Wine Regions

Saint Emilion!

Located on the right bank just east of the city of Bordeaux, Saint Emilion is filled with charm and history. The entire village of Saint Emilion is on the UNESCO World Heritage list. The chateaus are all so unique and producing some of the best wines in France. It is home to a 11 Michelin restaurants (one with ⭐️⭐️ and three [...]

BORDEAUX!

BORDEAUX! We arrived last night and what a great first day. Thank you Lloyd Lippens for your hospitality and a great day of breakfast, lunch and an incredibly fun tasting experience.

Imagine being in Bordeaux

Imagine being in Bordeaux, France 🇫🇷visiting all the beautiful wineries under the clear blue skies. And choosing this mode of transportation. 🚲 🍇🍷 We’re gearing up for two more trips there this year. One coming up next month and another one in the fall. Be sure to follow us on our adventures!

“A nearly 9,000-square-mile region of rolling verdant hills…

“A nearly 9,000-square-mile region of rolling verdant hills, salty coastline, and picturesque hilltop hamlets, Tuscany is an incredible play land for the eno-curious. The region’s heavy-hitters are many, from Chianti Classico, to Brunello, and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano—and, of course, the famous Super Tuscans. It’s filled with landmark wineries and epic winemakers who know it, so they’ve created incredible [...]

The Japanese wine industry is maturing…

“The Japanese wine industry is maturing, gaining new recognition and increasing sales thanks to improving quality. That’s led the government to take the first steps toward a true appellation system, noting on labels where grapes were grown. But that’s created a challenge for wineries, because most don’t own vineyards and many source fruit from multiple regions. And an aging population [...]

Franciacorta is both a wine and a DOCG from Lombardy, Italy.

“Franciacorta is both a wine and a DOCG from Lombardy, Italy. DOCG stands for Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita and is a distinction given to territories producing the highest quality of Italian wine. Because Franciacorta is made by the same method and with the same primary grapes as Champagne, tasting Berlucchi Franciacorta next to Taittinger Champagne is a [...]

The top 10 wine destinations of 2019

“Experts at Wine Enthusiast magazine have released their picks for the top 10 wine destinations of 2019, and the list includes a few unexpected places. Alongside a few predictable, usual suspects — Beaujolais, France; Seattle, Washington and Maipo Valley, Chile — are destinations like Bangkok, Thailand and Tasmania, Australia. Chosen by the magazine’s global editors, the destinations represent “the most exciting [...]