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Boisset Collection- 2016 “Honoris” Cabernet Sauvignon

Boisset Collection will be donating 100% of the proceeds from the sale of the 2016 Honoris Cabernet Sauvignon to “WINE COUNTRY RELIEF”. “A Wine that Honors our Community and First Responders. One hundred percent of proceeds will go to wine … Continue reading

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Weekend Wine Tasting

The setting was the Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin, Illinois…the wines were from Broken Earth Winery from Paso Robles, California, and the winemaker – Chris Cameron- was there to talk to us tasters and share his beautiful wines.  His lovely … Continue reading

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Wines of Provence

Ah, the glorious region of Provence…located in the southeastern part of France, not too far from the Mediterranean Sea. The ochre soil, the scents of lavender, rosemary, thyme…the “garrigue”, and of course, the wine! The Wines of Provence Trade Show … Continue reading

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“Winter Blues”

Winter is a season of reflection for me. The cold, windy days keep me indoors more than usual. The past few months have been strangely emotional. Typically, I stay in control, but not so recently. Quadruple bypass open heart surgery…scary … Continue reading

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Chimney Rock Wine Dinner @ Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House, Chicago

Last Friday I had the pleasure of attending a special wine dinner at Del Frisco’s Restaurant in Chicago. The setting was beautiful!  The staff is well-trained, the wine director is quite skilled in his selections, and the food is amazing. … Continue reading

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Beau-Séjour Bécot- Premier Grand Cru Classé – Saint Emilion

My last scheduled château visit was to Beau-Séjour Bécot located just outside the town of Saint- Emilion.  This estate has been making wine since the Gallo-Roman period!  “Beau-Séjour” means “lovely stay” and was named back in 1787 by Gen. Jacques … Continue reading

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Château Pichon-Longueville – Pauillac

My second scheduled visit had me heading north to the area near Pauillac.  Classified in 1855 as a Second Growth château, Pichon-Longueville is a grand looking, castle-like building similar to those found in the fairy-tales I read to my grand-daughter! It boasts multiple turrets, … Continue reading

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