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Kevin's Place: Red Bordeaux—Expensive and Confusing?Nope… Hints to “Bank” On

Kevin's Place: Red Bordeaux—Expensive and Confusing?Nope… Hints to “Bank” On | Bordeaux Wines Weekly | Scoop.it

Customers are afraid of the Bordeaux section because first, they figure it will be expensive, and second, they don’t understand what they are reading on the label. Have no fear. Simply put, a red Bordeaux wine is a wine produced in the Bordeaux region of France. It is the largest French wine producing area, composed of over 120,000 hectares of vineyards and producing over 700 million bottles of wine each year.

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Yes, Bordeaux wines are also affordable. Let's get to know more about these wines... 

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Nicolle Croft's curator insight, April 24, 2013 3:16 AM

There are small independent producers making great affordable wine in Bordeaux. Don't forget them, they are the ones in the shadow of the Grand Crus that are always in the bright limelight. The Small producers are the ral authentic wine producers of Bordeaux - with stained hands and soil on their shoes!

DiscoverVin's curator insight, January 11, 3:38 PM

The meassage is clear. There are many excellent and good-value small Bordeaux producers.

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Bordeaux – The Times, They Are A’ Changin’ by Edward Korry | in the Mix Magazine

Bordeaux – The Times, They Are A’ Changin’ by Edward Korry | in the Mix Magazine | Bordeaux Wines Weekly | Scoop.it
Bordeaux is France’s largest PDO (AOC) region, representing three percent of Europe’s vineyards, 60 appellations and six families of wines: dry white wines, Bordeaux and Bordeaux Supérieur, the newly-formed Côtes de Bordeaux, Saint...
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Bordeaux 2009 and 2010: Fantastic Vintages

Bordeaux 2009 and 2010: Fantastic Vintages | Bordeaux Wines Weekly | Scoop.it
According to no less than Robert Parker at the Wine Advocate, 2009 and 2010 are two of the best vintages of Bordeaux "in [his] career", and others
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A great article on the 2009 and 2010 vintages, with some great suggestions of affordable and good quality wines, especially from the Bordeaux Supérieur appellation, which represents 55% of the annual wine production in Bordeaux.

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Grand Millesime : Chateau Ballan-Larquette - tremendous value White and Red Bordeaux | Brèves de scoop

Grand Millesime : Chateau Ballan-Larquette - tremendous value White and Red Bordeaux | Brèves de scoop | Bordeaux Wines Weekly | Scoop.it
Despite what you might think I am (probably) not crazy... Every now and then something comes along that makes you think out of the box.
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Château Coutet, Sauternes Bordeaux Wine (VIDEO) | Wine Oh TV ...

Château Coutet, Sauternes Bordeaux Wine (VIDEO) | Wine Oh TV ... | Bordeaux Wines Weekly | Scoop.it
Baly gives us all a reason to consider rethinking some of those tired Bordeaux wine traditions and shows us why saving the best for last doesn't always work. When it comes to Sauternes you might want to serve dessert first, ...
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Kevin's Place: Red Bordeaux—Expensive and Confusing?Nope… Hints to “Bank” On

Kevin's Place: Red Bordeaux—Expensive and Confusing?Nope… Hints to “Bank” On | Bordeaux Wines Weekly | Scoop.it

Customers are afraid of the Bordeaux section because first, they figure it will be expensive, and second, they don’t understand what they are reading on the label. Have no fear. Simply put, a red Bordeaux wine is a wine produced in the Bordeaux region of France. It is the largest French wine producing area, composed of over 120,000 hectares of vineyards and producing over 700 million bottles of wine each year.

Romain Vollant's insight:

Yes, Bordeaux wines are also affordable. Let's get to know more about these wines... 

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Nicolle Croft's curator insight, April 24, 2013 3:16 AM

There are small independent producers making great affordable wine in Bordeaux. Don't forget them, they are the ones in the shadow of the Grand Crus that are always in the bright limelight. The Small producers are the ral authentic wine producers of Bordeaux - with stained hands and soil on their shoes!

DiscoverVin's curator insight, January 11, 3:38 PM

The meassage is clear. There are many excellent and good-value small Bordeaux producers.

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Robert Parker 2010 Bordeaux Scores Out. 10 Wines hit 100 Points!

Robert Parker 2010 Bordeaux Scores Out. 10 Wines hit 100 Points! | Bordeaux Wines Weekly | Scoop.it
Robert Parker 2010 Bordeaux scores are out. 10 wines hit 100 Pts, 8 make it all the way to 99 Pts.
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Thanks to Jeff Leve for this article!

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Bordeaux Red Wine with Roast Partridge with Whisky and Ginger Sauce | Bordeaux Undiscovered – Nick's Blog

Bordeaux Red Wine with Roast Partridge with Whisky and Ginger Sauce | Bordeaux Undiscovered – Nick's Blog | Bordeaux Wines Weekly | Scoop.it
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Great recipes suggested by Bordeaux Unidscovered.

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Accessible, Affordable, Amazing Bordeaux Wines

Accessible, Affordable, Amazing Bordeaux Wines | Bordeaux Wines Weekly | Scoop.it

The very name “Bordeaux” conjures up the image of a glass of wine. For everyone who loves wine from this region, located in the Southwest part of France, and for everyone who wishes they knew more about the world’s most famous wine region, “A Goldmine of Planet Bordeaux,” an event sponsored by the Bordeaux & Bordeaux Superieur Winemakers’ Association, offers a unique opportunity to discover the most accessible, affordable and delicious wines that Bordeaux has to offer. Every one of the 60 wines selected for these events in New York (March 5, Metropolitan Pavilion) and Chicago (April 19, The Skydeck in Willis Tower) represents value for money and are readily available in the United States.

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Getting to know these affordable wines from Bordeaux and Bordeaux Supérieur appellations!

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