Life is sweet

Source: FT By Jancis Robinson June 10 2011 21:10 What makes Charles Chevallier, winemaker at Château Lafite since 1983, smile? It is not the extraordinary elevation of his first growth Pauillac to most highly valued bordeaux of all, fuelled by … Read More

St Emilion classification still not approved

Source: Decanter by Jane Anson in Bordeaux Thursday 12 May 2011 The new St Emilion classification has still not been approved by the Ministry of Agriculture, almost three months after being submitted The appellations body, the INAO, expected confirmation by … Read More

Sherlocks 2010 Bordeaux Report

The Sherlock’s team spent a week in Bordeaux at the beginning of April attending the Union des Grands Crus tastings of the 2010 vintage. We spoke at length with chateau owners and winemakers. All were very pleased with the big, … Read More

Kendall-Jackson winery owner Jess Jackson dies at 81

  Source: PRESS DEMOCRAT Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 8:04 a.m. Kendall-Jackson winery founder Jess Jackson, whose chardonnay found the sweet spot in the American palate and made him the richest man in Sonoma County, died Thursday after a battle … Read More

On our way to Bordeaux

We are waiting to catch our connecting flight to Bordeaux through Charles de Gaulle in Paris. We are on our way to Bordeaux for the Union des Grands Crus Primeurs week. We will visit Chateau and be tasting barrel samples … Read More

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