Conversation with Louis-Fabrice Latour, President of Maison Louis Latour

Louis-Fabrice Latour is the seventh generation to run the family-owned Louis Latour business, taking over as President in 1999. Born in Beaune in 1964, he is the son of Louis Latour, current Chairman of Maison Louis Latour. Louis-Fabrice is president of the association of Burgundy négociants and president of the…

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2011 Hospice du Rhone Seminar – The Rhone Valley

The first seminar from the 2011 Hospice du Rhone, was designed as an introduction to the Rhone Valley at large, the 2nd largest wine producing region in France. As with an introduction to anything, there is no way to fully cover the Rhone Valley in a single seminar. Thus, three…

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The Rigorous Life of a Wine Critic: Josh Raynolds

As the Assistant Editor of Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar (IWC) and a contributor to winophilia.com, Tanzer’s online wine magazine, Josh is a very busy guy. He has been responsible for the IWC’s annual reviews of the wines of California’s Sonoma Valley and Central Coast, Oregon, Chile, Spain, France’s Loire…

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Lot Series with Cameron Hughes

Cameron Hughes makes a “lot” of wine. Growing up in Modesto, California, wine was never far from Cameron’s line of sight. In fact, his entry into the wine business could have easily been considered a foregone conclusion. His father, Steve Hughes invited him to work one summer in support of…

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Tour of Chile – The Bonus Reel

Join us as Jay sits down with his fellow journalist to discuss their terrific trip to Chile’s wine Country. For More Information: Sponsor: Wine Berserkers – Wine Board: www.wineberserkers.com Click Below to Play the Show: Show #292 (19:38min 14MB) Fed By: GrapeRadio – Wine Talk Show

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Tour of Chile – Part 3

Join us for Part 3, as we talk with representatives from Viña Santa Rita, Concha Y Toro, Veramonte, and Casablanca. For More Information: For More Information: www.santarita.com/international/home Concha Y Toro – www.conchaytoro.com Veramonte – www.veramonte.com Casablanca – www.casablancawinery.com Sponsor: Wine Berserkers – Wine Board: www.wineberserkers.com Click Below to Play the…

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Tour of Chile – Part 2

Join us for Part 2, as we talk with representatives from Casa Lapostolle, Viña Montes, Viñedos y Bodega Apaltagua, and Cousiño Macul. For More Information: www.casalapostolle.com Viñedos y Bodega Apaltagua – www.apaltagua.com Cousiño Macul – www.cousinomacul.com Viña Montes – www.monteswines.com Sponsor: Wine Berserkers – Wine Board: www.wineberserkers.com Click Below to…

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Tour of Chile – Part 1

Although it is considered New World, Chile has been growing wine since the 16th century, when the Spanish conquistadors brought vitis vinifera vines with them during their colonization of the region. About the mid-18th century, several French grape varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Carmenère were also introduced to…

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Discover Piedmont

The Piemonte wine region lies in the northwestern corner of Italy. The Piedmont produces more DOC/G wines by volume than any other Italian wine region with nearly 84% of all the areas wine production falling under a DOC/G designation. While Barbera is the most widely-planted grape in the region, Nebbiolo…

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Napa Road Trip

Like the grapes themselves, every year seems to bring a new crop of wineries to California. And, while Napa Valley is no exception, we recently found a couple of not-so-newcomers to the region, Sommerston and Hidden Ridge, who have been doing some interesting things, if a bit undetected. First, we’ll…

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