News - Burgundy, France
Drink Big. Seeking Truth in Wine with Michael Madrigale.
“Where’s Burgundy?” asked Michael Madrigale of Bar Boulud, when he interviewed for a job at the Burgundy Wine Company. “I don’t understand the concept here. I thought Bordeaux was the best wine in France.” Yet despite his brutally honest naiveté, his interviewer liked his energy and so she calle...Read More
Looking Back on 2014...
2014 was an amazing year for all of us here at TEW. And for this, we offer great thanks to our families and friends, to our winegrowers and buyers, and to everyone who supports us and them. Looking back on the year, our 20th as a company, we've a lot to reflect on. Cheers to a beautiful year! We...Read More
From Barolo to Cinqueterre, Elio Altare & the Revolution
Elio Altare at Campogrande in Cinqueterre When the godfather of Barolo, Elio Altare, purchased Campogrande in 2000, the vineyard had already been abandoned for 50-60 years. “Fifty or forty years ago,” he said, “there were 1,300ha of vineyards. Now, there are 80ha.” Trees were growing through the ...Read More
Harvesting in Burgundy with Patrick Burke
Patrick Burke harvesting in Pommard at Domaine Delagrange As most of you know, Patrick Burke, our French Portfolio Manager is living the year in Lyon. He spent the past couple of weeks harvesting the rounds with our producers in Burgundy before heading to Barolo for Barolo Camp with Greg Reeves, ...Read More
Domaine Tortochot, Harvest Report 2014
Chantal Tortochot sent us the following report for her 2014 harvest at Domaine Tortochot, along with these stunning photographs. Thanks Chantal! ______________________ There was no winter in Burgundy with a lot of rain in autumn. The months of February, March and April were mild, sunny, a...Read More
Passport Terroir, Celebrating 20 Years!
Thank you to everyone who came to celebrate an amazing 20 Years with us at The Public Theater. Stay tuned for images from the event tomorrow, and in the mean time, check out our instagram uploads at tedwardwines, along with those of hawk_wakawaka. Cheers!...Read More
2013 - A Year in Wine
Mark & Gilles Moustie of Domaine de la Douaix 2013 was an amazing year, leaving lots for which to be grateful in its wake. A number of winemakers came to town for luncheons including Katharina Prum of J.J. Prum, Bobby Stuckey and Lachlan Patterson of Scarpetta, and Robert Sinskey and Ste...Read More
Domaine Roger Belland Satenay 1er Cru "Beauregard" 2009
From the first solo vintage of Julie Belland, the sixth generation vintner/daughter of Roger Belland, comes Domaine Roger Belland Satenay 1er Cru "Beauregard" 2009. In the family since 1839, the Domaine holds 23ha, 3.04ha of which are located in the 1er Cru Beauregard. Divided amongst four par...Read More
Looking Back on Burgundy
Jean-Michel Gaunoux gripped by the jaws of his cellar pooch Last year, we journeyed to Burgundy to visit with our producers, a trip that resulted in the most recent addition to our French Portfolio, Domaine de la Douaix. And so, as we were reflecting, we thought we'd revisit the posts that ...Read More