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Sauternes is most expensive Bordeaux wine to produce. Due to the need to make multiple passes through the vineyards looking for berries attacked by botrytis, the labor costs are high. Plus the yields are low as fruit with botrytis offers very little juice. Yet with all that in mind, Sauternes and other sweet wines have become the most […]
The 2010 Bordeaux wine harvest has been going on in Pomerol and St. Emilion for almost a week. Some top Pomerol properties will conclude their harvest by October 1. In the Medoc, September 28 was the first day many chateaux began harvesting Merlot in the Medoc. Because merlot ripens first, harvester’s are working on […]
Starting in 2005, Chateau Lynch Bages has been working extensively in their vineyards to protect their vegetal genetic material.
Great wine, (Bordeaux Wine) wants to be red and writers want to be read. While some people will not agree with the old adage credited to Harry Waugh, “The first duty of a wine is to be red” I think it remains just as true today as when those words were penned decades ago. Harry Waugh was […]
The 2010 Bordeaux wine harvest is starting to take place in St. Emilion with the young vines. However, most growers do not expect to start the serious work until next week. They need this extra time as they are waiting for the fruit to fully ripen. In some ways, this is reminiscent as to what took place […]
Win a free bottle of Bordeaux wine that scored 90 Pts or more courtesy of Macarthur Beverages and keep up with 2010 Bordeaux Wine Harvest News. To win all you need to do is post in the Wine Cellar Insider telling us your favorite Bordeaux wine. If you want to add a few extra words telling […]
What Grenache based wine are you opening for International Grenache day? Wine lovers all over the world are celebrating by opening any Grenace based wine of their choice. It could be from Chateauneuf du Pape, California, Spain or any other country. To participate, open the bottle of your choice and if you like, post a […]