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The St-Just church in Arbois - click through for an article on why Jura wines are popular in NYC. St Just, Organic Wine, In Pursuit, Amazing Buildings, Wineries, Lighthouses, Wine Country, Big Ben, Countries
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Why the Big Apple loves the Jura

Wooing New York's fashionable wine drinkers has been a big part of the export success currently being enjoyed by France's smallest wine region.

Louis Pasteur house and museum Arbois Louis Pasteur, Amazing Places On Earth, French Man, Wines, The Good Place, Bucket, England, Journey, Museum
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Celebrating Louis Pasteur in Arbois

The famous scientist Louis Pasteur was born in the Jura town of Dole, and grew up in Arbois, something acknowledged in both towns through the naming of their public buildings and streets. As an edu…

Wink Lorch is raising funds for Jura Wine - The Book on Kickstarter! A book that uncovers the mystery of Jura wines from France - the people, culture, terroir and wines, plus local food and travel tips. The Book, Wines, Books To Read, How To Find Out, Travel Tips, Campaign, Wine Education, Natural, Book Collection
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Jura Wine – The book, launching the Kickstarter campaign

Excited to report that I have launched a campaign to fund the production and first print run for the book I’m writing on Jura wines, to be called simply, Jura Wine. I’m thrilled that 48 hours after…

Louis Pasteur – Jura Wine, Food and Travel Louis Pasteur, French Man, Academy Of Sciences, Science Student, Night Stands, France, He Is Able, Wine Making, Historian
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Celebrating Louis Pasteur in Arbois

The famous scientist Louis Pasteur was born in the Jura town of Dole, and grew up in Arbois, something acknowledged in both towns through the naming of their public buildings and streets. As an edu…

Comté cheese in the early ageing process at the Plasne Fruitière (cheese cooperative) above Poligny.

Comté cheese in the early ageing process at the Plasne Fruitière (cheese cooperative) above Poligny.

One of the oldest vines in the Arbois vineyards - Chardonnay planted in Organic Wine, Gods Love, Wines, Vineyard, Old Things, Natural, Places, Travel, Outdoor
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Snow in Arbois

Last weekend’s Percée du Vin Jaune took place in Voiteur in mixed weather, but with 35-40,000 people attending, everyone was pleased the festival went off well in the usual great atmosphere. …

Arrive at La Percée du Vin Jaune at Voiteur, below Château Chalon, #Jura « Wineybrett's Photo Blog Ferris Wheel, Wines, Photos, Fair Grounds, France, Places, Blog, Travel, Lugares
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The church of Montigny les Arsures (Capitale du Trousseau), #Jura.  Wineybrett's Photo Blog Photo Blog, Wines, France, House Styles, Places, Outdoor, Food, Law School, Outdoors
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Vine conservatory at Château-Chalon. Organic Wine, Beaux Villages, Another World, Conservatory, Good Times, Outdoor Structures, France, Natural, Places

In praise of Château-Chalon

Last month on my very last full research visit in preparation for the book, I spent most of the time around Château-Chalon, visiting producers there and in Ménétru-le-Vignoble, Névy-sur-Seille, Voi…

The Festival of the Biou in Arbois - Sunday in September ©Brett Jones September, Sunday, France, Wine, Places, How To Make, Food, Law School, Domingo
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The Saga of a Wine Blogger - Brett, the Wine Maestro

The Festival of the Biou in Arbois - 1st Sunday in September ©Brett Jones

Procession of the Commanderie des Nobles Vins du Jura French Wine, France, Places, Wine, World, Law School, Lugares, French Resources
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Jura Wine, Food and Travel

Wink Lorch explores this bijou wine region in eastern France

In the rain. the Fête du Biou in Pupillin ©Brett Jones One Word, Words To Describe, Public Relations, Wines, The Past, Rain, Places, People, Vintage

Only one word to describe the 2013 vintage

You won’t usually hear wine public relations or marketing people use the word ‘catastrophe’ either in English or French, but I am beginning to wonder whether the meaning is subtly different in cont…

Learning about Comté cheese Jura France, Country Scenes, Wine Food, Cows, Travel, Animals, Wines, Food, Thermal Baths
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Learning about Comté cheese

As part of preparations for the Jura wine book, on our visits to the region earlier this year we were not only eating the local cheeses as we always do, but learning about them too. Of course, we s…

Le Nez dans le Vert - the Jura wine organic wine show in March each year.

International Jura wine news for early spring 2013

Hampered so often by either snowy or very wet weather these first months of the year, if only they could finish the pruning the Jura producers would surely have a spring in their step. Positive new…

The Hermitage Chapel above Arbois in the snow. Belle Villa, Wines, Mount Everest, Snow, France, Mountains, Places, Travel, Outdoor

Snow in Arbois

Last weekend’s Percée du Vin Jaune took place in Voiteur in mixed weather, but with 35-40,000 people attending, everyone was pleased the festival went off well in the usual great atmosphere. …

Arbois in snow, viewed from l'Hermitage viewpoint ©Wink Lorch Wines, Snow, Places, Travel, Outdoor, Outdoors, Lugares, Trips, Viajes

Snow in Arbois

Last weekend’s Percée du Vin Jaune took place in Voiteur in mixed weather, but with 35-40,000 people attending, everyone was pleased the festival went off well in the usual great atmosphere. …