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A Tasting at Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Inside the Sistine Chapel of Wine
A Toast to Besserat de Bellefon Champagne
Champagne That Likes to Party with Food
A Thanksgiving Guide to Beaujolais
The classic Turkey Day wine keeps getting better.
The Sublime Wines of the Defaix Family
Including a Candidate for Best Wine of the Year
Good Value Wine: French Rosé from Sancerre
Looking for a good value wine to always have on hand for tricky food pairings? Give this...
A Brilliant Crozes-Hermitage
I’ve always found it harder to interpret a wine in a restaurant. Whether its because I am more focused on conversation...
First-Taste Guide to Bandol Rouge
The Land of Rosé Says "I Can Do a Powerful Red, Too."
Three from Chablis: A Tasting Report
You may have heard in the news last week that Paris was experiencing historic floods. With the Seine River reaching 20...
The Perfect Pairing: Green Gazpacho & Provençal Rosé
Rosé is an easy sell this time of year. It is impossibly refreshing, requires little thought on...
Oh Burgundy … How Long It Takes to Understand You
Let’s get this over with up front: I do not have the bank account nor the time...
First-Taste Guide to Côte-Rôtie
Arguably France's finest terroir for Syrah.
Almost Beaujolais: Gamay from Mâcon
Looking at a wine atlas map of France, it would seem that nearly the entire eastern portion of...