Harlem EatUp! Highlights From Bordeaux Wines

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This weekend, Bordeaux Wines celebrated the spirit and flavors of one of NYC’s tastiest neighborhoods at the Harlem EatUp! Festival. The weekend-long festival transformed Harlem into a foodie’s paradise, with tasting dinners, local street vendors, and Bordeaux pairing options at every event. Organized by celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson, local celebrities like Neil Patrick Harris and Bill Clinton also made appearances. From Harlem to Bordeaux, see how much there is to discover. Check out our pictures after the jump! 

Missed the event? Bordeaux’s Harlem EatUp! At Home cookbook includes Harlem recipes, Bordeaux wine pairings, fun facts about our chefs and more. Download it here

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5 Bordeaux Wines For A Mother’s Day Win

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Bordeaux Wines Mother's Day

How do you make your Mom feel special on Mother’s Day? For all their hard work, mothers deserve a celebration. Luckily, you can dazzle your Mom (and your guests) without breaking the bank. With the range of Bordeaux’s styles, we’ve got a range of spring wines for all types of wine lovers. Find one of the wines below or ask your local wine clerk for a white, red or rosé Bordeaux suggestion that will make you the most winning kid on Mother’s Day. 

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Château Chaubinet 2012, $10-$14

A white Bordeaux made from 100% Sauvignon Blanc brings new life to spring salads. Its citrus undertones shine when paired with something unique, like a fennel salad.

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Château Timberlay 2012, $15-$19

This crisp, fruity white wine will make any Mom feel like a queen! If you’re cooking outdoors, enjoy the gooseberry and melon undertones with a grilled sea bass.

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Château La Croix de Beaugas 2010, $10-$14

For a dinner party with rich dishes, like cheese plates or a leg of lamb, an easy-drinking red will cut through the flavors. This Merlot-based wine’s earthy base and lively tannins will liven up a range of entrées.

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Mouton Cadet 2013,$10-$14

It’s hard to beat sipping a relaxing, easy-drinking rosé outside on a beautiful spring day. Enjoy the zesty aromas of watermelon and strawberry with a fresh pasta or Caprese salad. 

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Lieutenant de Sigalas 2007, $20 – $29

Does your Mom have a sweet tooth? This full-bodied sweet white wine from Sauternes is the perfect match for fruit- or caramel-based desserts. 

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Bordeaux’s Commitment To Sustainable Winemaking

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Earth Day Bordeaux Wines

In 2010, the Bordeaux Wine Council announced the launch of an Environment Management System (EMS) in the region’s efforts to continue to lead the way in winemaking sustainability. Based on an international standard, the EMS is a tool for collaborative progress at the service of environmental protection, employees, residents, from the vineyard to the consumer. 

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An Intro To Bordeaux For HarlemEatUp

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BW Ecard Small This May, Bordeaux Wines will be the exclusive wine sponsor for the inaugural food and culture event, HarlemEatUp. The four day festival, founded by celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson and events producer, Herb Karlitz with support from longtime Harlem Ambassadors like President Bill Clinton, will celebrate the past, present and future of Harlem’s burgeoning culinary and cultural renaissance. Given the history, heritage, innovation and accessibility that has come to define the wines of our region, Bordeaux is an unexpected yet natural fit for the festival. Continue reading

Bordeaux Wine School Begins This Spring!

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Bordeaux Wine School

The Bordeaux Wine School is open this May for it’s 7-day Intensive Class in English. Beginning May 8th and ending May 14th, students have the option to study Technical, Practical or Grand Crus level courses. The course includes 60 hours of training across 7 days including visits to vineyards across Bordeaux and lunches in landmark locations around the region. 

The price for the course is 1287 Euros or 837 Euros for students. 

Enroll in Bordeaux Wine School today! 

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