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Eating There Is Half The Fun - Bordeaux Day 1

by Chuck Hayward

After a rather turbulent flight from San Francisco to Paris and a short layover we finally arrived in Bordeaux at around 3:30 in the afternoon this past Friday. Pleasant weather and a bit of adrenaline got us quickly to our home base in Libourne, about 30 minutes from the center of Bordeaux and a quick ten minute drive to the center of beautiful St Emilion. After a shower and change of clothes we headed out for a bite to eat.

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Au Revoir

by Chuck Hayward

I’m writing this note as I’m packing my bags for our semi-annual trip to Bordeaux. Tomorrow, six of us from JJ Buckley will make the journey to Bordeaux to taste the 2008 wines out of barrel (we depart shortly after we taste a round of 2006 Burgundies in the morning at the JJB headquarters).

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Three Ladies of Bordeaux

by Chuck Hayward

It's our pleasure to invite you to a wine event unlike any we have hosted before! The "Three Ladies of Bordeaux," Pauline Vauthier (Chateau Ausone), Coralie de Boüard (Chateau Angelus), and Juliette Bécot (Chateau Beau-Séjour Bécot) are going to be in San Francisco and only with JJ Buckley.

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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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A Taste For Life 2007

by Chuck Hayward

We are pleased to invite you to 'A Taste for Life 2007' - a 'Taste' of a different flavor.

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