Cheval Blanc 2009 vintage

Cheval Blanc 2009 vintage

On my recent visit to Bordeaux I visited the famous Chateau Cheval Blanc in Saint Emilion and tasted the miraculous 2009 vintage just before it will be bottled in two ...
AOC Graves: Château Smith Haut Lafitte

Bordeaux Appellations

It may seem complex, but in fact the appellation system is much easier to apply in Bordeaux than in Burgundy. The Bordeaux appellation system ( and of all France) is ...
Bordeaux: Château Smith Haut Lafitte

Bordeaux: Château Smith Haut Lafitte

Nesting in Graves between the villages of Martillac and a bit bigger Léognan you will find Châteav Smith Havt Lafitte. It was bought by the end of the eighties by ...
Vivin: a secret gem of Parisian wine shops

Vivin: a secret gem of Parisian wine shops

This wine shop is known for its cellar full of rare mostly French wines for which you would have to pay a fortune in a restaurant if they had them ...
La Tour d'Argent Paris

La Tour d’Argent Paris

400, 000 bottles in a cellar in the middle of the French capital, that is really something! You can find not only a stunning collection of wines from all parts ...
Hospices De Beaune: Famous wine auction in Burgundy

Hospices De Beaune: Famous wine auction in Burgundy

This is the longest-established Charity wine auction which used to be run by the gothic Hospices De Beaune in Burgundy… ...
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