources and allow the growers to do what they do best: nurture vines to produce quality wines.
The key takeaway from this tasting was that, despite the challenges of the 2021 vintage which was beleaguered by frost and poor weather, Pascal and Laurent Borgeot continue to approach their wines with the perfect balance of calm consideration and joyful exuberance, which defines their wines.
We knew that our exam results were due on the 5th October. Leading up to the day, I became increasingly agitated, the quiet hum of anxiety in my mind growing louder and louder. I was not expecting good news, as along with the anxiety, a feeling of pessimism had also descended on me. Could I cope with another year at Stage One of the programme? More importantly, if all the 4:30 alarms, pages and pages of notes, flashcards and timed essays weren't enough to get me through, then what exactly would be enough?
Becka jumps at the chance to visit premium English wine producer, Danbury Ridge, on a recent trip to Essex.