Ode to Châteauneuf-du-Pape

It’s only rock and roll, but I like it.  by Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles.com 28 December 2019 The bottles seemed endless. Fifteen producers had delivered three bottles for a dinner I had organized at the restaurant of the French embassy in Washington D.C. earlier this month. But the restaurant staff received 180 bottles of wine […]

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Assessing 15 vintages of Léoville Poyferré

By Panos Kakaviatos for Wine-Chronicles.com 24 January 2019 Over the last nine years, I have been organizing comprehensive verticals of top Bordeaux estates, sometimes several times in one year, and often in Washington D.C.  The most recent, a Friday evening 18 January 2019 dinner at the French embassy in Washington D.C., featured Château Léoville Poyferré, […]

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