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Beychevelle, Langoa, Sociando

More great wines released today…Beychevelle, Langoa Barton and Sociando Mallet

This is a good investment vintage as prices are staying at roughly 2015 levels and the wines are being compared to the 1982’s!

2016 Bordeaux Futures Arrive in 2019
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Bordeaux Futures 2016

Two of my annual favorites, Chateau Gloria and Saint Pierre both hail from St Julien. Gloria is a classic, old-style Bordeaux and is a real bargain considering the quality and pedigree. Saint Pierre has become a real player on the… Continue reading


Italy proved once again that it’s a country as diverse as ever in wine, with producers up and down the peninsula reporting that 2009 was everything from outstanding to mediocre. It seems the farther one travels north, the better the… Continue reading


Meet The Winemaker Tasting Series

Saturday, June 24th, at 7pm, come meet Alessandro Pecorari from Azienda Agricola PierPaolo Pecorari winery. Alessandro will lead you through a journey of his land with his amazing wines from northern Italy. Unique and traditional… Continue reading

Two Possible 100 Pointers

Two possible 100 Point Scores for Montrose and Cos D’Estounel. And one of my all time favorites, Duhart Milon. I managed this year to get many wines packed in Six Pack Cases, and both the Duhart and Montrose are available… Continue reading


We all want to drink Chateau D’Yquem! It is the most luxuriant wine in the world. Rich, unctuous, seductive the adjectives could go on and on. One problem…..This nectar of the Gods comes with a hefty price tag. Is it… Continue reading

Breakfast with Jim

Yes it was one of those mornings again. Got in early to do some work. Got it done and decided it was time for a drink! Of course it was only 10am. So I pulled out a recently delivered bottle… Continue reading

Burgundy Bargain

I have known Pascal Marchand since the early 1990’s from my time at The Burgundy Wine Company in NYC. At the time, he was winemaker at Pommard’s famous Comte Armand. He now finds himself at the head of Marchand-Tawse which… Continue reading