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Gift giving for your friends and relatives in the United States!

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You live in Europe but members of your family or your close friends are US residents? No problem. Celebrate the holidays or life events (births, marriages, birthdays, etc) and show affection for your loved ones residing in the USA – amateurs or wine enthusiasts alike. Or say thank you to your family for taking care of your children during your ... Read More »

Thierry Germain: The Fable of the Taste of Terroir

Thierry Germain at Roches Neuves

The product of a family of Bordeaux winemakers, Thierry Germain realized early on his winemaking dreams: to become the head of his own estate. After searching everywhere from Bordeaux to Hungary for the perfect land, he finally set his sights on Anjou, in the Loire Valley, and the estate Roches Neuves, a property of 26 hectares in the appellations of ... Read More »

Chateau Montrose: long life in Saint Estephe

2009 and 2010 Chateau Montrose, rated 100/100  “Dense ruby/purple, with a bouquet of blueberry, crushed rock, and some floral notes, the wine is medium to full-bodied, rich, powerful, but again very tannic and still strikingly youthful. …This blend of 63% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Merlot, and the rest Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot is indeed a special wine…” The Chateau Montrose ... Read More »

Troplong Mondot: A Saint-Emilion Gem

Chateau Troplong Mondot

A prime plot perched 106 meters above Saint-Emilion Chateau Troplong Mondot, Premier Grand Cru Classé B, is one of the true gems of the region, particularly of the greater Right Bank. Easily recognizable for its elegant building, overlooking the village of Saint-Emilion, the Chateau is strategically located on the prime plot on the “Mondot” hill.  On this plot at the top ... Read More »

Robert Parker finally releases his Bordeaux 2013 scores

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After a long wait, Robert Parker published his tasting notes for the Bordeaux 2013 en-primeurs in early September. As this vintage was particularly difficult (especially for the red wines), taking his time to publish these famous points may seem more reasonable. As for white wines 2013 White and sweet wines are – thanks to the weather that was more favourable ... Read More »

Castellare di Castellina, Chianti Classico

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An “eco-friendly” vineyard in Tuscany The estate Castellare di Castellina was founded in 1968 by the merger of five wineries. Since the late 1970s it has been owned by Paolo Panerai. After he took over Paolo developed a great interest in the autochthone varieties and he focused his vineyard plantings particularly on the Sangioveto (a noble and old version of ... Read More »

In Memoriam: Baroness Philippine de Rothschild

Philippine de Rothschild au théâtre

Ingreat sadness, the Rothschild family announced the passing of the family matriarch, Baroness Philippine de Rothschild on Saturday, atage 80. The grand dame of Bordeaux anda wine-industry powerhouse, Madame de Rothschild– as she preferred to be called –was president of the supervisory board and controlling shareholder of the house of Baron Philippe de Rothschild. Included in the portfolio of this ... Read More »

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