Tag: Bordeaux

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On a Balloon and a Prayer: Bordeaux Grapples with Climate Change

In a press release brimming with enthusiasm and beautifully illustrated diagrams explaining their new project, the winegrowers of Saint-Emilion in

I’ll Drink to That: Christian Moueix of La Fleur-Petrus and Dominus Estate

Episode 422 of I’ll Drink to That! was released recently, and it features Christian Moueix, who is the president of

I’ll Drink to That: Importer Philippe Newlin of Duclot La Vinicole USA

Episode 410 of I’ll Drink to That! was released recently, and it features Philippe Newlin. Philippe is the head of

I’ll Drink to That: Wine Writer Jane Anson

Episode 388 of I’ll Drink to That! was released recently and features Jane Anson,the Bordeaux correspondent for Decanter magazine. She

I’ll Drink to That: Journalist Lingzi He

Episode 376 of I’ll Drink to That! was released recently and features Lingzi He, who is a freelance journalist living

I’ll Drink to That: Alexandre and François Thienpont of Vieux Château Certan

Episode 350 of I’ll Drink to That! was released recently. It features Alexandre Thienpont of Vieux Château Certan in Pomerol,

2008 Star Lane Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc, Santa Ynez Valley

There are those in the wine world who seek out (and often pay for) the best possible advice they can

Lang & Reed Wine Company, Napa: Current Releases

All of us wine lovers inevitably discover, in the course of our explorations, our own secret wineries. These are the

All That Grand Cru Wine is not Worthless After All

In the real olden days, grape farmers had to deal with plagues of locusts, rampaging armies, and all manner of

Kapcsándy Family Winery, Napa: Current Releases

Napa has a way of turning modest dreams into major productions. Lou Kapcsándy and his wife Bobbie decided to retire

2005 Gargiulo Vineyards “G Major Seven Study – 575 OVX Vineyard” Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville, Napa

There’s something really cool about seeing a young winery start to hit its stride. I’ve only seen a few newborn

Breaking Wine News: Bordeaux’s Cos d’Estournel Buys Napa’s Chateau Montelena

To those of you in the wine world paying attention to the dollar’s stomach churning lows against the Euro, this

Vérité Wines, Sonoma: Current Releases

Formulaic is an adjective that is often leveled at some of California’s top boutique wines and their winemaking. As if

Grand Jury Cru: Part Deux

I wrote a post over a year ago entitled Grand Jury Cru, which described the unfortunate plight of the wineries

The Myth of the Monolithic Wine Palate

If you have more than a passing interest in wine, you’ve no doubt heard some form of this common complaint: