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Sunday, October 14, 2012

Dreams Can Come True: An American in Burgundy


 
"The nature of a wine production is first influenced by the ground, then the skies, then by mankind." ~ Louis Bouillot
 
Ray's wines like the 2009 Maison Ilan Charmes Chambertin Grand Cru, sell for $175.00. It has been said about his efforts there in 'The Pour'; "The wines are elegant, fresh, structured and graceful — astoundingly so, given they were made by a novice".
 
If you liked the video and want to read more about his story, here's a write-up I found in the NY Times, An American Hears the Call of Burgundy. I hope you enjoyed this video and Ray's story as much as I did, until next folks remember sip long and prosper, cheers!

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