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Rauzan Segla Visit, Lunch at Leoville Las Cases and more Bordeaux wine

The longest Bordeaux wine lunch, the name is Meatloaf and a Rauzan Segla Visit Wednesday June 25 Any lunch in Bordeaux is a great invitation. However, one of the most coveted invites is to spend the day having lunch at Leoville Las Cases with Jean-Hubert Delon. Please note, I chose my words carefully when I

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Blind tasting at Pavie, dinner with Juliette Becot in St. Emilion

Who’s on First at a blind Bordeaux wine tasting at Pavie? Plus dinner with the Becot’s Tuesday June 24 Pavie St. Emilion ranks at the top of the Bordeaux wine pyramid.  The wines being produced by Gerard Perse have been consistently stunning, vintage after vintage.  But, how do they compare to the First Growths in

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St. Emilion Visit, Pavie Macquin, Confession, dinner at Angelus

I have a Bordeaux Wine Confession to make about Croix St. Georges and dinner at Angelus in my St. Emilion Visit Monday June 23 Located next to Le Pin and other prime real estate in Pomerol, since 2000 Croix St. Georges has been on fire! Close to 100% Merlot with a dollop of Cabernet Franc,

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2007 Bordeaux wine pricing, Libourne market, Grape Radio Lunch

2007 Bordeaux wine pricing difficulties, the Libourne open air market and lunch with the folks from Grape Radio Sunday June 22 I had a blast at the Libourne open air market this morning. I love it! It is so French. Cheese, meat, fruit, fish, bread, everything you need for the kitchen. But being an American,

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Jonathan Maltus, Stephan von Neipperg and Valandraud Verticals

Canon La Gaffeliere, Jonathan Maltus wine, dinner with the infamous Jeffrey Davies and Valandraud goes Vertical! Sunday, June 22 No rest for the weary. Or is that wicked?  I’ve been much too busy to find time to be wicked, so weary it is. The day started off bright and early with a visit to Canon La Gaffeliere

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Tasting Bordeaux wine, and a Hospitaliers de Pomerol medal for moi?

A medal for moi! After a busy day Tasting Bordeaux wine , it was time to dress for a dinner. I was not told where we were going.  All I knew was, wear a suit and tie and be ready.  Before the trip, a good friend of mine demanded I send a resume to attend

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