China and Bordeaux: how the wine bubble burst

On Suzanne Mustacich’s Thirsty Dragon China’s Lust for Bordeaux and the Threat to the World’s Best Wines 29 January 2016 Book review by Panos Kakaviatos for I recall enjoying a 1982 and a 2003 Leoville Poyferre at the lovely Saint Julien restaurant with chateau owner Didier Cuvelier and a Chinese merchant back in April […]

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Bordeaux 1966, fifty years on (and other surprises)

By Panos Kakaviatos for  13 January 2016 I have to thank my lucky stars for the great wine loving friends I have in Washington D.C. Since I am turning … 50 in December this year, I wanted to organize a 1966 dinner. And so six of us gathered at the famous wine friendly restaurant […]

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DC winos ring in 2016 with fabulous wines

By Panos Kakaviatos for 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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