Even when you are dining alone, you are never alone. That is the culture of wine. There is always a conversation.
Rotem | Lucien Le Moine
To mix one cask with another, and another–that’s when it starts to speak.
Jean-Marie Fourrier | Domaine Fourrier
The billionaires now ask ‘Are there any vineyards for sale?’ here in Burgundy, as if it was a sex toy.
Pinot does not exist for itself. It is a blotting paper. Pinot itself, it is like a blank page.
New oak is a razor in a monkey’s hand.
Jean-Pierre Cropsal | Maison Joseph Drouhin
illustration by Jean-Pierre, spurred from our giggles in the corner. He doodled as he disclosed to us his secret, favorite place to dine on escargot in Burgundy (not telling).