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Wine Spectator’sCritic’s Choice Grand Tasting 2011 “30th Anniversary” Marriott Marquis, Times Square, New York October 21, 2011 When the New York Wine Experience arrives each fall season, I try to go to the Grand Tasting... (more...)

Chateau Brane-Cantenac Vertical Tasting     A few weeks ago Chris Riccobono, from the video blog Pardon That Vine, invited me to taste a select vertical of vintages of the renowned Bordeaux Chateau Brane-Cantenac. Brane-Cantenac... (more...)

2008 Bordeaux Wine Tasting Union Des Grand Crus de Bordeaux Great Wines of Bordeaux USA Tour – New York City Each year the UGC of Bordeaux tours the US to offer samples of the new vintage to the trade and consumers. The tasting represented... (more...)

Obsidian Ridge 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon Obsidian Ridge Vineyard Red Hills Lake CountyNorth Coast, California$25        I am taking this break and one more until I get back to our Bordeaux trip, it was supposed to only be... (more...)

The 2008 Wines of Lucien Le Moine White & Red Burgundy – Lucien Le Moine is a small, actually very tiny, n  Read More →

Bordeaux Day 1 Part 3 Chateau Pontet-Canet Pauillac – Pontet-Canet is located in the northern part of Pauillac on the west side of the D2 neighboring first growth Chateau Mouton-Rothschild. Pontet-Canet was our last Chateau visit on this... (more...)