About Ronald Rens, M.Sc., Wine Master, Bordeaux Expert and Editor-in-Chief

About Ronald Rens

Ronald is a member of the 800-year-old Jurade of Saint Emilion

Ronald is a member of the 800-year-old Jurade of Saint Emilion

Ronald is member of Hospitaliers of Pomerol

Ronald is member of Hospitaliers of Pomerol

About Ronald Rens, M.Sc., Wine Master, Bordeaux Expert
Editor-in-Chief

Dutch born Ronald Rens lives and works at Chateau Coulon Laurensac near Bordeaux in France. Ronald is a passionate Bordeaux collector, a seasoned wine educator and a published wine writer. His articles on Bordeaux have appeared in magazines all over the world. Ronald has been organizing and conducting wine tastings for over 30 years. As Editor-in-Chief of the Bordeaux Wine Magazine he had the pleasure of seeing this publication grow from a simple newsletter with 350 subscribers into a full magazine with today almost 20.000 subscribers. Since it’s founding in January 2006, this magazine has remained true to its original mission: to educate and entertain readers about Bordeaux in the most accessible and user-friendly way.

Ronald is a member of the ancient Commanderie du Bontemps

Ronald is a member of the ancient Commanderie du Bontemps

In recognition for the many years of his involvement in the Bordeaux wine world Ronald has been asked to join the ranks of the three Bordeaux’s most famous wine brotherhoods: the Jurade of Saint Emilion as well as the Hospitaliers of Pomerol and the Commanderie du Bontemps de Médoc et des Graves, de Sauternes et Barsac.
Ronald is also the President of the Bordeaux Wine Experience, a company that specializes in luxury wine and culinary tours in the Bordeaux region and is generally considered as the leading Bordeaux wine tour company.

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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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