Archive for January, 2010 :
Bill Shepard, Wine Editor Christian Moueix, Decanter Magazine’s “Man of the Year” for 2008, owns a number of fine properties near Bordeaux. I knew him in Bordeaux, and he allowed his 1990 Dominus label to be used on the front cover of my latest book, “The Saladin Affair.” So it was with pleasure that we [...]
You may not be able to do all the things on our top 10 list of must do’s for Bordeaux, but you can certainly try!1. Try the wine: There are over 9,000 wine estates in Bordeaux, make sure you visit the best ones by touring with us! 2. Visit the city of Bordeaux: a Unesco [...]
Chateau Grand Barrail has always been on our list of potential properties to include for our wine tours in St. Emilion. Now that most of the property has been renovated, we feel it’s a good time to show you why. After visiting the property on 2 different occasions, once unannounced and once for a formal [...]
Sunny Languedoc-Roussillon, said to be the most productive wine producing region on earth, hugs the Mediterranean coastline. We are not talking about the historic Languedoc, which is well worth exploring on its own. That region, whose capital was Toulouse, roughly marked the area where “Oc” rather than “Oui” was spoken and the answer ...