How to Talk to Your Local Wine Shop

FILED UNDER: Know Your Bordeaux

It’s easy to go into a wine shop and shy away from making eye contact with the person behind the counter. We’ve all been there! After all, buying wine can feel a little overwhelming. But what if we told you … Continue reading

How to Pair Easter with Bordeaux

FILED UNDER: Buying & Choosing Wine, Holidays

If you’re like us, you are always scheming for a way to drink a little more Bordeaux. Good news! Easter is a fabulous way to infuse your life, and dinner table, with the best pairings for everything from Lamb to … Continue reading

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#WineCrushWednesday: Meet Jean-Jacques and Fabrice Dubourdieu of Château Cantegril

FILED UNDER: Appellations, Bordeaux Ambassadors, Buying & Choosing Wine, Know Your Bordeaux, Viticulture, White Wine

This week’s #WineCrushWednesday are two brothers taking over the family business.  Jean-Jaques and Fabrice Dubourdieu Jean-Jacques (34) and Fabrice (37) are the sons of famed enologist Denis Dubordieu. Jean-Jacques is a member of Bordeaux Oxygène, an organization of Bordeaux’s newest … Continue reading

Five Sommeliers Pair Bordeaux Wines with Dishes at their Favorite BYOB Restaurants

FILED UNDER: Bordeaux Ambassadors, Buying & Choosing Wine, Know Your Bordeaux, Wine 101

We teamed up with Eater to recruit five sommeliers from across the country to pair Bordeaux wines with dishes at their favorite BYOB restaurants. They came up with delicious, unique pairings that elevate each dish from great to extraordinary. Learn about … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Food & Wine Recommendations

FILED UNDER: Art of Living, Bordeaux events, Buying & Choosing Wine, Holidays, Know Your Bordeaux, Wine 101, Wine Books and Gifts

Did you miss our live Q&A with acclaimed food and wine authors Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg? Don’t worry, we’ve compiled their thoughtful and knowledgable food and wine pairing recommendations for Thanksgiving and more.  Q: How did you become food & … Continue reading