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Chateau Pierre de Lune and Clos Fourtet

by Chuck Hayward

One of our first stops in Bordeaux was Chateau Pierre de Lune and Clos Fourtet in St. Emilion. We were able to spend some quality time with the husband and wife team of Tony and Veronique Ballu and speak with them about their top notch operation and what makes their wines so unique.

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Greetings From France!

by Chuck Hayward

Hello to all of our guests in cyberville and welcome to JJ Buckley’s European Wine Tour 2008! My name is David Derby, and I am JJ Buckley's assistant Wine Buyer, just one of the many new additions here at the fastest growing company in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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2006 Domaine Bouchard Pere & Fils

by Chuck Hayward

Yesterday we had the chance to meet with Luc Bouchard and taste through his 2006 reds and whites. The wines will be listed below in the order that he had us taste them. Note that the reds are first. Why?

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2006 Burgundy Barrel Sample Tasting

by Chuck Hayward

The following wines were presented by Frederick Wildman & Sons, LTD. Representatives (i.e. the wine maker and/or owner) of each Domaine poured the wines and answered our questions.

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An Evening with Chateaux Pichon Baron, Suduiraut and Durforts-Vivens

by Chuck Hayward

JJ Buckley Fine Wines is excited to be kicking off the New Year with an evening of great wine and food at Bacar Restaurant in San Francisco featuring special guests Jean-Rene Matignon, winemaker at Chateau Pichon Baron, Pierre Montegut, winemaker at Chateau Suduiraut, and Gonzague Lurton, proprietor at Chateau Durforts-Vivens.

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