From Bordeaux to Château Margaux

Originally posted on Local Food And Wine:
  All photos by Paige Donner copyright 2015 Château Margaux, Premier Grand Cru Classé à Margaux, Médoc, classement de 1855 photo copyright Paige Donner 2015 I’ll close with a quote from Oscar Wilde, that great lover of our wines, who remarked quite rightly: “The French are so proud of…

What Tops Wine Tasting in Pauillac & Pomerol…?

Originally posted on Local Food And Wine:
by Paige Donner What Tops Wine Tasting in Pauillac & Pomerol…? Wine tasting with Dad in Pauillac and Pomerol! FULL SLIDESHOW of BOTH CHATEAUX HERE   (All photos by Paige Donner © 2015) These two châteaus, Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande on Bordeaux’s Left Bank and Château Lafleur…

Les Tontons Trinqueurs Edition 2015

Originally posted on Local Food And Wine:
by Paige Donner  What’s better than sipping Burgundy on a barge parked along the Seine in Paris? Burgundy Wine Tasting at Les TonTons Trinqueurs Paris 2015. Photo by Paige Donner copyright 2015. The wittily named Les TonTons Trinqueurs (which is a tongue-in-cheek reference to the old cult French…

Atelier Dom Pérignon

Originally posted on Chérie Du Vin:
Set right in the mythical Benedictine Abbey of Hautvillers, where Dom Pérignon is said to have discovered the méthode Champenoise, is now the Atelier Dom Pérignon. l’Atelier Dom Pérignon à l’Abbaye d’Hautvillers All Photos: Franck Charel/Agence Jade This atelier is open to the general public as well as connoisseurs…