Episode 51: Pierre Lurton (Yquem), Alexandra Forbes (Refettorio), Chantal Gonet (Champagne) Paris GOODfood+wine by Paige Donner

by Paige Donner  Pierre Lurton of Yquem (& Cheval Blanc), Refettorio Paris by Alexandra Forbes, and Chantal Bregeon-Gonet of Champagne Philippe Gonet Listen Here  Episode 51 Paris GOODfood+wine  This December podcast shaped quickly up to be a very festive one. … Continue reading

Art & Wine in Bordeaux -Médoc, Margaux, Sauternes

by Paige Donner   When it comes to pairings, much is written about wine & food;  a fair bit about wine & music…   So, how about art & wine?   La Cène by Leonardo da Vinci  Art and wine … Continue reading

Mouton Rothschild’s 2017 : Hallelujah!

A Wine Full of Promise.  Continue reading

Petrus, Margaux, Yquem, Lafite Rothschild – Wine Thefts Escalate In France

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Bordeaux Cité du Vin – Next Chapter?

There’s a lot to love about the Cité du Vin in Bordeaux.  Continue reading

French Wines With Soul Château Coutet AOC Barsac and Deux Sauternes

by Paige Donner Christmastime is the perfect time to enjoy a bottle of AOC Barsac, a French appellation devoted to the production of sweet wine, with a distinguishing accent of freshness. Château Coutet is one of the region’s outstanding wine … Continue reading

a flask of Chateau Haut-Brion wine

by Paige Donner (all photos copyright 2017 Paige Donner) As Bordeaux’s very first wine château, is it any wonder that Haut-Brion still ranks with such stature in the world’s profile of wines and wine estates? Well, a measured answer would … Continue reading

La Mission Haut-Brion, A Chateau With True Soul

by Paige Donner (all photos copyright 2017) Château La Mission Haut-Brion’s chapel for me sums up the essence of the property. It has been for centuries, and still is, a family home. A home where people have worshipped, where they … Continue reading

Dinner At Château Latour Bordeaux Grand Cru Classé en 1855

Bordeaux, June 18, 2017  by Paige Donner  (all photos copyright 2017) On a hot summer evening in the Médoc’s Pauillac, Bordeaux guests arriving for the 1855 Grands Crus Classés dinner held this year at Château Latour were greeted with a … Continue reading

Summertime Oscars in Bordeaux

Originally posted on Chérie Du Vin:
by Paige Donner Move over MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America), Bordeaux has once again rolled out its Oscar picks in time for summer. But in good Bordeaux taste, these Oscars have nothing…