Discovering France

A trip to France will change how you think about wine. At J. Webb we are lucky to work with some of the most prestigious and charming people in wine world. We work extensively in Burgundy, the Rhone Valley, the Loire Valley, Champagne, Bordeaux and throughout the South, so no matter where you are headed we will have some great suggestions on who to see, where to stay and what to eat. Read the blogs to see what amazing wine experiences await you in France.


Exploring Chateauneuf-du-Pape

By Bleddyn Jones | March 11, 2014

France’s southern Rhone Valley is one of the most exciting wine-centric trips you can take. There are many suitable home bases available in which to explore from, but I usually opt for Avignon. From this historic city you can easily access Chateauneuf-du-Pape and the many other picturesque villages of ┬áthe Cotes-du-Rhone. If location and price…

Dining in Paris

By Bleddyn Jones | February 25, 2014

Dining in Paris All great French wine trips start or end in Paris and there are few better places to eat. When we eat in Paris we don’t hit the fancy 3 star restaurants, instead we opt for casual, high quality dining in relaxed bistro’s. But you can bet anything we recommend will have a…

The feminine graces of Domaine Marcoux

By Bleddyn Jones | February 20, 2014

Tasting in Chateauneuf-du-Pape is always fun, but tasting at Domaine Marcoux, one of the regions most ancient houses is special. The Domaine can trace its roots back to 1344, and yet they are something of an innovator in the region. Starting in 1990 the two sisters who run the domaine,┬áCatherine and Sofie Armenier starting growing…

Eating Burgundy

By Bleddyn Jones | July 15, 2013

Burgundy is maybe my favourite place to visit on planet earth, and not just for the fabulous wine. The cuisine of Burgundy is also world famous and if you’re lucky enough to be staying in Beaune, there are more good restaurants than any one human deserves. But if you love wine (and I mean really…