Posts Tagged ‘Haut Brion’


Holiday wine and food fireworks at Ripple in Washington D.C.

By Panos Kakaviatos Each year, I am lucky enough to be invited to a special post holiday dinner with fellow wine lovers from the Washington D.C. area. We each bring superb wines. This holiday dinner - in January 2014 – was no exception. Below the notes to the dinner, as published previously on Cellar Tracker.   BORDEAUX MATTERS, ALONG WITH BURGUNDY AND […]

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From Haut Brion to Yquem: la fête de la fleur in Bordeaux 2011

In June, Bordeaux’s vines are typically in full flower. But in late June 2011, the vines seemed almost a full month ahead of schedule. You can read my related articles in decanter.com here and here. The small bunches of flowers that normally develop around the beginning of the month were actually already there in May. That’s […]

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Haut Brion press dinner

  Every Vinexpo, the Grand Cru Council of the Medoc and Graves organizes a press dinner and this year it was held at none other than Chateau Haut Brion on Sunday, June 19. What an honor it was to meet the Prince Robert of Luxembourg and his lovely American wife Princess Julie. And what a coincidence […]

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