Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux 2017 Wine

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Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux is a group of 134 top wine-producing Châteaux from a number of Bordeaux’s most prized appellations. The group sponsors a number of wine tastings that provide an opportunity to sample wines from the region’s newly released vintages. The January 2020 San Francisco Event focused on 2017 and 2018 wines [Read more …]

A Grand Tasting of Bordeaux Grand Crus

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Bordeaux is a famous wine region in France that is mostly associated with red wine blends. But it also produces some delicious Sauvignon Blanc white blends and Sauternes. The Gironde Estuary divides the region into a Left Bank area and a Right Bank area. Each region has different terroir, style and character. [Read more …]

Exploring Paris: Other Neighborhoods

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Saint-Germain-des-Prés On our last trip to Paris, we took a guided walking tour of Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Although we didn’t feel a need to rewalk the neighborhood, we always welcome an opportunity to revisit the fun, pretty neighborhood and made a few stops: The Pierre and Marie Curie Museum which, as discussed in our Paris Museum post, [Read more …]