Fete de la Fleur 2011: Chateau Lascombes

  “Does Robert Parker still have influence?” was the topic of conversation at “Fête de la Fleur,” held on the 23rd June at Château Lascombes in Margaux. It was a gorgeous… More »

Chateau Smith Haut Lafite at Les 5

Very fun and social event today at the glorious BPSO (Banque Populaire du Sud Ouest) where Smith Haut Lafite and other wineries got together to taste the last three vintages… More »

Les Feux de la Saint-Jean 2011

  Chateau Phelan Segur in Saint-Estephe hosted a fabulous Les Feux de la Saint-Jean, which traditionally celebrated the beginning of summer and harvests. In the past, a large fire was… More »

Master Class: des Crus Classes de Sauternes & Barsac

. So what fun to attend the special VinExpo “Master Class” on pairing Sauternes with Chinese food. I was very excited to attend for two key reasons: First, I won… More »

The Douro Boys at Pichon-Longueville

  Fun party at Pichon-Longueville on Monday June 20, to coincide with the many international guests at Vinexpo in Bordeaux. The 27 producers of Douro Wines set up tables in… More »

Fete at Chateau Kirwan

A fabulous fete at Chateau Kirwan to pair classic vintages with the cuisine of Chef Philippe Arrambide from the Pyrenees Michelin star restaurant in Saint Jean Pied de Port. After… More »

VineExpo: Press Dinner at Haut-Brion Grand Cru Classics en 1855 Medoc et Sauternes

    Fabulous opening dinner at Haut-Brion last night for the press … Haut-Brion was the host Chateaux, with each table hosted by the members of the Grand Cru Classes… More »

Brane-Cantenac & Soprano Elizabeth Vidal: Perfect Pairings

Fabulous event at chateau Brane-Cantenac (second growth) in Margaux. One of the most  fabulous things about Vinexpo in Bordeaux is that the Chateaux put on some very creative and fun… More »

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