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Rhone wine in England, London Bridge is Falling Down! Celebration dinner in London with great Rhone wines and even better company
A Grave Situation in Pessac Leognan but we manage to handle it with visits to Haut Bailly, Smith Haut Lafitte, Domaine de Chevallier
Prieure Lichine Dinner followed with Trial by the Grand Jury European with comments on numerous wines over dinner and images
A return to Bordeaux and a nice surprise Wednesday July 2 After a few fun, hot days in Chateauneuf, I made it back to Bordeaux to blind taste the already legendary 2005 vintage. Today was an easy schedule. Coffee, a simple lunch and a light dinner in the Medoc. Of course that is if your […]
Tuesday, July 1 Visiting Chateauneuf du Pape brought me to Clos des Papes, Beaucastel, Avignon & more… 07 Clos des Papes rocks! I tasted multiple samples today. Probably from 6 to 8 different samples in all. It was one of the finest examples of 07 Chateauneuf I tasted. If you like elegant, ripe, powerful wines […]
“Drink good wine with friends. Drink your great wine with a lover.” Monday June 30 From Pape Clement to Chateauneuf du Pape. And why not? If it was good enough for the Pope, it’s good enough for me. After all, man cannot live with only Bordeaux in his cellar, can he? It is hot. No, […]
Bordeaux to the French Riveria and back again makes a perfect weekend.