Well regarded Bordeaux from an exceptional vintage can have long term staying power, in the order of many decades.Read More
Author: Moris Senegor
Discover, as I did, legends of the Camino, the ancient pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela, grave site of Saint James, and how the scallop shell became a symbol of the saint. The French named their scallop dish, coquilles St. Jacques, after Saint James.Read More
Richard Nixon is the only U.S. president with an avid interest in French wine since Thomas Jefferson. He was partial to
Chateau Margaux. Read a rarely told anecdote about his encounter with 1961 Chateau Lafite.
A priceless collection of thirty year old Heitz Martha’s Vineyard Cabernets provokes stories about Joe Heitz, a Napa Valley pioneer.Read More
Cheap American sparklers have the word Champagne on their labels. Isn’t that forbidden? “Champagne” is supposed to be reserved for only a specific region of France. How did the Americans get away with it?Read More