cool ryder
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cool ryder

The Ryder Cup, which starts this Thursday, pits the top 12 golfers from the US against the top 12 in Europe. For this year’s official wine, Mouton Cadet partnered with golf course architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. to design this year’s limited edition bottle. I like the parallel that the course architect makes between golf and wine: “A golf … Continue reading

bordeaux bottle quest
free run juice

bordeaux bottle quest

I recently went on an expedition for Bordeaux Wines to see how you could navigate wine store shelves to pick some great Bordeaux bottles for all different tastes. With over 40 appellations, Bordeaux can be a confusing wine region but it’s totally worth exploring to find the incredibly complex and extraordinarily delicious wines. whites Bordeaux wines are all about the … Continue reading

je suis grapefriend
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je suis grapefriend

All we can do now is celebrate what the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists contributed to the world. Three of the cartoonists who were killed in the attacks last week–editor-in-chief Stéphane Charbonnier, Georges Wolinski and Bernard Verlhac–also created wine labels for Gérard Descrambe, a Bordeaux winemaker. The labels are funny, bold, and mostly pretty bawdy too. Descrambe … Continue reading