Author Archives: Lili Kocsis

The Perfect Pairings to Your Holiday Menu

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Be it for a holiday feast for a large group or an intimate dinner for two, the holidays are a great time to get creative with food and wine pairing. We have chosen to focus on five of our favourite Christmas dishes and to share our recommendations about wines to pair to each.  HORS D’OEUVRES: Devils on Horseback An indulgent hors ... Read More »

Old Vintage Red Wines of Bordeaux

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We’ve all been in the situation before. A dusty, ancient bottle of Bordeaux is brought out by the sommelier or served by a friend at a holiday feast. Its label, which has gradually faded and began to peel off its glass canvas, elicits shock and reverence from our dinner companions. We scan for logo, producer name, cru classification and vintage to ... Read More »

2018 Millesima Blog Awards | Open For Application

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Created in 2013, the Millesima Blog Awards aims to showcase different communities of wine bloggers around the world. This contest is open to all bloggers with a passion for wine and an eagerness to share their writings with our 80,000 clients. The 2018 Edition This year, the Millesima Blog Awards competition includes two geographical zones: Europe and America. Bloggers from ... Read More »

Focus on Port | The Treasure of the Douro

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With the holiday season just around the corner, we thought it would be helpful to focus on a wine that often appears on the table, but which not many people seem to know much about at all. We understand the (many) sources of confusion. This is a red sweet wine, so how is it different than its common white dessert wine ... Read More »

Gerhard Richter Designs the New Label for the Chateau Mouton Rothschild 2015

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Since 1945, a great artist has been chosen each year to illustrate the label of the new vintage of Chateau Mouton Rothschild. The legendary chateau thus offers through its bottles not only one of the most prized wines of Bordeaux, but also a collection that, from year to year, brings together the most famous names in contemporary art. A Legacy of Art in ... Read More »

Three Suggested Pairings with the Masterpieces of Ruinart

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We met up with Caroline Fiot, Oenologist of the prestigious Ruinart Champagne House, who shared with us four wonderful food pairings with the most famous cuvees of the domain. Take a look at these creative ideas for your holiday party! A Unique Style Aside from being the oldest of Champagne Houses, dedicated exclusively to the production of Champagne since 1729, Ruinart is ... Read More »

Xavier Vignon | Mastering the Art of the Blend in the Rhone

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When Xavier Vignon first moved to the Southern Rhone Valley in the mid-1990’s, he fell head over heels in love with the region. A stunning diversity of varietals, terroirs and wines that changed from vintage to vintage, the place had everything to capture the attention of this traveling wine maker and convince him to stay for good. Since then, Vignon has earned ... Read More »

Millesima Blog Awards 2018 – New Edition, New Jury

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We are pleased to introduce the three distinguished personalities forming the core of our great jury for the Millésima Blog Awards 2018. This year’s jury comprises professionals from the world of wine, natives not only of France, but also of the USA. A reminder of the three categories Wine & Food Award: This category will include content about the combination ... Read More »

220 Years of Maison Louis Latour

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Maison Louis Latour is one of those great names in the world of wine, which will always remain synonymous with excellence in Burgundy. This prestigious estate, managed by 11 generations of Latour men, has seen 220 years of wine-making history, marked by a series of tactful expansions, a delicate balance between tradition and modernity, and the creation of a remarkable ... Read More »

Chateau Margaux 2015 : A Tribute to Paul Pontallier

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For the first time in its history and for the vintage of 2015 only, Chateau Margaux drapes its Grand Vin in a new outfit to distinguish a vintage that is truly out of the ordinary. The new bottle serves as tribute to an exceptional year, to two centuries of design and to the estate’s former General Manager Paul Pontallier, who passed away ... Read More »

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