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Bordeaux wine break in the French Rivera, Monaco, Nice and more!

  On a break in the Riveria and we ain’t talking about convertible sofa’s. From Bordeaux to Monaco, The French Rivera, you either fly in a private jet, (I seem to have left mine at home,) or you fly Air France. It's a quick and easy flight. I ran into Mathieu Culvier from Cos Fourtet

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La Clotte St. Emilion Home of Troglodytes, followed by belching beef!

La Clotte St. Emilion, Home of the Troglodytes and belching beef!  Friday June 27 If you want the most out of your visits to any wine country, you really need to get to know the people living there and check out places and wines that are new to you. It is fun visiting the big,

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What’s wrong with liking Missionary at La Mission Haut Brion?

  I’m on a Mission, or is that at La Mission Haut Brion?  What's wrong with liking missionary at La Mission Haut Brion?  Thursday June 26 As it was approaching noon, lunch was calling me name. Francois Mauss is my guest today for lunch at La Mission.  Francois is always fun. As he knows everyone,

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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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