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Bordeaux 2017: Despite Adversity, a Solid Vintage

By Christopher Matthews The 2017 vintage in Bordeaux was…complicated, and rife with pitfalls: an epic spring frost, the worst since 1991; damaging hail storms; a dry but cloudy summer; and rain in mid-September, adding drama to the harvest period. Overall … Continue reading

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Inspiring Bordeaux “Quartet” at the Wine Media Guild

By Christopher Matthews Normally, the Wine Media Guild of New York’s annual Bordeaux lunch takes place in January, when the Union de Grand Crus de Bordeaux’s (UGCB) show comes through¬†town as part of a national tour. But January’s unpredictable weather … Continue reading

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