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The Finest Bordeaux Wine Event in New York City: BurdiGala at St. Bartholomew’s Church

[quote]BurdiGala is an homage to the annual Bordelais tradition, “La Fête de la Fleur” a celebration of the region’s wines and culture.[/quote] BurdiGala invites you to join in the year’s most exceptional Bordeaux Wine Tasting and Gala Dinner, in the famous St. Batholomew’s Church. This exquisite event will allow collectors, aficionados and wine lovers to celebrate a selection of some ... Read More »

William’s Pick for January: Bellus Bourgogne Blanc Roches Soeurs and Tegernseerhof Riesling Terrassen

Bellus Bourgogne Blanc Roches Soeurs 2011 This Bourgogne Blanc has one serious pedigree. The second release from Bellus Wines is a partnership between Jordan Salcito (whose first wine, the Girasole, has become a favorite among our customers) and Alix de Montille. The fruit is sourced roughly 50/50 from Puligny-Montrachet and Meursault – well above spec for Bourgogne and that fact ... Read More »

Milton’s Pick for January: Movia Ribolla Gialla and Jo Landron Atmospheres

Movia Ribolla Gialla 2010 Ales Kristancic, owner of and winemaker at Movia, is a force of nature a fact reflected in his wines. He believes in producing wines using the principles of Biodynamics, but it is also fair to say that the wines are a reflection of a collective wisdom acquired and refined over two centuries of winemaking at the ... Read More »

Alex’s Pick for January: Ataide Semedo Bairrada and Marchione Gavi

Marchione Gavi 2011 Produced in the Province of Allessandria within the Piedmont, this Gavi is classic representation of Italian white wine from Northwestern Italy. Made from 100% Cortese (a local variety of grape whose existence is reported from the 17th century), Marchione is a dry white with just enough flesh on its bones, a very “mineral” aspect with a chalky and flinty ... Read More »

Jay’s Pick for January: Carrick Unravelled Pinot Noir and Badenhorst Secateurs Chenin Blanc

Badenhorst Secateurs Chenin Blanc 2011 Badenhorst Family Wines is located in Swartland region of Western South Africa near Capetown.  The grapes come from chenin blanc old vines grown on granite slopes in the mountains.  The 2011 vintage was left with on its lees in a concrete tank for maturation.  The result is a fuller-bodied and fruit forward wine with aromas ... Read More »

Free Tasting: Parigot & Richard Bourgogne Tradition Mousseux Rouge, Ridgeview Wine Estate Bloomsbury and Bellus Roches Soeurs Bourgogne Blanc

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Jay’s Pick for December: Pernot Belicard Meursault Village and G. D. Vajra Barolo Albe

G. D. Vajra Barolo ‘Albe’ 2007 Giuseppe Vajra produces fantastic examples of traditional Piedmont wines: Barbera, Barolo, Barbaresco, Dolcetto and Langhe Nebbiolo. This Barolo is made from multiple vineyard sources within the commune of Barolo itself: Fosatti, Coste de Vergne and La Volta.  The ‘Albe’ designation refers to the dawn, as the three vineyards see “separate” sunrises, as it takes about ... Read More »

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