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Bordeaux 2010: You've Got Questions, We'll Get Answers!

by Chuck Hayward

Each year, our team of wine specialists spends a week in Bordeaux at En Primeurs, meeting with winemakers, Chateau owners and negociants on both banks. We taste literally hundreds of wines during the course of the week, make our tasting notes, and choose what we'll offer on futures that year.

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Next Stop: Bordeaux

by Chuck Hayward

I'm writing this from the tiny town of Vougeot in Burgundy, France where my team and I have been visiting top domaines and tasting all week. At the same time, another JJ Buckley team has arrived into Bordeaux and is heading to dinner at Chateau Lagrange - I know it sounds 'rough', but I promise you, it really is a lot of hard work (and a long time to be gone from your wife and kids!)

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