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Chateau de Sours Rosé 2011 – 22.01.13 | Michael Olivier

Chateau de Sours Rosé 2011 – 22.01.13 | Michael Olivier | Planet Bordeaux - The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux | Scoop.it
The Vineyards of Chateau de Sours Situated high up on a commanding limestone plateau just to the south-west of Libourne and Pomerol and facing St. Emilion,
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An article written by Michael Olivier. Everything about Château de Sours is here.

For more wine reviews about Michael Olivier, check out on michaelolivier.co.za

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Gordon Ramsay Group to open Bordeaux restaurant

Gordon Ramsay Group to open Bordeaux restaurant | Planet Bordeaux - The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux | Scoop.it
The Gordon Ramsay Group is opening a restaurant in Bordeaux through its partnership with the Financière Immobilière Bordelaise (FIB) Group. 
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Gordon Ramsay in Bordeaux

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Gordon Ramsay Group to open Bordeaux restaurant

Gordon Ramsay Group to open Bordeaux restaurant | Planet Bordeaux - The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux | Scoop.it
The Gordon Ramsay Group is opening a restaurant in Bordeaux through its partnership with the Financière Immobilière Bordelaise (FIB) Group. 
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Tastingbook releases 'Top 100 Bordeaux 2014 Vintage' list - The Malaysian Insider

Tastingbook releases 'Top 100 Bordeaux 2014 Vintage' list - The Malaysian Insider | Planet Bordeaux - The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux | Scoop.it
After having attended the Primeur Week in Bordeaux, at which representatives tasted over 400 wines, Tastingbook selected the best 100 and announced their…
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Bordeaux Wines | Blog | Springtime in Bordeaux

Bordeaux Wines | Blog | Springtime in Bordeaux | Planet Bordeaux - The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux | Scoop.it
For Bordeaux’s winemakers, spring is an important – and busy! – step toward a great harvest
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April 2015 Wine of the Month Club's Limited Series: Bordeaux Blanc, 2013. Grand Verdus - YouTube

This April, we’re bringing you the best in the Limited Series Monthly Wine Club. Learn about this month’s excellent selection of wines, the Limited series mo...
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Tasting : Le Grand Verdus, White Bordeaux

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Air France sponsors Bordeaux wine fair

Air France sponsors Bordeaux wine fair | Planet Bordeaux - The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux | Scoop.it
Air France signed a sponsorship agreement with Vinexpo, the international wine and spirits fair taking place this year in Bordeaux.
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Vinexpo coming soon : here news about the event

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Le Grand Cercle des Vins de Bordeaux Wine Tasting - Dallas

Le Grand Cercle des Vins de Bordeaux Wine Tasting - Dallas | Planet Bordeaux - The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux | Scoop.it
 For New York, click here - For Los Angeles, click here

 
Le Grand Cercle des Vins de BordeauxGrand Tasting Event
Wednesday, April 22nd, 20156PM - 8PM
CityPlace42nd floor2711 North Haskell AvenueDallas Texas 75204 
On Wednesday April 22nd, for one night only, 36 of the best wineries from the fam
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Tasting Event in Dallas.

Bordeaux Supérieur will be present with Balthus and Grands Vins de Reignac.

 

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Wine Terms: Bordeaux Supérieur - The French Cellar

Wine Terms: Bordeaux Supérieur - The French Cellar | Planet Bordeaux - The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux | Scoop.it
You may have seen the term ‘Bordeaux Supérieur’ on a wine label   What would you think if you saw the term ‘Bordeaux Supérieur’ on a wine’s label? Does it give you the impression that it is superior to other Bordeaux wines?
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Understand a label : Bordeaux and Bordeaux Superior

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2013 White Bordeaux Alphabetical Listing | Alphabetical Listing | News & Features | Wine Spectator

2013 White Bordeaux Alphabetical Listing | Alphabetical Listing | News & Features | Wine Spectator | Planet Bordeaux - The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux | Scoop.it
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Here, find some White Bordeaux like Château d'Arsac, Château Bonnet, Château Cantenac-Brown, Domaine de Chevalier, Cos d'Estournel, Château Gillet, Château Monbousquet and others

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Meet the Sommelier: MICHAEL MADRIGALE of Dinex Group by Chef Daniel ... - Broadway World

Meet Sommelier Michael Madrigale of Chef Daniel Boulud's 'Dinex Group.'
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'Rare' vintage adds sweet finish to record low Bordeaux harvest - Malay Mail Online

'Rare' vintage adds sweet finish to record low Bordeaux harvest - Malay Mail Online | Planet Bordeaux - The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux | Scoop.it
BORDEAUX, Dec 17 — It was another poor harvest this year for that most famous of French wines, but Bordeaux enthusiasts can celebrate a “rare” vintage blessed by an abundance of autumn sun, local producers say.
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Vinexpo 2015 in Bordeaux

World's largest #wine fair takes place in 120 days; it's only held once every 2 years #Bordeaux #France #Vinexpo http://t.co/Ek7V74lvkl
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Vinexpo coming soon in Bordeaux !

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Find wine tasting and food and wine events - Decanter Events | decanter.com

Find wine tasting and food and wine events - Decanter Events | decanter.com | Planet Bordeaux - The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux | Scoop.it
A comprehesive list of wine events, including Decanter Fine Wine Encounter, Decanter Taste of ..., Decanter trade tastings and many more throughout the year
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Bordeaux Wines | Blog | An Intro To Bordeaux For HarlemEatUp

Bordeaux Wines | Blog | An Intro To Bordeaux For HarlemEatUp | Planet Bordeaux - The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux | Scoop.it
An easy to read infographic to get to know Bordeaux.
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Bordeaux - Bordeaux Basics | Wine 101

Bordeaux - Bordeaux Basics | Wine 101 | Planet Bordeaux - The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux | Scoop.it
Understand Bordeaux wine from France and the difference between wines made on the left bank and wines made on the right bank.
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EVENT OF THE MONTH

EVENT OF THE MONTH | Planet Bordeaux - The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux | Scoop.it
Set up  in 1976, the Challenge International du Vin is organised by the C.D.V. (Concours Des Vins -an association in compliance with the law of 1901) located at Bourg, near Bordeaux (France). Its m...
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A new event is coming soon in the Bordeaux Wine Region !

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Why Sommeliers Matter More Than Wine Scores

Why you should ignore wine scores and listen to your sommelier.
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Consumers are looking more to somms than scores for wine advice

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Making the Most of Your Trip to Bordeaux

Making the Most of Your Trip to Bordeaux | Planet Bordeaux - The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux | Scoop.it
As one of the largest wine regions, Bordeaux offers a myriad of different wines to satisfy just about any palate and any budget.
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Bordeaux is a fascinating wine region to visit. It is approximately a three hour drive southwest of Paris. Enjoy big, structured Cabernet Sauvignon wines showing black currants on the left Bank, soft rich Merlot-based wines showing dark cherry and plum on the Right Bank or delicious dessert wines just to the south. You will be among some of the world’s greatest and most historic wines.

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2015 Oscars of Summer Winners

2015 Oscars of Summer  Winners | Planet Bordeaux - The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux | Scoop.it

s Each year, the Oscars of Summer competition awards the top six wines in the 2014 vintage in: Bordeaux Blanc – cool and vibrant Bordeaux Rosé – fruity and refreshing Bordeaux Clairet – luscious and ...

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2015 Oscars of Summer Winners

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Bordeaux Wines | Blog | Scenes From The Vineyard Spring Edition: Trellising Grapevines

Bordeaux Wines | Blog | Scenes From The Vineyard Spring Edition: Trellising Grapevines | Planet Bordeaux - The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux | Scoop.it
What's happening in the vineyard in Spring?
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Bordeaux month by month

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The Bordeaux wine region is a natural wonder, with human help - The Australian

The Bordeaux wine region is a natural wonder, with human help - The Australian | Planet Bordeaux - The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux | Scoop.it
SOME fine wine regions are born into greatness, products of a superb natural environment and climate that, given a great variety or two, create wines for the ages. Others, equally spectacular, are a product of circumstance.
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Bordeaux, the world’s most famous wine region, is another that has progressively built its reputation through manmade improvements to the land and refinements to the winemaking style

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About Sauvignon Blanc Wine - Taste, Regions and Food Pairing | Wine Folly

About Sauvignon Blanc Wine - Taste, Regions and Food Pairing | Wine Folly | Planet Bordeaux - The Heart & Soul of Bordeaux | Scoop.it
Sauvignon Blanc is one of the most popular wine grapes in the world. Its flavor characteristics range from green herbaceous notes to ripe stone fruits. Learn about the various styles of Sauvignon Blanc wine and how to best pair it with food.
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Focus on the Sauvignon Blanc : characteristic, taste and pairing.

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How well do you know Bordeaux wines? - YouTube

Whether you're a longtime Bordeaux lover or a curious wine newbie, we invite you to re-discover the wines of Bordeaux. From centuries of tradition combined w...
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