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Two Légende Wines from Châteaux Lafite Rothschild

Two Lengende wines from France should be a consideration by wine lovers.

Wine Tasting of Bordeaux Wines from Château des Mille Anges

A Bordeaux winery, Châteaux des Mille Anges, was originally a convent that grew grapes for Mass while also protecting and educating children.

The Oxford Wine Festival – August 23-24

The Oxford Wine Festival takes place August 23 to August 24. This special wine festival takes place in areas of the Oxford Union that include the courtyard, debating chamber and historic rooms.
The plans for the Oxford Wine Festival have the festival divided into different zones. Four of the zones include The English Wine Tasting Room, Emerging Regions, Old World Wines and New World Wines.

New Wine Movie, August 16th

Some fathers and sons have had conflicts; they may not always see eye-to-eye. The conflict between Paul and his son Martin may appear to be from the Bible. However the setting for You Will Be My Son is in St. Émilion, France in the world-famous Bordeaux wine region. Paul has serious doubts about his son’s […]

Unique Opportunity to Tour Three Wine Regions in France

When we saw the email from Theresa Beaver, Viticulture and Enology Certificate Coordinator at Washington State University about a tour to France, we immediately responded. Theresa has been organizing tours to the world’s wine regions since 2010 when a group traveled to New Zealand for two weeks. Kathy and I were on that trip and […]

Are you sure, sure?

For those Americans interested in watching summer television game shows the phrases “It’s worth WHAT!” and “Are you sure, sure?” resonate with the infographic highlighting Bordeaux wines. The infographic published on Snooth.com shows the auction prices of several leading producers for a bottle of acclaimed wine. For instance, a 1945 bottle of Mouton-Rothschild has current […]

Destiny Bay Wines Receive High Praise

Destiny Bay Vineyards located on Waiheke Island near Auckland, New Zealand is focused on producing high-end wines. The vineyards feature five Bordeaux varieties including Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot and Petit Verdot. In a recent press release, Mike Spratt owner and winemaker at Destiny Bay, announced that Gerard Bassett “reserved special praise for the […]

Wine Bloggers Conference and International Wines

Even the hot, humid weather is not enough to dampen people’s spirits at the 4th Annual Wine Bloggers Conference. Enthusiasm was in abundance Thursday afternoon while helping with the promo bags but last night after a delicious dinner at the Omni hotel, we went to check out the International wine tasting. Wines of Chile, Wines […]

The Taste of Wine this Past Weekend

We enjoyed a bottle of wine over the weekend that our daughter Erin’s boyfriend gave to us. It was a Chateau Mio La Foret Bordeaux Superieur 2007. This wine offered ripe dark fruit with a hint of leather on the nose. The wine was full bodied; as it sat in the wineglass it softened and […]

Today’s Bordeaux

On Tuesday, I had the pleasure of attending the “Today’s Bordeaux 2009” tasting event in New York City. The tasting included 100 featured wines that were chosen by a jury of experts in a blind tasting of 350 wines. Robert Cavanaugh, the owner of Adventure Wine, for who I do tastings, invited me. I considered […]


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