Johannes Leitz presents a range of his Rieslings in New York
Posted: Mar 25, 2010 3:18pm ET
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.
A tasting and chat with Veuve Clicquot winemaker Cyril Brun
Posted: Mar 18, 2010 2:36pm ET
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.
Son resigns from the Champagne house and his other roles at the company
Posted: Mar 12, 2010 4:30pm ET
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.
A preview of four new Dom Pérignon cuvées with chef de cave Richard Geoffroy
Posted: Mar 9, 2010 11:43am ET
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.
The ninth annual South Beach Wine & Food Festival offered four days of sun, wine and food with celebrity chefs, winemakers and parties
Posted: Mar 4, 2010 12:42pm ET
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.
Tasting a range of Louis Jadot 2008s with winemaker Jacques Lardière
Posted: Mar 3, 2010 10:09am ET
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.