Tag Archives: France

National Sauvignon Blanc Day

Sauvignon Blanc (like malbec) can be found on many wine lists, but unlike malbec, is grown all over the world, with some famous wines coming from the French regions of Sancerre and Pouilly Fume, and from the New World in … Continue reading

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National Malbec Day

French or Argentine? When you think malbec, what country comes to mind first? Is it the malbec made popular by the Argentinians where (almost) every winery in the country has one, and it’s found everywhere on restaurant wine lists? Or, do … Continue reading

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The Joy of Wine

I was reminded on Saturday while dining with friends why I do what I do and why I love it so much. Sometimes I just need to be reminded what the joy of wine is really all about and the reasons … Continue reading

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An Evening with Catena Wines

Last week, my boss and I were privileged to be two of only six guests for dinner and a tasting of some exclusive (higher-end) wines from the Bodega Catena Zapata of Argentina. Anyone who knows me, will know that Argentine … Continue reading

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An evening with Christian Voeux

I love a good well-made wine. Sometimes those can be found in a large production winery with high distribution, however most times, I find myself appreciating, wanting and selling family owned, small vineyard, sustainable wines that I never mind drinking … Continue reading

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