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Maison Drouhin Brings Its 2014 Burgundies to US Market By John Mariani

John Mariani | Posted 09.22.2016 | Taste
John Mariani

You would think that after 136 years of making wine that a fourth-generation, family-run domaine like Maison Joseph Drouhin would have everything down pat. Yet Vineyards Manager Philippe Drouhin, President Frederic, enologist Veronique and Director of the U.S. market Laurent (below) are, ironically, among the avant-garde who have never rested on their laurels--and those laurels have long been among the most prestigious in Burgundy.

A Year In Port

Terence Clarke | Posted 07.25.2016 | Style
Terence Clarke

All three of these documentary films display the many difficulties to be found in growing grapes and making wine, no matter what kind. But for me, these Portuguese vines, many of them so old, yet still so remarkably fine, present the most challenging difficulties of them all... simply because of where they are.

Yes, Everyone Can Wear Winter's Go-To Lipstick Shade. Trust Us.

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 12.16.2014 | Style

It's time to put the bright red lipstick down. Don't get us wrong, we love a bold red lip, especially when we see stars like Taylor Swift running a...

Beaune, The Beautiful Capital Of Burgundy Wine

John Mariani | Posted 11.08.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

Beaune is not the sort of small city you would stay in your hotel for much time anyway, for it is designed for walking, chatting and dining well in the Burgundian manner.

Mastering Boeuf Bourguignon

Anne Maxfield | Posted 02.02.2014 | Taste
Anne Maxfield

Whatever you think of Julia Child (and I'm a huge fan), it's always fascinating to make one of the recipes from the book. They're smart, well written, well edited and even when they start to get complicated, make sense.

Video: Burgundian Mustard Mousse

David Rosengarten | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
David Rosengarten

Feeling Burgundian? I am as often as possible! And when I indulge in a rustic jambon persillé, what makes a most delicious partner? Mustard mousse. O...

Good News From The World Wine Market

Daniel Altman | Posted 11.22.2013 | Taste
Daniel Altman

In Argentina, there has been some reason for worry about the supply of malbec, but overall the picture is rosy.

A Coming Out Party for Argentine Pinot Noir

Daniel Altman | Posted 12.15.2013 | Taste
Daniel Altman

Pinot noir is that most delicate of grapes, known to flourish in only a few small corners of the world: Burgundy, the Willamette Valley, Marlborough, and the Sonoma County coast. Now it has found a home in Argentina, too, with some wonderful results.

Peter Wasserman Speaks About the Elevating of Nuits St. Georges

Brad Haskel | Posted 09.20.2013 | Taste
Brad Haskel

Nuits-Saint-Georges has always been a challenging appellation to find either great value or profound polished wines.

In Champagne and Burgundy: Drunk on Art

Edward Goldman | Posted 09.30.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

There are two different ways to travel around the world. One way is to visit a country whose art and culture you admire, but doing it only once. After...

To France via Argentina

Daniel Altman | Posted 08.27.2013 | Taste
Daniel Altman

What happens when New World wine regions start messing with the crown jewels of Burgundy and Bordeaux?

There's a Malbec for Everyone

Daniel Altman | Posted 08.18.2013 | Taste
Daniel Altman

You love Malbec. So do we. But how do you choose the right malbec for you?

Read Your Way to a Food and Wine Destination

Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen | Posted 06.29.2013 | Travel
Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen

Despite the easy access of information on the web, we are still fans of paper and longer form narrative, and turn to books for inspiration in travel.

Champagne Harvest Worst In Decades

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.14.2012 | Business

Hail to the bubbly! No, literally -- hail has been falling all over grapes made to make champagne and it’s cutting into the French output of the eff...

PHOTOS: Betting On Burgundy

Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen | Posted 01.12.2013 | Travel
Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen

Burgundy is the birthplace of not just delicious wine and Beef Bourguignon but the grand-pere of all charity wine auctions, The Hospice de Beaune.

Oregon's Delicious, Cooler Climate Chardonnay And Pinot Noir

Richard Jennings | Posted 11.21.2012 | Taste
Richard Jennings

Oregon has been growing Pinot Noir since the mid-1960s. Pinots from Oregon tend to have some of the delicacy and minerality that red Burgundy is known for, as well as some of the ripe red fruit most typically found in California Pinot

Fully Mature Reds at Reasonable Prices? Think Rioja

Richard Jennings | Posted 10.23.2012 | Home
Richard Jennings

A region that has long made high-quality, ageworthy wines that, with a few decades on them, are very reminiscent of fine old Barolos and Bordeaux is Rioja -- Spain's illustrious red wine-producing region.

Touring Burgundy By Barge

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 08.18.2012 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Our boat traveled upstream from Fleury-sur-Ouche to Escommes, on the southern portion of the Burgundy Canal.

New Direct-to-Consumer Channel for Top European Wines: VinConnect

Richard Jennings | Posted 08.14.2012 | San Francisco
Richard Jennings

VinConnect is a mailing list to purchase wine, and get news about events, tours or tastings, directly from Borgogno, Clos de Tart and/or Pégaü. And this is just the beginning.

PHOTOS: 6 Unique Small-Ship Cruises

BootsnAll | Posted 05.21.2012 | Travel

Small ship cruises aren't always cheap, but their prices are often comparable with big ship cruises and can offer more bang for your buck.

Understanding Burgundy: Birthplace of "Terroir"

Richard Jennings | Posted 04.30.2012 | San Francisco
Richard Jennings

What is it about Burgundy that makes its wines among the world's most cherished, imitated and expensive?

The Many Moods of Pinot Noir

Richard Jennings | Posted 03.12.2012 | San Francisco
Richard Jennings

Pinot Noir from its region of origin, France's Burgundy appellation, has an almost fanatic following among wine geeks. It certainly helps that Pinot is one of the most versatile varieties when it comes to food pairings.

A Map Of French Wines

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.20.2011 | Travel
The Daily Meal

Intrigued by the various groupings and towns within each wine region in France, Dr. David Gissen, an architectural historian and imaginative wine buff, decided to collect each one together as if they were train stops on the Paris Metro.

Terroir: The Dividing Line In Wine

Brad Haskel | Posted 10.10.2011 | Home
Brad Haskel

For those of us whose passion for wine is far greater than casual, technically-correct wine is okay, but hardly exciting. Exciting wine needs personality and charm. Personality and charm start with something that makes one wine unique from another.

Burgundy: Of Pinot Noir and Terroir

David Downie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
David Downie

When is a Pinot Noir not a Pinot Noir? When it is grown in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of southern France and marketed under tantalizing labels to unsuspecting consumers in the United States.