Wine from France

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Vouvray vs. Anjou: Chenin Blanc

Vouvray vs. Anjou The Masters of Wine exam, in which wines are tasted blind, frequently features two chenin blancs – often four. Often enough, one is from Anjou and the… More »

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Ritz-Carlton Wine Dinner with Chateau Talbot Owner Jean-Paul Bignon

Do you love fine Bordeaux wine from Saint Julien like Chateau Talbot? Do you crave the excellent cuisine and luxurious service of the Central Park Ritz Carlton? Chateau Talbot Owner… More »

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Meeting Jean-Baptiste of Bouzereau in Meursault

Great visit with Jean-Baptiste Bouzereau, who is prided as being “a good farmer” by Jeanne-Marie De Champs. The family has been in Meursault for over seven generations, producing fine wine… More »

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Introducing 2007 Vintage Perrier-Jouët’s Belle Epoque

  If it’s true that Champagne is synonymous with luxury, when introducing the 2007 Belle Epoque it seems natural that the setting be the very grand and luxurious new Baccarat Hotel in… More »

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Vidal-Fleury : An Inside Look at the Rhône Valley

  One of the benefits of attending Discover Rhone is having the chance to meet with winemakers and discover more about the Rhone valley. Last week Guy Sarton du Jonchay,… More »

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Domaine d’Eugenie

Located in Vosne Romanee, this was bought in 2005 by François Pinault, owner of Château Latour in Bordeaux. Today yields are low and much effort has been done in the… More »

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David Durband

So I first discovered David Duband’s wines at a previous La Paulee event, and then again last year at a “Diva” tasting at the Hospieces de Beaune. I hear he… More »

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Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey

Pierre Yves Colin worked as winemaker for his father (Marc Colin) until 2005, and now has holdings in Chassagne-Montrochet (where his domaine is located) and also produces Meursault, St. Aubin,… More »

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Clos de Tart

In 1141 Clos de Tart was sold to the nuns of Nôtre Dame de Tart by the Knights Hospitaller and – cutting to the chase – it was bought by… More »

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Domaine Frantz Chagnoleau

It is hard to find much information about this domaine other than that it is located in Macon and the farming is organic. He visited many famous Burgundian winemakers for… More »

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Domaine Alain Burguet in Gevrey Chambertin

Of Alain Burguet Becky Wasserman wrote: “I met Alain Burguet a long, long time ago when a Gevrey winemaker, supremely confident of his own standing in the Gevrey hierarchy, introduced… More »

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Bouchard Pere & Fils

So first, the history … I’ve been to this Chateau many times, and never really thought about the fabulous estate. In 1820 Bernard Bouchard purchased the Château de Beaune, a… More »

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