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Organic/Biodynamic Tasting: Tripoz Macon Charnay, Empordalia Sinols Negre, and Terres Georges Et Cetera


Domaine Catherine & Didier Tripoz Macon Charnay 2012 Located in the southern part of the Macon region of Burgundy, Domaine Tripoz sits on 13 hectares of medium- to old aged vines (average age is 45), mostly dedicated to Chardonnay. Didier Tripoz produces his wines with sustainable agriculture practices. By allowing grass to grow in between the vines and regularly ploughing ... Read More »

Producer Profile: Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey


Considered as one of the young rising stars of Burgundy, Pierre-Yves Colin began working in the wine industry in 1994 at his family estate, Domaine Marc-Colin. Seeking greater opportunity for an expression of individual style, Colin and his wife Caroline Morey, daughter of celebrated Burgundy producer Jean-Marc Morey, started their own négociant business, Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey, in 2001. Then in 2006, ... Read More »

French Value Reds Tasting: Champy Bourgogne Rouge, Volnay and Domaine L’ostal Cazes Estibals


Champy Bourgogne Rouge Pinot Noir 2012 Champy Bourgogne Rouge is the entry level Pinot of Maison Champy, the first “Maison de Vin”, or negociant, founded in 1720. As far as we know, Maison Champy is the oldest trading negociant still in business today. Winemaker Dimitri Bazas came to Burgundy in 1991 and honed experience at numerous famed producers, either as ... Read More »

Producer Profile: de Forville

de Forville

The De Forville family immigrated to Italy from the Wallonia region of Belgium in 1848. However, the De Forville winery was founded in 1860 by Gioacchino de Forville in the heart of the village of Barbaresco. A dedicated follower of the teachings of celebrated oenologist Domizio Cavazza of Royal Oenological School of Alba, Gioacchino was dedicated and focused on quality. ... Read More »

Hortense’s Pick for September: Chateau La Grave and Curvature Cabernet Sauvignon

Hortense Bernard - General Manager

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Tokaji Tasting: Chateau Dereszla Dry Tokaji and Tokaji 5 Puttonyos

Chateau Dereszla

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Denise’s Pick for September: Montbourgeau Etoile Vin Blanc and Pierre Henri-Morel Cotes-du-Rhone Laudun

Denise Barker - Assistant Wine Buyer

Montbourgeau Etoile Vin Blanc and Pierre Henri-Morel Cotes-du-Rhone Laudun Read More »


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