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Spreading the Wealth from your Cellar

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Spreading the Wealth from your Cellar

As written by Christine Berenger for Bordeaux Index. Watching any Woody Allen movie about New York will confirm that true New Yorkers are known for their OCD and a never ending quest for the “best”. Hey, I can make fun of myself and my people. All of our friends back in New York are either […]

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Northern Rhône Wine Soirée

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Here’s the “Pepsi Challenge” my friend Sara posed to me – You’re in the middle of nowhere and want to enjoy the wines of the Northern Rhône. What can you buy for $12-40? The objective of the previous feature articles was to showcase a range of the quality wines I truly enjoyed from the Northern […]

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The Northern Rhône – Yves Cuilleron

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The Northern Rhône – Yves Cuilleron

Yves Cuilleron Verlieu, 58 RD 1086 Chavanay +33 4 74 87 02 37 www.cuilleron.com I had my first bottle of Condrieu in April 2008. I don’t know why I had never had a Condrieu prior, but I just hadn’t. I was obsessed at first taste. It was an Yves Cuilleron. Our wine sommelier appropriately called it […]

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The Northern Rhône – Georges Vernay and Domaine Faury

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During our visit to the Northern Rhône, every set of hands was fervently at work with the harvest. As a result, we weren’t able to have a comprehensive tour for each of the facilities we visited, but we sat down in the tasting rooms of Georges Vernay and Domaine Faury and spent time with them […]

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The Northern Rhône – E. Guigal

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The Northern Rhône – E. Guigal

E. Guigal Ampuis, Côte-Rôtie +33-4-74-56-10-22 www.guigal.com “In certain magical places, dreams can sometimes become reality.” With an annual production of 6 million bottles, a cellar with wines dating back to 1946 and a proud family legacy, this is one of the behemoths of wine production in the Rhône Valley, and therefore, a great place to […]

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The Northern Rhône – Demystified

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The Northern Rhône – Demystified

September 2009 Since this is the first of a series I am rolling out, here’s my game plan when I report on wine regions: Part 1: The region demystified. Some find wines intimidating. There’s absolutely no need for this. Wine is supposed to be fun and enjoyed. I think it’s critical to know what’s behind […]

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