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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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Courtney Foley of Chalk Hill Estate Winery sitting with her wine bottles

Meeting Courtney Foley, Winemaker at Chalk Hill Estate Winery

Tasting Wine with Courtney Foley, Winemaker at Russian River Chalk Hill Estate Winery What a fabulous lunch and reserve tasting I had today with Courtney Foley, now the winemaker for… More »

Orcia DOC: Where the Wild Things Are

Visiting the “Undiscovered Tuscany” of Orcia DOC

Discovering the Prosecco Superiore DOCG wines of Bortolomiol

Elvira Maria Bortolomiol introduces her Prosecco Superiore DOCG It was delightful to meet Elvira Bortolomiol of her family’s estate in Valdobbiadene while she was in New York this week. Bortolomiol is one… More »

Moscato Experience

The Moscato D’Asti DOCG and Barbera Experience

Attending the The Moscato D’Asti DOCG and Barbera Experience For me, Moscato D’Asti DOCG wine is a guilty pleasure. Very aromatic with floral and peach notes, the wine is (usually) gently… More »

2018 Tasting at Bouchard Aine & Fils

What a wonderful tasting in honor of the Hospices de Beaune 2018! The people at Bouchard Aine & Fils cleverly arranged the tasting to focus on the history of this winery,… More »

Hospices de Beaune 2018 Auction: Record $16.17 million

It is true that the world can not get enough fine Beaune wine! This year there was very heated bidding for the wines on offer, with a new record for… More »

la paulee de meursault 2018

Snapshot: La Paulee de Meursault 2018

One of my favorite activities in Burgundy for the Hospices de Beaune auction weekend is the traditional “La Paulee de Meursault.”  It first manifested in 1923, when Jules Lafon of… More »

Snapshot of Roi Chambertin Tasting in Gevrey-Chambertin

One of the many highlights of visiting Burgundy during the Hospices de Beaune is the annual tasting of Gevrey-Chambertin wines. This year the invited group tasted the 2017 from all… More »

Visiting New (And Familiar) Producers of Jeanne-Marie De Champs of Domaines et Saveurs Collection

Visiting Burgundy Wine Producers During Hospices De Beaune 2018 One of the joys of visiting during the Hospices De Beaune auction is the opportunity to visit new and familiar wine… More »

Visiting Domaine M. Bouzereau in Burgundy

Domaine M. Bouzereau I have been lucky to meet Jean-Baptiste Bouzereau (son of Michel) a few times over the years, and with his sophisticated manner and blondish hair he appears as structured… More »

Domaine Parent

Visiting Domaine Parent in Burgundy

Domaine Parent It was delightful to see Anne Parent again, who is in charge of her family’s Pommard-based Domaine Parent with her sister Catherine. The domaine was established in 1787, and Thomas… More »

Domaine Albert Morot

Visiting Domaine Morot in Burgundy

Domaine Morot Quite a wonderful thing when the chateau on the picture of a bottle of Burgundian wine actually matches the chateau itself – especially if that chateau had been… More »

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