The Best of Bordeaux Wine for Under $50 Bucks Many people think of Bordeaux wine as out of reach. At a recent wine tasting of the Merlot driven red wine appellation of Saint-Émilion, I learned the wines from the Bordeaux’s Right Bank are elegant, balanced, and pleasing on the palate and the pocketbook. Over 30
The Real Bordeaux Whether you fancy yourself a French wine expert, or just a wine enthusiast looking to soak up all that these famous wines have to offer, we are getting to the bottom of Bordeaux wines and, uncovering a few facts, you certainly Don’t Know About Bordeaux. For starters, the main grape variety in
CATEGORY: Wine Education | DATE: November 18th, 2013
A Horse of A Different Color: Saint-Emilion Grands Crus Classes By: Laura Ness When I was a teenager, I finally convinced my Mother to pay for horseback riding lessons: something I’d wanted to do since I was able to walk. My instructor, who lived even farther out in the boonies of the Hudson Valley than
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.