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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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The Things We Do For Wine - Bordeaux Day 5

by Chuck Hayward

Today marked Team JJBuckley's first official UGC tasting of the trip. Up until now, we've spent our time in private Chateau and negociant tastings and this would be our first foray into a traditional trade show, tasting shoulder to shoulder alongside our peers from around the world who had arrived at Chateau Batailley eager to get first impressions of Pauillac, St. Estephe and St. Julien wines from the '09 vintage.

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