Do you enjoy learning about wine – the best value wines as well as expensive wine???

Have fun with wine expert Marisa D’Vari as she takes you on her travels through the fine wine world, interviewing winemakers and introducing you to gorgeous wine regions around the world.

You’ll discover what goes on behind the scenes in classic fine wine regions such as Burgundy, Bordeaux, and Champagne, as well lesser known quality regions where you can find the best wine at incredible value (and find them in your local wine shop!)

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Ala Vecchia

Meeting Elia Pellegrini of Aia Vecchia winery

What a fabulous experience today with a dynamic new force in the Italian wine trade. His name is Elia Pellegrini. He is the sharp-minded ambassador of his family’s Aia Vecchia… More »

Symington Family Announces 2015 Vintage

Symington Family Estates Announces 2015 Vintage

Fabulous day for Port lovers around the world — and especially those living in New York and able to attend this tasting seminar — as key members of the Symington… More »

montecucco

Montecucco Comes to New York

What a fabulous wine-pairing lunch with the quality wines of Montecucco DOCG, just a stone’s throw from Brunello di Montalcino.Christy Canterbury MW spoke about the region and its quality wines… More »

Tasting Notes week of May 7, 2017

Trivento Amado Sur Malbec 2014 Easy drinking Malbec with great balance bewtween ripe black fruit, vibrant acidity, and oak. Adler Fels “The Eagle Rock” Chardonnay 2015 Ripe Chardonnay flavors, fuller… More »

the guide to drinking pink

Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan MW: “Rosé Wine: The Guide to Drinking Pink”

Do you love Rosé wine? Join the crowd. Chances are, if you’re not a Master of Wine like Jennifer you simply enjoyed Rosé Wine and didn’t really think about how… More »

Chateau Lagrange

Visit to Chateau Lagrange

It was great to see Charlotte Denjean, PR manager for Chateau Lagrange, again after the UGC visit to New York a few weeks ago. Chateau Lagrange is one of the… More »

Chateau Prieure Lichine

Visiting Prieure Lichine in Margaux

It was delightful to see Lise Latrielle of Chateau Prieure Lichine again, who with technical manager Etienne Charrier welcome our little group for a tour, tasting, and dinner at the… More »

Visit to Chateau Lascombes

  Karine Barbier, Public Relations manager, is a most gracious host as she welcomes us to Chateau Lascombes, a lavish Second Growth estate. Though the estate existed for centuries its… More »

Chateau Fourtet

Visiting Clos Fourtet

What a treat to meet Matthieu Cuvelier, director of the gorgeous Clos Fourtet which his Paris-based family bought several decades ago. Warm and gregarious, M. Cuvelier greeted us and showed… More »

Visiting Chateau Clinet in Pomerol

“Welcome!” says attractive Monique Bailly, as our car pulls into the driveway in front of Chateau Clinet in Pomerol. With her long blonde hair Monique looks like the total California… More »

soutard

Visiting Chateau Soutard

This year, the Union Des Grand Crus changed the program for journalists, arranging for small groups to make afternoon visits after the En Primeur tasting. It turned out to be… More »

Prowein 2017

Report on ProWein 2017

As I write this, ProWein 2017 is just finishing up. It is my fifth year, and the organization of this event has always been fabulous. This year – as every… More »

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