Steak Tartare Wine Pairing

I confess, steak tartare is my guilty pleasure. So much that it has become my first meal every time I travel back to France. After landing in Paris Charles De Gaulle airport, I quickly Uber over to one of my favorite restaurants on Place Dauphine near Notre-Dame and cheerfully order my steak tartare. Best …

Wine Stories [Part 4]

STEALING IS BAD… STEALING WINE IS WORSE! Large wine presses, barrels and old bottling equipment demonstrate how much work was involved before wine could reach the palate. Making wine today is no picnic, and it sure wasn’t 500 years ago! Wine was considered a “divine” drink that only the most …

Wine Bottle Shapes And Sizes

All wine bottles are not created equal! Their physical shape differs greatly from one another based on the type of wine they carry. Some wine bottle shapes are long and thin, others are short and fat… but don’t worry, I will not hurt their feelings by comparing their looks, because …

Alleged Massive Wine Fraud Shakes Burgundy

How would you feel if after buying a Lexus HS 250h, someone told you the car you’re driving is nothing more than a Toyota Corolla? Even if this is partially true, you would still feel cheated and angry. This marketing sham is applied in various industries, and wine is no …