Russell Crowe Narrates Wine Documentary “Red Obsession,” a new wine documentary produced by Warwick Ross and David Roach, and narrated by Russell Crowe, brings the wine world’s biggest names to the big screen and explores the growing Chinese obsession with Bordeaux wines. I had the opportunity to screen the 75 minute film which features an appearance by filmmaker and winemaker Francis Ford
CATEGORY: Wine Education | DATE: February 17th, 2013
CATEGORY: Wine Education | DATE: February 14th, 2013
What Makes the Golden Wines of Bordeaux So Sweet? Long before Château Coutet was classified as a First Growth in 1855, Thomas Jefferson, proclaimed Château Coutet as the best Sauternes from Barsac way back in 1787. Today, as the oldest and largest Barsac estate, Château Coutet stays true to its tradition of distinction and quality. While
CATEGORY: Wine Education | DATE: June 19th, 2012
Merlot (Mair-Low) Once upon a time, there was a little known chateau, just east of Bordeaux that lived amongst the shadows of many impressive French castles. Owned by the Arnuad family for over two centuries, this tiny 17 acre parcel sat on top of a plateau at the highest elevation in the region of Pomerol.
CATEGORY: Wine Education | DATE: May 29th, 2012
Sauvignon Blanc (saw-VEEN-yawn blah-nk) Cat pee, gun-smoke, cut grass, hay, straw, and gooseberry, are flavors synonymous with one wine: Sauvignon Blanc. A white wine, Sauvignon Blanc is one of the more versatile wines in the world. With high acidity, this wine is typically drunk young, but can be cellared to develop layers of vegetal aromas