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Wines of the Loire Valley: New Releases from Alphonse Mellot, Thierry Germain, and Domaine Didier Dagueneau

In a recent tasting in Washington, DC organized by importer, Laurent Givry of Elite Wines, we had the opportunity to taste the new releases of some of our favorite Loire Valley producers. Alphonse Mellot crafts refined and precise wines from … Continue reading

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Book Review: Roy Cloud’s To Burgundy and Back Again

  There are many books on wine. Most are low calorie, fluffy tomes. Some are pedantic and boring.   A very few are actually fun to read.  Roy Cloud’s To Burgundy and Back Again [Lyons Press, Guilford, CT] is one of … Continue reading

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