Archive for the Tag 'Bordeaux wine'


When Bordeaux Goes Organic ~ LE CHÂTEAU DE FRANCE is a classic example of how and why

I received an Email from Château de France, an 18th century Château, located in the Pessac-Leognan region of Graves. It’s part of the Union of Grand Crus of Bordeaux, and the email was an update regarding their vineyards and winery. This chateau is now working toward the demands of its worldwide consumers, who are wanting […]


Bordeaux ~ Top 10 Things I Learned From Peter M. F. Sichel ~ partie seize

While reading Peter M. F. Sichel‘s book, The Secrets of My Life: Vintner, Prisoner, Soldier, Spy, I learned a lot about a lot… His Chapter 29, Becoming a Bordeaux Vintner was very important to me. I’ve been inspired by Millesima, a négociant company based in Bordeaux since 1983, to learn more about Bordeaux wines. Author […]


My Story for Passion of Wine ~ Partie deux

Bordeaux Wine Grape Varieties [Cabernet Sauvignon leaf. Photo credit: Jo Diaz] It’s marvelous to hear people defend genetically modified plants as “it’s been happening in the wine world since forever.” This is a teachable moment. As I explore the world of Bordeaux this year, having received my inspiration from Millesima Cie, what I’m learning I’ll […]


The Médoc in May ~ Bordeaux 2009 ~ A First Glimpse with Frank Johnson

…A region that can turn grown men giddy with exhilaration… [This image was purchased, as I’ve not been to France.] I first wrote about wine importer Frank Johnson, of Frank Johnson Selections, on March 9, 2010. In my search to find Enoforum Wines a point of entry to the United States, I’ve been communicating with […]


French Tour Company Options for Bordeaux and the South of France

This blog is just opening so many doors… Tours in France? How luscious is that? Here are two that have come to me, and I researched on line… Not in person, yet, but that’s likely to happen. Just as an FYI – AIR TRANSPORT is not included with either of these tour companies. 1) The Bordeaux […]


Wine School of Philadelphia ~ Keith Wallace ~ Wine Writer #28

CONTEST: Why I Want to Go To Portugal to Visit Enoforum Wines with Jo Diaz Something that I had written in one of my blog postings, which was something known within the wine industry but not really general knowledge, drew Keith Wallace to me. He was writing a story for The Daily Beast, and was […]