Holiday friendship and wine

From grand cru Burgundy, to top Bordeaux and exquisite Champagne, I may have had enough wine for 2020 ūüėČ By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles.com¬† 13 January 2020 Once a year, old friends gather for a final holidays feast with excellent wines, and this year’s gathering was no exception. Ken Brown coordinated this year’s dinner at […]

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Clos Vougeot: 2008 to 1989

By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles.com¬† 29 May 2018 The name evokes legends. And the ch√Ęteau is a beautiful place, as you can see in the picture I took this past March,¬†for part of a fantastic week of the¬†Grand Jours de Bourgogne. The day was 22 March 2018, and the tasting? A vertical for media only, […]

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Clos Vougeot vertical 2005-1985

By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles.com¬† 23 March 2016 What better place to taste Clos Vougeot than at Clos Vougeot? Part of the fantastic week here at the Grand Jours de Bourgogne included a media invite for a vertical of this famous appellation, from a variety of estates stretching from 2005 to 1985. A few months […]

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33 Clos Vougeots from 2013

By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles.com 14 November 2015 Special note: I meant to publish this today, as I am in Beaune for the 155th Hospices de Beaune wine auction. While eating excellent Japanese sushi at Sushi Kai in Beaune last night, I got CNN alerts about terrorist attacks in Paris, which have proven to be […]

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