Monthly Archives: October 2015

Falling in Love with French Viognier Again & Finding a Malbec with Nobility

Loud laughter, an electric energy and lots of smiles filled our table of seven people for an intimate dinner with Alain Dominique Perrin, the owner of Domaine de Lagrézette, at Le Bernardin. We were there to meet Mr. Perrin with … Continue reading

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Focusing on the Science of Wine: Does it take away the Magic?

One of the best things about the wine world is the diversity of people – not only due to different ancestry or origin, but in some cases, the diversity involves producers coming from other disciplines. But what happens when you … Continue reading

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Bordeaux Wines: Everyone is Invited to the Party

I have been to Bordeaux a few times but the one time that stands out in my mind was during the Bordeaux Fête le Vin in 2010, which was taking place at the same time as the Masters of Wine … Continue reading

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Individuality or Conformity: Which is the Nobler Path?

As I tasted a fruit-forward, easy drinking Saperavi red wine from Georgia in downtown Manhattan last week, I thought to myself, “they could sell this wine to anyone.” The gracious lady who was a representative for the distributor told me … Continue reading

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