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.
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,
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,
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