Tag Archives: Bordeaux

Saint-Émilion, Message in a Bottle

Originally posted on L'OCCASION:
This story tells how the history of Saint-Émilion, the UNESCO World Heritage wine region located in Bordeaux France, provides travel inspiration. The History of Saint-Émilion In the 8th century a monk from Brittany fled?south on…

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Château Simard Saint Emilion 1996

My choice of this wine was influenced by several factors:- I have never had a twenty year old wine before. I have visited 11th Century village of Saint Emilion on several occasions and fell in love with the place. I … Continue reading

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Drink up! Hard truths about ageing wine

Originally posted on The Wine Culturist:
Now we’re not committing any more heinous wine storage crimes it’s time to talk about which wines you should and shouldn’t be keeping. This is a topic which constantly comes up when I host…

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