Monthly Archives: January 2015

How and why do grape growers prune vines? (Bordeaux drinking earlier due mainly to better viticultural practices…)

Last week, January 19th, I attended a gala dinner in Washington DC that was arranged by Panos Kakaviatos, who is an incredible freelance wine writer, #winelover and I thoroughly recommend his blog at www.wine-chronicles.com Jean-Rene Matignon, technical director of Château Pichon … Continue reading

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Masters of Wine Seminar in England and trying to figure what am I missing that is keeping me from passing the exams…

I just got back from the Masters of Wine seminars in England. Many candidates refer to it as MW Bootcamp. This is due to the fact that you are taking mock exams and seminars from early in the morning until … Continue reading

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