avril 11, 2016

TOP SOMMELIER MICHAEL MADRIGALE PRESENTS 2016 PLANET BORDEAUX SELECTION

Selection By Blind Tasting of 30 Red, White, Rosé, and Crémant Wines Priced Between $10-$50   We’re pleased to announce the first results of the 2016 Planet Bordeaux Selection by Michael Madrigale. The blind tasting was the first in a series to be held during the year. As ambassador for Planet Bordeaux wines in the […]

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avril 5, 2013

Thinking about visiting Bordeaux and its Vineyards? Here are some Top Tips

Traveling In The Bordeaux Wine Country by Nicolle Croft     “Bordeaux, UNESCO registered since 2007, is undoubtedly the world’s wine capital. It is well worth visiting along with its vineyards which are France’s largest with 60 different appellations and around 10,000 châteaux. The best way to visit is with a local wine expert to […]

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mars 6, 2013

Château Sainte Barbe 2009 Bordeaux Supérieur | New Hampshire Wine-man

Château Sainte Barbe by New Hampshire Wine-man     “Château Sainte Barbe Grand Vin 2009 Bordeaux Supérieur, $13.59-$15.99, 89 points, appears near black at the core, trends deep black currant red, terminates clear, with draping dense legs. The pronounced cedar aroma claims its dominance over leather and earth, but with time and air calms to […]

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février 6, 2013

Chateau Lamothe de Haux Blanc │Red Wine Diva

Château Lamothe de Haux Blanc Wine Review by Red Wine Diva     “The Chateau Lamothe de Haux Blanc 2011 is made in the traditional Bordeaux style with a blend of 40% Sauvignon Blanc, 40% Semmilon, and 20% Muscadelle. Even though the origins for this wine date back centuries, white Bordeaux went out of vogue […]

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février 2, 2013

Château de Bonhoste 2009 Bordeaux Supérieur | New Hampshire Wine-man

Château de Bonhoste Bordeaux Supérieur Wine Review by New Hampshire Wine-man     “Nearly the best red dinner wine I can think of, Château de Bonhoste 2009 Bordeaux should makes a perfect dinner companion for that large gathering, and won’t break the bank either. Come to think of it, it seems every time I go […]

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Château Roc de Ségur: Good Value, High Quality Bordeaux Wine | Bordeaux Undiscovered – Nick’s Blog

Château Roc de Ségur 2007 Wine Review by Nick Stephens   “Ségur is a name that might rings bells with some of you – the House of Ségur is an old French noble family dating back to the 9th century. The Marquis de Ségur, Nicholas Alexandre (1697 – 1755) was the largest owner of vineyards […]

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Focus on Bordeaux: Chateau Bonnet Bordeaux Rosé by Marc Soucy

Bordeaux Rosé Wine Review by Marc Soucy       “Andre Lurton brings us this different spin on Rosé. Bordeaux Rosé is different from many other typical Rosés in that the focused flavors of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon can produce a different flavor profile from the Grenache and Cinsault based Rosés that dominate much of […]

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janvier 4, 2013

Bordeaux Value Wine Guide – Bordeaux Superieur, etc. | The Wine Cellar Insider

Bordeaux Superieur and Satellite Appellations     This page is a Bordeaux Value Wine Guide to the Satellite Appellations of Bordeaux offering some of the best value wines from Bordeaux that are located in the Right Bank satellite appellations: Cotes de Castillon, Lalande de Pomerol, Fronsac, Canon Fronsac, Bordeaux Superieur, Entre Deux Mers and Cotes […]

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janvier 3, 2013

Chateau Lescalle 2009 Bordeaux Supérieur | Taste My Grapes

Chateau Lescalle Wine Review by Taste My Grapes   “Located beside the most famous vineyard of the world, Chateau Lescalle was built in 1875 in Macau by Emmanuel Tessandier, at the edge of the Margaux commune. It consists of two main plots of land, one located near the Castle Paruades Maucamps and the other called […]

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janvier 2, 2013

Wine Pick of the Week | Chateau Bonnet | Arizona Daily Sun

For January 2: Chateau Bonnet 2011 white blend « Entre-Deux-Mers, shop Bordeaux, buy cialis France » ($13) This interesting, physician enjoyable blend of mostly Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon unleashes a bit of spring in mid-winter. Crisp acidity makes for a delightfully fresh wine with a long finish. Food-friendly, especially with shellfish. Ask your favorite store to order […]

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Planet Bordeaux: Chateau Roquefort rouge, Bordeaux Superieur, 2010

Chateau Roquefort Wine Review From examiner.com   “Chateau Roquefort is one of the three chateau-designated properties under the direction of Frederic Bellanger. These vineyards are situated on elevated soils on an escarpment in the Entre-Deux-Mers. That prosperous are between the Dordogne and Garonne Rivers that define and divide the region. This may be the best […]

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Chateau Roc de Levraut rouge, Bordeaux Superieur, 2010 – Planet Bordeaux

Roc de Levraut 2010 Bordeaux Supérieur Wine Review   Roc de Levraut wine review by examiner.com. “A beneficial blend of 50% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, the Château Roc de Levraut 2010 is in the classic structured style that shows red and black fruit, a touch of cassis, that mixture of dark […]

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décembre 19, 2012

Chateau Panchille Bordeaux Supérieur | WineAccess.com

Wine Review About Chateau Panchille – WineAcces.com – Planet Bordeaux See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux « Deep purple in color, with beautiful aromas of blackberry and black cherry, this knockout 2010 is rich, compact and finely muscled. Dense and chewy in texture, the almost New World opulence is […]

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décembre 18, 2012

$9 – 2009 Tour de Luchey Bordeaux – West Concord Liquors

Press Report About Tour de Luchey – WestConcordLiquors.com – Planet Bordeaux   See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux What does Tour de Luchey taste like? Dark in color, sale for sale it has a gorgeous nose, cheap somewhat floral blackberry and black currant with a hint of chocolate. […]

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décembre 17, 2012

Food and Wine Pairing -2010 Les Caves Joseph – Bordeaux Blanc

Food and Wine Pairing – Bordeaux White & Spaghettis   See on Scoop.it – Food and Wine Pairing with Whites, Rosés & Reds from Bordeaux & Bordeaux Supérieur Tonights dinner: Barilla 1/2 wheat thin spaghetti mounded with fresh manilla clams heavily infused with garlic and parsley. Olive oil of course. Paired with this work of […]

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Bordeaux Superieur Appellation – Bordeaux Without The Bloodshed

Wine Review About the Bordeaux Superieur Appellation by Chris Kassel See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux AOC Bordeaux Supérieur (…) tend to carry higher price tags than straight-shooting Appellation Bordeaux Controlee. But, in the grand scheme of this often over-priced region, not that much higher. If the ‘sweet […]

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décembre 14, 2012

PEARS WITH GOAT CHEESE AND PISTACHIOS

See on Scoop.it – Food & Wine Pairing with Whites, pharm cialis Rosés & Reds from Bordeaux & Bordeaux Supérieur PEARS WITH GOAT CHEESE AND PISTACHIOS | This French blend of Sauvignon Blanc, adiposity Sémillon, and Muscadelle is a delicious wine to pair with this sweet, creamy, and crunchy bite. See on pinterest.com

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décembre 11, 2012

Superior Bordeaux Supérieur Château Croix-Mouton

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux Planet Bordeaux‘s insight: Rhett Beiletti of B-21 Blog has staked his claim on Château Croix-Mouton: I like wines that make me want to drink more of them, and this has that “come hither” disposition, every time I drink it I find new […]

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Chateau Vrai Caillou – Two Stars Reduced For Christmas | Bordeaux Undiscovered

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux Vrai Caillou’s name literally translated means ‘The True Chateau of Rock’. You might think this is an odd name but there is a story behind it. See on bordeaux-undiscovered.co.uk

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2011 Chateau de Sours Bordeaux Rose | Wine Blog – Bon Coeur Fine Wines

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux Described by Matthew Jukes, recipe wine writer for Money Week as “The most thrilling rose of the year” the team at Chateau de Sours have surpassed themselves for this fabulous 2011 vintage. See on www.bcfw.co.uk

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Indian Food & Wine Pairing – Chateau Bertranon Bordeaux Rose 2008

See on Scoop.it – Food & Wine Pairing with Whites, cure Rosés & Reds from Bordeaux & Bordeaux Supérieur On the palate this is a tad drier than most Rose’s (as pointed by my friend Gopal J ), tastes fresh with a fruit filled finish. It paired well with the Hot Mezze (Spanakopita and Asparagus […]

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Trip To France: Mouton Cadet Bordeaux 2009: Wine | Finding Our Way Now

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux While visiting our friends in France, ask we were served many different wines at just about every meal with the exception of breakfast. It was amazing to see the variety of inexpensive wines that were available. See on findingourwaynow.com

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A long weekend in… Bordeaux

See on Scoop.it – Traveling in Bordeaux Wine Country Adventurous cuisine and aristocratic architecture make this southern French city as intoxicating as the wines it is known for, generic says Lee Marshall… See on howtospendit.ft.com

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1 Wine Dude Reviews A Bunch-O-Bordeaux

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux Enjoy these “quirky, erectile search fun, for sale and easily-digestible” reviews on great Bordeaux & Bordeaux Supérieur wines from Joe Roberts, 1WineDude. See on www.1winedude.com

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Bumping Into A 1959 (And Marion Cotillard) In Bordeaux | 1 Wine Dude

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux Joe Roberts, patient the one and only 1 Wine Dude, abortion will have you laughing out loud as he recounts his experience this past September while touring the less-appreciated side of Bordeaux as a guest of Planet Bordeaux. Highlights included a brush […]

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décembre 10, 2012

Chateau Couronneau Bordeaux Superieur 2010 Video by RedSquirrel Wine

See on Scoop.it – Traveling in Bordeaux Wine Country French but with a splash of New World opulence. This wine comes from a very dynamic and forward-thinking estate that’s one of the critics favourites. Has won… See on www.youtube.com

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Grangeneuve 2009, AOC Bordeaux

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux Honest, here ripe, soft and tasty. It’s not Lafite but it’s a really great drop of red that tastes exactly as it should – a really tasty every day claret. See on www.thevintner.com

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The Smart Set: A Modest Proposal

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux Jason Wilson asks in his article on The Smart Set from Drexel Uiversity: Amid a Bordeaux backlash, does the world’s most famous wine region have anything for the 99 percent? See on www.thesmartset.com

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décembre 4, 2012

Great Value Bordeaux Wines | Vindulge

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux …What I discovered is that not only is Bordeaux (the city) one of the coolest and most beautiful cities I’ve traveled to with its beautiful architecture and incredible restaurants, recipe but wines from the region are incredibly versatile. Many think of Bordeaux […]

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#PLANETBORDEAUX AND THE ATTACK OF 6 KICK ASS REDS

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux Fine article from Kevin Keith on his blog, erectile Under The Grape Tree – Diary Of A Wine Madman. « This time out, health we were tasting 6 red Bordeaux wines, each with a price tag no more than $20, and each with […]

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novembre 28, 2012

the buddha in your glass: Château Roquefort Roquefortissime Bordeaux Blanc 2008

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux Château Roquefort Roquefortissime Bordeaux Blanc 2008. Founded in 1976 by textile industrialist Jean Bellanger who started planting 30 hectares of vines with the simple idea to produce high quality wines. The estate passed to his son Frédéric Bellanger in 1995. With a […]

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100 Great Red Wines to Consider This Holiday Season (VIDEO)

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux Looking for some new great wines to try this holiday season? The Bordeaux Wine Bureau (CIVB) recently announced the 100 wines featured in this year’s Today’s Bordeaux selection. The chosen wines are priced between $9 and $35 retail – 56 percent of […]

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novembre 27, 2012

Focus on a Winemaker: Jonathan Ducourt, Vignobles Ducourt

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux Making wine is a family affair at Vignobles Ducourt. At each crucial stage of the winemaking process, you’ll find a Ducourt: Jonathan handles sales; his father and cousin manage the vineyard; his brother is in charge of vinification, blending and bottling; his […]

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Wine, Etc.: Buying Bordeaux doesn’t have to be costly

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux In this article, Tom Marquardt and Patrick Darr from the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, MD, direct their readers’ attention to wines classified as Bordeaux Supérieur, one of 7 appellations d’origine controlée or AOCs in the 2009 vintage.   “These wines, aged at […]

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novembre 26, 2012

Bordeaux and the Millennial Wine Market

Excerpt from Beau’s Barrel Room.   In the lead-up to my September trip to Bordeaux, I posted a brief note on Bordeaux wines’ place in the United States. Throughout my stay in France, that question would pop into my head at various times and continues to do so on a regular basis. I am fascinated […]

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Top 5 things to do in Bordeaux

See on Scoop.it – Traveling in Bordeaux Wine Country If you are traveling to Bordeaux on your next holiday, here are the France Wanderer team’s Top 5! About France Wanderer: The France Wanderer team is made up of a group of travel enthusiasts who love everything French and who want to share their love and […]

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100% Bordeaux Wine Bar Coming To NYC

See on Scoop.it – Food & Wine Pairing with Whites, Rosés & Reds from Bordeaux & Bordeaux Supérieur New Yorkers, put away your passports – Bordeaux is coming to you! In March 2013, the Bordeaux Wine Bureau will launch their very own, 100% Bordeaux Wine Bar, located in the elegant art-deco Carlton Hotel in New […]

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Bordeaux unveils ‘Cité des Civilisations du Vin’

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux The planned wine cultural centre for downtown Bordeaux has finally unveiled its name, vialis 40mg cure three years after the project was first announced. See on www.decanter.com

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Food Porn: Bordeaux Edition, a photo essay by the Wine Harlot

See on Scoop.it – Food & Wine Pairing with Whites, symptoms Rosés & Reds from Bordeaux & Bordeaux Supérieur “Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity.” — Voltaire photo credits: EatonAlive ©2011 See on wineharlots.com

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Market Day in Bordeaux: Sauveterre de Guyenne

See on Scoop.it – Food & Wine Pairing with Whites, viagra Rosés & Reds from Bordeaux & Bordeaux Supérieur The Wine Harlot says “You can’t live on wine alone.” “Travel gives me the opportunity to walk through the sectors of cities where one can clearly see the passage of time.” — Jerzy Kosinski See on […]

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Flea Market at Saint Michel

See on Scoop.it – Traveling in Bordeaux Wine Country Advice from the Wine Harlot on what to do in Bordeaux “Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else.” — Lawrence Block See on wineharlots.com

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New Hampshire Wine-man: Chateau Croix-Mouton Jean-Philippe Janoueix 2009 Bordeaux Superieur

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux “French wines? Afraid of them? Non!” Such is the advice of New-Hampshire Wine-man, Dennis Tsiorbas, Take a look at the gems he’s ferreted out, and let us know if you try them. See on nhwineman.blogspot.fr

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New Hampshire Wine-man: Chateau Nicot 2008 Bordeaux

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux This is a quaffing wine (By itself or with food), find advice with good acids and tame tannin carried on a light-plus body with mellow flavors of pomegranate and boysenberry. The finish is a surprisingly spicy affair, check with cayenne and white […]

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New Hampshire Wine-man: Chateau de Macard, Bordeaux Supérieur 2009 Red wine

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux Chateau de Macard, ampoule help Bordeaux Supérieur 2009 Red wine, cialis $11.89-$15.99. See on nhwineman.blogspot.fr

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New Hampshire Wine-man: Chateau David Beaulieu 2010 Bordeaux Superieur

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux Having a medium body with medium acidity and marked by fair tannin, cialis this Bordeaux is definitely a table wine ready to drink at any time. See on nhwineman.blogspot.fr

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New Hampshire Wine-man: Chateau Bonnet 2009 Bordeaux

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux Chateau Bonnet 2009 Bordeaux, $13.99-$15.99, 89 points, is deep-red in color, marked by a toasty aroma with plum notes. If you’re thinking « red-wine for dinner », then this one will do fine. See on nhwineman.blogspot.fr

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New Hampshire Wine-man: Christmas Dinner And Wine Reviews-Bordeaux Wines

See on Scoop.it – Food & Wine Pairing with Whites, see Rosés & Reds from Bordeaux & Bordeaux Supérieur How does this wine pair with chocolate? How does Fred Astaire go without Ginger Rogers, sildenafil prescription Sony without Cher, or even Batman without The Joker, oops, Robin? See on nhwineman.blogspot.fr

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New Hampshire Wine-man: Bad Boy Bordeaux 2005 Merlot, On Halloween, All the Big Boys Were Bad

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux Bad Boy Bordeaux 2005 Merlot, viagra 40mg Approximately $20.00, cost 88 points, is a different kind of Merlot, it is aromatically earthy with grape and spicy cedar notes, and has the dark color of garnet, flecks and all. See on nhwineman.blogspot.fr

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novembre 23, 2012

Photo by vanzgabz • Instagram

See on Scoop.it – Food & Wine Pairing with Whites, Rosés & Reds from Bordeaux & Bordeaux Supérieur vanzgabz’s photo on Instagram… It looks good enough to eat, but this is actually a recipe for a face mask! Let us know if you try it, we will! See on instagram.com

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Great News from Grape News Importing: Chateau Valentons-Canteloup Bordeaux Superieur

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux Chateau Valentons-Canteloup Bordeaux Superieur is a family-owned property that sits just along the Dordogne river in Bordeaux (in the village of St. Loubès just about 1km east of the A10-autoroute from Paris to Bordeaux for all you map nuts). It is owned […]

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Great News from Grape News Importing: Bordeaux & Bordeaux Superieur Wines-What are they really?

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux Bordeaux is probably the world’s largest wine producing region, and among many of the oldest, with over 12,000 producers. The region itself has over 25 different appellations, most referring to a specific and geographically defined area that offers unique soils, microclimate and […]

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schiller-wine: Tasting Château du Cros and other Petites Bordeaux Wines with Winemaker Julien Noel at Calvert and Woodley in Washington DC, USA

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux Julien Noel is the winemaker at Château du Cros, seek order Loupiac, no rx France. Ever heard of Château du Cros? Probably not. Château du Cros is not one of the 300 or so winemakers in Bordeaux that produce a premium Bordeaux […]

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Get the taste of Bordeaux without the price – Columnists – Falkirk Herald

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux A treasure trove for wine lovers, medicine pills the region of Bordeaux in south-west France has been holding the world’s attention since the boom years of the 18th century when it was a bustling trade port. See on www.falkirkherald.co.uk

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novembre 22, 2012

Perfect wine pairings with Thanksgiving

See on Scoop.it – Food & Wine Pairing with Whites, stuff Rosés & Reds from Bordeaux & Bordeaux Supérieur Yes, Bordeaux also makes great sparkling wine (méthode champenoise)! See on www.metro.us

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novembre 21, 2012

Sex? Or Death? (Chateau Bonnet Recent Releases)

Excerpt from 1WineDude. In high school, help I had a math teacher who used to tease us when we were timid in class about providing an answer that should have been obvious. He would hold out his lanky arms in the fashion of scales, feigning the weighing of agonizing choices, while muttering, “Sex? Or… death? […]

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novembre 9, 2012

Get Set For The Next Twitter Tasting

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux Château Bonnet Réserve will be the first wine of our next Twitter tasting, and purchase which will take place on Friday, November 16th. This time, we’ll be tasting six red wines, one Bordeaux AOC and five Bordeaux Supérieurs.   Château Bonnet Réserve […]

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Affordable White & Red Bordeaux Wine Tasting

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux If you’re in Memphis, Tennessee this week end, please stop by the Wine Market (4734 Spottswood Ave) on Saturday, November 10th, between 11 and 7 to taste four of their favorite Bordeaux – two white and two red, all of which are […]

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Budget Bordeaux « World-class wine for less »

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux From Ted Scheffler at cityweekly.net: A good inexpensive Bordeaux from the Bordeaux appellation I’ve been enjoying is 2010 Château Blouin ($10.75). This is a solid, price entry-level Bordeaux, viagra 100mg made by a family-owned Right Bank Bordeaux producer: a medium-bodied Merlot/Cabernet Franc […]

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novembre 8, 2012

Twitter Tasting of Bordeaux reds – November 16, 2012

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We will be conducting another virtual tasting of Bordeaux wines a week from Friday. This event’s line-up includes Bordeaux and Bordeaux Superieur red wines. It will be a great time to taste and tweet about some fantastic wines from the world famous region of Bordeaux. PARTICIPATION The tasting is open to anyone who would like […]

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novembre 7, 2012

Wine of the week: Chateau Saint-Florin 2011

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux What makes this French white blend interesting is that there doesn’t seem to be anything interesting about it. It doesn’t have a cute label, sick no one wrote glowing prose about it, discount and there isn’t a hip and with it QR […]

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Planet Bordeaux II: More French wine you can afford

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux Anyone who says the French don’t understand social media or the importance of cheap wine need to note the Planet Bordeaux promotion that has been going on for the past couple of years. Almost all of the wines I’ve tasted… See on […]

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Twitter / BrainWines: Some beautiful colors from …

See on Scoop.it – Food & Wine Pairing with Whites, ailment Rosés & Reds from Bordeaux & Bordeaux Supérieur They tasted great @mdwinebassador , you can find where to buy here http://usa.planet-bordeaux.com/bordeaux-in-the-u-s-a/where-to-buy/ … cc: @PlanetBordeaux @mwangbickler See on twitter.com

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octobre 31, 2012

Japanese Food and Bordeaux Wines

See on Scoop.it – Planet Bordeaux – The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux Does Japanese Food and Bordeaux Wines accompany each other? A report on a tasting of value and flavour packed wines with delicious Japanese cuisine. See on www.spittoon.biz

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octobre 25, 2012

Kevin Zraly & Jacques Dupont Honored

    BORDEAUX SALUTES THE PRESS Jacques Dupont & Kevin Zraly Chosen to Receive the27th Prix de la Presse des Bordeaux et Bordeaux Supérieur Thursday, September 27, 2012 at the Restaurant Pavillon Ledoyen in Paris, France   Bordeaux wines are world renown as elegant and balanced, thanks to masterful blends of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and […]

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octobre 18, 2012

Twitter Tasting of whites & rosés – October 26, 2012

We will be conducting another virtual tasting of Bordeaux wines a week from Friday. This event’s line-up includes white and rosé wines. It will be a great time to taste and tweet about some fantastic wines from the world famous region of Bordeaux. PARTICIPATION The tasting is open to anyone who would like to participate, […]

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octobre 17, 2012

Thirty Days Of The Other (Tasty) Side of Bordeaux

Excerpt from 1 Wine Dude. By Joe Roberts I haven’t always been kind to Bordeaux. Okay, ask actually I’ve pretty much never been kind to Bordeaux. But that’s because Bordeaux’s most visible stand-bearers – the classified growths at the high-end of the production spectrum, making wines that most of us 99%-ers cannot afford – hasn’t […]

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octobre 10, 2012

Feeling Blue About Bordeaux Wine Labels

Excerpt from Foodista.com By Jameson Fink What makes a catchy wine label? When it comes to Bordeaux wine labels, what is going get you to pause and consider a $10-$20 bottle? While on a media trip visiting the region sponsored by Planet Bordeaux, one of the issues of discussion concerned wine labels and how to […]

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octobre 2, 2012

Back From Bordeaux

Excerpt from Beau’s Barrel Room By Beau Carufel I returned from Bordeaux on Friday, September 28th. Two days later, I started this article in the hopes of quickly putting together some thoughts from my trip. Unfortunately, the more I attempted to distill everything that happened into a concise account, the more a stray idea or […]

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octobre 1, 2012

The Tiniest of Shrimp with Star Anise and White Bordeaux

Excerpt from JamesonFink.com. By Jameson Fink Nothing cures jet lag like a glass of White Bordeaux and a bowlful of very, viagra very tiny shrimp with star anise. My first afternoon in Bordeaux on a media trip sponsored by Planet Bordeaux was spent gathered round a kitchen counter at Chateau Saint Barbe. It sits a […]

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septembre 22, 2012

Bordeaux Bound

Excerpt from Beau’s Barrel Room. By Beau Carufel I’m writing this from the airport here in Portland, awaiting my departure to Amsterdam and then Bordeaux. For the next six days I’ll be in Bordeaux, courtesy of Balzac Communications and Planet Bordeaux. Since I cannot speak for my fellow bloggers (Joe Roberts and Jameson Fink), I’ll […]

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septembre 11, 2012

2012 Wine Spectator Video Contest Finalist

Congratulations to Luc Plissonneau for being selected as one of the nine finalists of the Wine Spectator’s Video Contest. « Like My Father, » the 3-minute, reworked version of his short film on the Cazenave family and their Chateau de Bel in the Bordeaux Supérieur appellation, is currently featured on the Wine Spectator site. Voting is open […]

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juillet 17, 2012

Temecula wine tasters savor Bordeaux wines

Excerpt from Examiner.com. By Susan Montgomery Tasting Bordeaux wines in the Temecula Valley Wine Country? Sure. Wine lovers here enjoy the whole spectrum of wines from all over the world. Recently, the Occasional Wine Council, which not surprisingly meets “occasionally” to review a wide variety of wines, met at the home of wine enthusiasts, Tom […]

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juin 18, 2012

Bordeaux wines shine at LAIWC 2012

For the past four years, the Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition has hosted a special category for Bordeaux AOC & Bordeaux Supérieur AOC wines. At the 2012 competition, these wines demonstrated once again their outstanding quality. In all, there were a total of 103 medals (seven Best of Class, 13 gold, 43 silver, […]

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avril 8, 2012

Château Reynier

Excerpt from Wine Harlots. By Nannette Eaton After a lovely wine lunch at Planet Bordeaux we said our goodbyes and settled into the chauffeured car and off to our next appointment. Marc and Agnés Lurton are the owners of Château Reynier, pill in the Entre-Deaux-Mers region of Bordeaux. Lurton, a member of one of the […]

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mars 28, 2012

Chateau Bonnet, Bordeaux, France.

Excerpt from Beau’s Barrel Room. By Beau Carufel Recently I sampled two wines from Chateau Bonnet, a producer Bordeaux, France. This is one of Andre Lurton’s properties, a man who has been at the forefront of Bordeaux wines for a very, very long time. M. Lurton has involvement in seven different wineries throughout Bordeaux, which […]

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mars 21, 2012

Two inexpensive Bordeaux even a 1 percenter would love

Excerpt from NJ.com. By John Foy Bordeaux has its 99 percent, buy cialis too. These are the wines most people drink, from little-known chateaux- the silent majority. Bordeaux’s 1 percent are the 61 chateaux in the famous 1855 Classification, plus chateaux Petrus, Cheval Blanc, Ausone and a few others also from Saint Emilion and Pomerol, […]

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février 20, 2012

Château Penin

Excerpt from Wine Harlots. By Nannette Eaton Château Penin has been in the Carteyron family since the vineyard was planted in 1854, medications with five generations tending the vines and creating the wines. Château Penin is nestled in the left bank of the Dordogne River, viagra 100mg across from Saint-Emilion. The soil is a terrace […]

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février 17, 2012

Searching high and low for Bordeaux

Excerpt from Examiner.com. By Tracy Ellen Kamens With the price of first growths reaching astronomical figures, tadalafil many wine drinkers feel priced out of the Bordeaux market. Yes, it’s true, wines from pedigreed châteaux have become the object of collectors who may never drink a drop rather than the cherished claret they once were. Such […]

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février 8, 2012

Planet Bordeaux by Wine Harlots

Excerpt from Wine Harlots. By Nannette Eaton You might think you own the world, viagra but its all Planet Bordeaux baby, there and you’re just living in it. And what a life it is. The city of Bordeaux is beautiful with UNESCO World Heritage Site recognition. Bordeaux is just three-and-a-half hours away by high-speed rail […]

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