Tag Archives: Bordeaux

Eric Arnold

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A couple weeks ago, I joined several other writers, sommeliers and buyers at a tasting of New Zealand wine led by the legendary Oz Clarke, the man behind all those famous wine guides. Silly me, I always assume that when… [Read more...]

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Eric Arnold

The view from...well, you know

I have a few friends who are resolving to learn about wine this year – for real this time, they say. They promise to buy some Jancis and Johnson books, study some maps, sip some wines – all the things… [Read more...]

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Mindy Joyce

Sometimes you just have to go to an expert. In preparing for our Bordeaux Unlocked: Coveted Château Tastings and Tours, I chatted with Caroline Matthews of Uncorked Wine Tours in Bordeaux to get insider tips on visiting châteaus. Do you… [Read more...]

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Steve Unwin

Ah yes, terrior: How French, how terribly oenological. This broadly applied term comes from the French word terre which means “land,” but what it really refers to is a wine’s “sense of place.” That makes sense, right, for your grape juice… [Read more...]

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Eric Lawrence Brown

Early in my career, I worked for a small, family-owned cheese shop in the suburbs of Boston. In my time there, the Wasik family imparted a great deal of their wisdom. I learned about gourmet food, cooking, and, of course,… [Read more...]

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