Monthly Archives: March 2012

Giggly over Gigondas

When you have the opportunity to taste new wines and meet the personalities behind them as I’ve been blessed to, every once in a while one wine or one person behind the wine stands above the rest. Occasionally it happens … Continue reading

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Earning my wings…

At the risk of seeming un-American, I’ll just come out with it; wings, as in Buffalo Wings, as in quintessential bar food, as in the Superbowl staple, are, well…overrated. Yeah, I know, it’s a personal opinion. Lord knows I’ve tried … Continue reading

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Where the real money is…

A question I’m frequently asked and one I’ve covered before (see my post from October 2010 under News and Views titled “Investing in Wine”), ┬áIs Wine a Good Investment? I’m alway tempted to ask in return – how is your … Continue reading

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“To DRC or not to DRC” – that was the question!

This was a wine geeks nightmare only Hollywood could dream up. You’re one of twelve incredibly lucky Burgundy lovers around the State invited to the premier of the 2009 Domaine Romanee Conti portfolio of wines – including Romanee Conti, Montrachet, … Continue reading

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Dinner With HRH Prince Robert of Haut Brion

Our Featured Vintner this year at the Naples Winter Wine Festival was HRH Prince Robert of Luxembourg, owner of Chateaux Haut Brion and La Mission Haut Brion. Following a mind-blowing comparative tasting of the 1961, 1982, 1989, 1990 and 2000 … Continue reading

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