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The Wines of Bibiana Nov. 19, 2019

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When Bibiana decided to quit her university studies in Columbia, she set out for France with little ... Read More

The Robert Parker Legacy May. 28, 2019

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If you have even a passing interest in wine, you've no doubt heard the name Robert Parker. At the pe... Read More

Bordeaux 2018: 20 Fab Reds Apr. 09, 2019

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BORDEAUX, France — The splendid 2018 vintage of red Bordeaux marks the fourth consecutive very... Read More

Bordeaux 2018: First Impressions Apr. 02, 2019

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BORDEAUX, France — In an annual rite of spring, thousands of wine merchants and dozens, if not... Read More

The Excellent 2016 Vintage of Bordeaux Feb. 19, 2019

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In recent weeks, the excellent 2016 vintage of Bordeaux has been rolled out in a number of U.S. citi... Read More

Three Harvest Hot Spots Oct. 23, 2018

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Harvest is a special time in wine country. Trucks loaded with grapes chug down narrow country roads,... Read More

Wine by the Half-Glass Jul. 31, 2018

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The waiter approached and pointed at the empty wine glass, as if to ask if I would like another. "Ye... Read More

Bordeaux 2017: Weathering the Storm Apr. 17, 2018

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BORDEAUX, France — Although Bordeaux produces the world's most expensive and arguably most sou... Read More

Bordeaux 2016: The Right Bank Apr. 11, 2017

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BORDEAUX, France — The warm, dry summer of 2016 provided ideal conditions for an excellent gra... Read More

Wine-Pairing Myths Jan. 24, 2017

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If you find it useful when someone suggests a specific food to pair with a specific wine, you aren't... Read More

Watching Bordeaux Prices May. 17, 2016

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The following is an excerpt from an email sent from a fellow Bordeaux collector to like-minded frien... Read More

MacPhail Departs From Namesake Winery May. 10, 2016

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HEALDSBURG, Calif. — We've seen this act before: Richard Arrowood sells Arrowood. Gone. Gary F... Read More

The Bordeaux Conundrum Apr. 26, 2016

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Tasting hundreds of young Bordeaux wines from barrel is an annual exercise of self-inflicted pain fo... Read More

Canary in the Coal Mine Apr. 19, 2016

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Michel Rolland is perhaps the world's most famous winemaker. From his home base in Bordeaux, the win... Read More

The Rise of a Bordeaux Juggernaut Apr. 12, 2016

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BORDEAUX, France — When Daniel and Florence Cathiard first laid eyes on Chateau Smith Haut Laf... Read More

A Postcard From France Apr. 05, 2016

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PARIS — It was a Wednesday night following a long flight in from California. The taxi pulled u... Read More

Wine Gifts: A Trio of Glorious Whites Dec. 15, 2015

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Following up on last week's Wine Talk theme of gifting wines of exceptional character to the wine en... Read More

Earth to Bordeaux Mar. 11, 2014

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On a recent Sunday evening in La Jolla, Calif, while the guest at a dinner organized by the San Dieg... Read More