The cheese of the month for March 2019 is: Mimolette from northern France

Mimolette might crumble and flake when being cut, but on the palate it is never dry or even dusty, instead seducing reliably with an almost juicy smoothness. As intense as its orange glow is its citrussy, nutty aroma. Also, and that’s why I offer it to you for these last cold days, aged Mimolette truly loves wine. » Weiterlesen…

Six bottles: Bubbles!

As promised for this year, I’ve been drinking… and I’d like to share these with you: Six very different bubbly bottles from France, which some would call natural whereas I’m inclined to use the word delicious. I ordered them from Mr Vins Vivants Alex Zülch who gets my thumbs up for his selections!
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Cheese of the month August 2015: Pyrénées Brebis from the Pays Basque and Béarn/F

The height of summer in Heinzelcheese country calls out for something on the cheese plate that transports me to lush mountain pastures, to the symphony of bells, little streams, the wind swishing, animals munching… That’s why this month’s cheese comes from the Pyrenees. Or, to be more exact, their French-Atlantic side which divides up into the Basque country (bordering the sea) and the Béarn (inland). » Weiterlesen…