Margaret Rens, M.Sc., Wine Master, Culinary Expert and Executive editor

About Margaret Rens

About Margaret Rens, M.Sc., Wine Master, Culinary Expert
Executive editor

Dutch born Margaret Rens MSc. moved 15 years ago with her family to Bordeaux in the heart of French wine country. An avid cook and wine lover she writes about French cuisine and wine pairing for several international publications and websites like The Bordeaux Wine Blog. Over the years she has collected a large number of recipes that she is currently putting together in a book. When she is not in the kitchen, writing, or renovating their 18th century chateau Margaret assists with organizing wine and culinary tours to the Bordeaux region for The Bordeaux Wine Experience.

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

    Chateau Pavie 2018 The horses were working diligently to plough the vineyard at Pavie when we were there under a beautiful sunshine. For me there is always a special Dutch link with the chateau because Gérard Perse’s wife is from the Netherlands. Aromes de Pavie 2018 (17,5 points) Chateau Pavie 2018 (19 points) [65%... Read more »

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

     Chateau Ausone 2018 tasting notes and ratings Chateau Ausone 2018 (20- points) Ausone is unique in many ways. The chateau simply seems to dominate the village and the vineyards of Saint Emilion. And the wines produced here are among the best of the Right Bank, often leading the pack. I tasted at... Read more »

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    Chateau Haut Brion 2018 (white wines) tasting notes on futures and ratings “en primeur” by Ronald Rens, M.Sc., Wine Master, Bordeaux Expert

    Haut Brion 2018 white wines Chateau La Mission Haut Brion 2018 (white wines) La Clarté de Haut Brion 2018, serves as the second wine for both Haut Brion Blanc and La Mission Haut Brion Blanc (17+ points) [20,8% Sauvignon Blanc and 79,2% Semillon] [caption id="attachment_823" align="alignright" width="450"] Ronald Rens, tasting the Haut Brion 2018... Read more »

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