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Discovering Alentejo Wines #vinhodealentejo

Fabulous seminar on wines of Alentejo today led by the charming and always interesting Evan Goldstein MS. Wines of Alentejo have been fabulous since Roman times, and in the last… More »

Chateau La Grezette

Lunch with Claude Boudamani, General Manager of Chateau LaGrezette

  Fascinating lunch with M. Claude Boudamani, Manager Director of Chateau LaGrezette in Cahors, a historic region in France known for the (original) Malbec grape as well as its beautiful… More »

Dougas Greek Wine

Dougos Greek Wine Winner at Kellari in New York

Great to see Yiannis Karakasis MW again last night at a dinner featuring the wines of Dougos held at the Kellari restaurant in NY. Four wines were served to match… More »

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 »

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 »

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