Opening the Wine Doors of Florence

Andrew Barrow sheds light on the forgotten Florentine portals that date back to the Medici period and served vino from beyond the city’s walls well into the last century. “You sure they ain’t religious tabernacles?” – my unimpressed companion questioned. No, the 167- odd Wine Doors of Florence, the basis for my final project for the Falmouth University MA course, which covered these little remnan...
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Gallery: Côte Chalonnaise by Jon Wyand

Photographer Jon Wyand documents winemaking in the Côte Chalonnaise. You can also view Jon's gallery on Cordon online in the Circle Galleries. You can view more of Jon's photography in his Burgundy web page, or on his professional portfolio.   Please respectfully note that all of these photos, and all the Circle of Wine Writer galleries, are not to be republished without the phot...
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Gallery: Cognac by Jürgen Schmücking

Cognac is one of the most famous spirits in the world and it comes from the historic Cognac region in Southwestern France. Photographer Jürgen Schmücking takes us on a journey through Cognac in this photo gallery from the Circle of Wine Writers trip there in April 2018. You can view more of Jürgen's work at www.schmuecking.bio   Please respectfully note that all of these photos, and...
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Gallery: Winemaking by Jon Wyand

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Gallery: England by Mick Rock

England is fast becoming recognised as one of the top producers of quality sparkling wine in the world. Photographer Mick Rock shares some of his photos from the vineyards and wineries of southern England.   Please respectfully note that all of these photos, and all the Circle of Wine Writer galleries, are not to be republished without the photographer’s permission. Any usage withou...
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Gallery: Burgundy by Colin Hampden-White

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Gallery: Wine characters by Matt Wilson

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