Tag Archives: Bordeaux

Sol Rouge: New Releases Lake County 2010-2012

Sol Rouge is a 70-acre family estate vineyard and winery located in the Mayacama Mountains of Lake County, California just north of Napa Valley. it is situated at elevations of over 1800 feet in the foothills of a dormant volcano … Continue reading

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New Bordeaux Releases from Elite Wines

Importer Laurent Givry of Elite Wines  has compiled  an attractive portfolio of French wines from both well-established producers and promising new ones.   The wines reviewed here are from his Bordeaux collection and consist of some delicious, affordable wines from both … Continue reading

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2010 Bordeaux Prices Rise: China Buys More

There have been numerous articles, most recently in the Financial Times, about the possible bubble in classified growth Bordeaux prices caused by China’s emergence as a major buyer. In 2009 en primeur prices (of the classified growths) rose 50 percent, … Continue reading

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Wine in Japan

Tokyo is the epicurean’s delight with an incredible selection of international restaurants and excellent wine shops. Japanese wine isn’t very visible, however. During my stay in Tokyo I visited the YaMaYa wine shop in Akasaka. YaMaYa has a very good … Continue reading

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Tasting Taylor’s Wakefield Wines at Marcel’s Restaurant

Earlier this week I attended a superb tasting and dinner at Marcel’s Restaurant in DC which was hosted by Jim Caudill of Brown-Forman for Neil Hadley, Marketing Director of theTaylorfamily’s Wakefield Vineyards inClare ValleyAustralia.It was a great opportunity to taste … Continue reading

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2005 Bordeaux Cru Bourgeois-i-WineReview’s Top Picks

2005 was a great vintage in Bordeaux. Many believe it is the best vintage since 1982, others look back to 1961, while a few believe it is the best year ever. Not surprisingly the 2005 vintagehas led to record-high wine … Continue reading

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