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Chablis with some age on it

Got a text message from JM. He had missed his connecting flight in Hong Kong. Had to fly through Rome and then onto Paris. But he was determined to make it to lunch at the Tour d’Argent. 483 more words


Booming Burgundy

Burgundy is like a wine nerds paradise; a very rich wine nerd with a lot of disposable income but still a nerd.  This place has some seriously extensive wine history y’all, dating back to like the 7th century.   793 more words


Winetasting Report: Beaujolais Nouveau 2013

I was able to duck into Arrow last night and try some of the Beaujolais Nouveau for this year. Overall, it’s an average year; nothing hateful, but 2011 was definitely better. 97 more words

Benevolent Wine Dictator Strikes Again

You know how when there’s something you know something about, and you talk with someone who’s interested in that something but has her or his facts a bit screwy, but thinks she or he knows quite a bit, and you want to correct the misinformation but don’t want to come off like a jerk, so you’re caught between fake-smiling and letting it go, or bringing the knowledge hammer down, and in the aftermath you resent yourself for either the fake abiding or the heavy-handed pedantry?

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Domaine Drouhin - 2007 Arthur Chardonnay

A special moment begs for a special wine, and this wine was a perfect choice for our anniversary dinner.  The golden straw color draws you in, and the first aromas were a delight to the senses.  113 more words



We interrupt our Mourvedre investigation for Chardonnay Day.  Who decides these things?  May 23 is officially “ChardonnayDay”. We’re encouraged to open a Chardonnay and share our experience.  47 more words


Domaine Joseph Drouhin - 2010 Laforêt Bourgogne Chardonnay

Spring is the perfect time to begin enjoying dry, crisp, fruity white wines, and this one certainly fits the bill.  Clear, clean and light lemon yellow, the color alone is inviting.  63 more words