I recently met with Johannes Leitz, a pragmatic grower who learned everything on the job, who was in New York to present a range of his wines.
I met with Cyril Brun, a member of Veuve Clicquot's winemaking team, to taste a series of base wines that are the fundamental building blocks of the Yellow Label cuvée.
In some surprising news from Group Henriot in France, Stanislas Henriot has decided to leave the family-run wine business, which includes production of Champagne, Burgundy and Chablis.
I sat down with Richard Geoffroy, Dom Pérignon’s chef de cave, who was in New York recently to unveil the new cuvées, including the first Oenothèque Rosé. Here are my tasting notes for the new releases.
Last week, I attended the 9th annual South Beach Wine & Food Festival in Miami, an event that brings together thousands of people for wine tastings, cooking demonstrations and late night parties. Wine Spectator and Cigar Aficionado are long-time sponsors. Here's my recap.
I visited Burgundy in January 2010, and while there, tasted 18 wines, both red and white, from the Louis Jadot 2008 vintage with winemaker Jacques Lardière. Here are my preliminary tasting notes.
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