From foxnews.com: America’s obsession with beer is getting hairy. An Oregon brewery is developing an ale made from wild yeast harvested from the beard whiskers of its award-winning brewmaster, KPTV Fox 12 reports. The beard of Rogue Ales brewmaster John Maier was found to contain a yeast cell, so the brewery is developing the “beard […]
Source: Decanter by Jane Anson in Bordeaux Monday 3 September 2012 Chateau Les Carmes Haut-Brion has doubled its vineyard holdings with the inclusion of vines from newly-purchased estate Chateau du Thil Comte Clary. The sale, in which the 17.2ha estate was split between two new owners, was announced earlier in the summer and finalised […]
Today is #CabernetDay. Here is a great article from Katie Kelly Bell on Forbes.com Stop in and pick up your favorite #Cabernet to celebrate http://www.forbes.com/sites/katiebell/2012/08/29/celebrate-cabernetday-with-special-wines-from-across-the-globe/
Our East Cobb and Town Center stores will be open today from 12:30 to 8:00 for the first day of Sunday sales in Cobb County! Come by and see us.
Source: WSJ By ERIC FELTEN Jul 6th No one has ever said that women are overrepresented in the beaker-and-Bunsen-burner world of science, though at least they have had more chances there than in the tweed-and-testosterone world of Scotch whisky. This makes Rachel Barrie a double anomaly-a chemist whose work crafting celebrated Scotch malt whiskies has […]
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What is the quality level of 2011 Bordeaux? The quality level of 2011 Bordeaux was quite different than expected when we arrived in Bordeaux the first of April. Prior to our trip, we had been hearing mixed reviews and information from the wine writers and the vigneron. What we did know for sure was that […]
Back in Atlanta, we have salad bars, wine bars, beer bars… all kinds of bars. In Bordeaux, there is thenworld’s best cheese bar. Or, at least there was today! While at a lucheon at Pontet Canet, we were treated to some of the best cheese in the world. Here are a couple pictures of the […]
Today was the second of three days of tastings for the 2011 vintage in Bordeaux. We started the day up in Saint Estephe at Cos d’Estournel. From there we visited Montrose, Lafite Rothschild, Mouton Rothschild, Pichon Lalande, Latour, Pontet Canet, Grand Puy Lacoste, Leoville Poyferre and Ducru Beaucaillou. We squeezed in a UGC tasting for […]
A very busy start to the UGC tastings today. Our first appointment was at La Mission Haut Brion today tasting all the wines in the Chateau Haut Brion family. We tried the first vintage of a new property they own in St. Emilion named Chateau Quintus. Of course, Chateau Haut Brion was as classic as […]