Author Archives: Nicolas Mestre

Bruno Debize’s Beaujolais Arrive in Virginia!

Bruno Debize farmed about 5 hectares in the Beaujolais, mainly in the Southern part of the region, close to his home and cellar in Bully (just West of Lyon).  I say farmed because in 2012 Bruno decided to lease/sell most of his vineyard holdings, having … Continue reading

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Vine Pruning in Austria

Pruning Vines w/Willi Brundlmayer

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Virginia versus Burgundy Wine Dinner with Guest of Honor Michael Shaps, May 25, 6:30pm

This is a joint event. There will be a delicious four course dinner with wine tastings of Michael Shaps’ famous Virginia and Burgundy wines, followed by the guest of honor himself speaking about his wine-making. The cost for dinner is … Continue reading

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Wine Dinner and Tasting at La Bergerie Resturant on May 26, 7pm

Charles Gendrot and rock star wine-maker Michael Shaps will be hosting a wine dinner at La Bergerie Restaurant, Alexandria, on Thursday 26th May. They’ll be tasting some of Michael Shaps renowned wine as well as Domaine de la Bergerie Cremant … Continue reading

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WCW visits Angiolino Maule’s La Biancara estate in Gambellara

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Barbaresco: Luca Roagna

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Bandol Part III

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Bandol Part I

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The Rhone in Real Time

Early morning in Tournon-sur-Rhone, live!

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Bordeaux Part I: Chateau Falfas

Chateau Falfas and its chai were constructed in 1612.  The estate includes 20 hectares of vines divided between Merlot (55% of the total surface), Cabernet Sauvignon (30%), Cabernet Franc (10%) and Malbec (5%).  The average age of the vines is … Continue reading

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