bordeaux

  1. Ashbrook Estate: Showcasing the potential of Western Australia's Margaret River

    Ashbrook Estate: Showcasing the potential of Western Australia's Margaret River

    Cath and Kingsley Edwards are a beaming, delightful Aussie couple you want to sit down for a glass of wine with. Their vines at Ashbrook Estate have been in the family for generations.
  2. From Bordeaux to Essensia: A Guide to Fun Wines for the Party Season

    From Bordeaux to Essensia: A Guide to Fun Wines for the Party Season

    Wine should be fun. Yes, we drink many very serious wines and we discuss them seriously, but, to us, that’s fun. It’s intellectual, it’s sensuous, it’s culturally interesting, it’s geographically stimulating and it’s often deeply pleasurable. But it’s also just fun for us.
  3. Olivier Allo of Château La Rame Talks Bordeaux

    Olivier Allo of Château La Rame Talks Bordeaux

    "The terroir here is great with slopes and with very good exposition. You can compare it in fact with some parts of Saint-Émilion but we have more Cabernet Sauvignon." Olivier Allo of Château La Rame
  4. Berenice Lurton of Chateau Climens On Rotten Grapes And Biodynamic Farming

    Berenice Lurton of Chateau Climens On Rotten Grapes And Biodynamic Farming

    Berenice Lurton tells us why everyone should have a bottle of Sauternes in their fridge.
  5. Blaye-Côtes de Bordeaux - Value On Bordeaux's Right Bank

    Blaye-Côtes de Bordeaux - Value On Bordeaux's Right Bank

    Grape Collective visits with Château Magdeleine-Bouhou's Yann Couturier and explores the value wines of Blaye-Côtes de Bordeaux.
  6. BDX: Falling in Love again? Part 4 –  Why Hipsters Hate Bordeaux

    BDX: Falling in Love again? Part 4 – Why Hipsters Hate Bordeaux

    "The biggest mistake most of the hipster somms make is their assumption that fruity wine aromas are fake and obscure the non-fruity authentic taste of wine. For them it only becomes apparent when the fruity “mask” is removed. " Stuart Pigott
  7. BDX: Falling in Love again? Part 2 "The Switcheroo"

    BDX: Falling in Love again? Part 2 "The Switcheroo"

    Stuart Pigott on how the big expensive Bordeaux producers are engaging in the "The Switcheroo" on unknowing consumers and the meaning of "terroir" in BDX.
  8. Bordeaux: Falling in Love again? Part 1

    Bordeaux: Falling in Love again? Part 1

    Batman, ABBA, Tate Britain, blond Norwegian hostesses with perfect teeth, American bankers, princes, fraudsters: Venture down the rabbit hole of Bordeaux with Stuart Pigott.
  9. Discovering Authenticity beyond Bordeaux's Marquee Estates

    Discovering Authenticity beyond Bordeaux's Marquee Estates

    Earlier this month, I visited Bordeaux to see what else the region could offer. I learned that, contrary to perception, Bordeaux is home to countless mud-on-their-boots farmers who produce affordable, authentic wines.
  10. Robert Parker Passes The Torch, Reactions Vary

    Robert Parker Passes The Torch, Reactions Vary

    Responses to the news that after 37 years Robert Parker Jr. will no longer report on Bordeaux en primeur.
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