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  • Chateau Cheval Blanc 2018 tasting notes on futures and ratings “en primeur” by Ronald Rens, M.Sc., Wine Master, Bordeaux Expert

    Cheval Blanc 2018 2018 tasting notes on futures and ratings “en primeur” by Ronald Rens, M.Sc., Wine Master, Bordeaux Expert

    Chateau Cheval Blanc 2018 tasting notes on futures and ratings “en primeur” by Ronald Rens, M.Sc., Wine Master, Bordeaux Expert  “Cheval Blanc 2018: definitely my wine of the vintage on the Right Bank” Tasting the excellent Cheval Blanc 2018 with a very happy Pierre Lurton If the mood of...

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  • Chateau Lafite Rothschild 2018 tasting notes on futures and ratings “en primeur” by Ronald Rens, M.Sc., Wine Master, Bordeaux Expert

    Lafite Rothschild 2018 tasting notes on futures and ratings “en primeur” by Ronald Rens, M.Sc., Wine Master, Bordeaux Expert

    Chateau Lafite Rothschild 2018 tasting notes on futures and ratings “en primeur” by Ronald Rens, M.Sc., Wine Master, Bordeaux Expert “Lafite Rothschild 2018, definitely my Left Bank wine of the vintage” Ronald with Eric Kohler the technical director at Lafite Rothschild The big smile on Eric Kohler’s face said it all...

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  • Chateau Margaux 2018 tasting notes on futures and ratings “en primeur” by Ronald Rens, M.Sc., Wine Master, Bordeaux Expert

    Chateau Margaux 2018 tasting notes on futures and ratings “en primeur” by Ronald Rens, M.Sc., Wine Master, Bordeaux Expert

    “A  monumental Chateau Margaux 2018!” Chateau Margaux 2018 tasting notes + ratings Driving up to Chateau Margaux remains an experience, even after having been there so many times. The purity of the Palladian architecture strikes me every time. And the purity and the elegance seem to be reflected in...

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  • Ronald at Lafite Rothschild to taste the vintage 2018

    Lafite Rothschild 2017 tasting notes and ratings by Ronald Rens, M.Sc., Wine Master, Bordeaux Expert

    Lafite Rothschild 2017 tasting notes and ratings by Ronald Rens, M.Sc., Wine Master, Bordeaux Expert By Ronald Rens, President of The Bordeaux Wine Experience, the leading Bordeaux Wine Tour Company  Ronald with Christophe Congé, the winemaker at Lafite Rothschild Driving up to Lafite Rothschild is always a pleasure for me....

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  • Château Angélus (Saint Emilion) converting to organic status

    For over 15 years now, Château Angélus has endeavored to protect its eco-system, limit its sprays, and establish an approach to ensure that a preserved natural environment is passed on to future generations. All of this, backed up by scientific reasoning and technical follow-up. Three years ago, Château Bellevue,...

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  • Smith Haut Lafitte optimistic about the Bordeaux 2017 vintage

    Decidedly different from other vintages ending in 7, and a very nice surprise. The winter of 2016-2017 started out cold, going on to show a major water deficit (30% less precipitation than usual) and temperatures 2°C above average starting in February. The warm, dry soil led to early bud...

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  • Margaret with Bordeaux Mayor Alain Juppé at the official opening of Vinexpo

    Vinexpo to launch a new event in Paris

    Vinexpo reveals dates for the next Bordeaux exhibition, and announces the launch of a new Paris event in 2020 as part of the Group’s ongoing expansion strategy. The Group’s strategy is based on creating solutions for clients and opportunities for growth, with the aim of strengthening the company’s position...

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  • Tasting Angelus with the owner on our Bordeaux Wine Tours

    Saint Emilion First Growth Angelus optimistic about the 2017 Harvest

    2017, a vintage bursting with fresh fruit aromatics Generous crop yields in a difficult context After a very favourable start to the growing season with a very early bud-break, the vine cycle was delayed at the end of April by a frost which hit the Bordeaux region very severely....

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  • Grandiose Cheese Soufflé

    Have you ever imagined serving a beautiful puffed up golden brown cheese soufflé as a starter for your dinner party? I know I have for a long time but I was always reluctant to act upon my dream. I was afraid the soufflé would turn into a nightmare with...

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