Fit for a wine groundhog 2017

Top Bordeaux back to 1970, with Marla Maples By Panos Kakaviatos for Wine-Chronicles.com  3 February 2017 Bravo to Kevin Shin for making this happen. The DCWino is in top form. And I got to meet some new wine-loving friends in the area as well as seeing old friends. Once again, we found ourselves at Ripple. […]

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Bordeaux 1966: 50 years on

By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles.com 9 December 2016 Wine is a drink for civilized discourse, as I found out yet again, close to my 50th birthday, over dinner with friends and family, with a horizontal of mostly 1966 Bordeaux. Host Olivier Bernard of Domaine de Chevalier has a justified reputation as being savvy, gentlemanly, suave, fun […]

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DC winos ring in 2016 with fabulous wines

By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles.com 9 January 2016 Welcome 2016! And a very special holiday dinner. Like minded wine loving friends from my hometown of Washington D.C. get together to appreciate great wines, simply, with fine food. It turned out to be almost too fast paced, as we could have taken a bit more time […]

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Gruaud Larose 2000

Yet more proof (is it really needed?) of why fine Bordeaux is so age worthy… By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles.com 6 October 2015 Gruaud Larose. An excellent Bordeaux, a second growth from Saint Julien. I have always enjoyed the wines from this property. In a blind tasting of both the second and first wine, from […]

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