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¬† 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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Domaine Mugneret-Gibourg Les Chaignots Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru 2009

By Panos Kakaviatos for 2 June 2015 I have been to Domaine Mugneret-Gibourg on several occasions and the wines from this estate are terrific. Sisters Marie Andr√©e and Marie-Christine run the estate, which was once run by their father the late Dr. Georges Mugneret. The style is suave yet with structure for aging. Friend […]

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From Barolo 1964 to Palmer 2002: wine with friends

By Panos Kakaviatos for 25 May 2015 Long weekends, friends and wine. A balmy summer-like evening, time for barbecue as well. We were 8 altogether and enjoyed 10 wines spanning 50 years. Wines in bold I liked particularly, when red and bold even more and when underlined, too, wine nirvana. Flight One / Champagne […]

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