Archive for December 6th, 2009

Cadet reporting to Madam, finally!

I have urged Cadet to write about his experience for some time, it was a surprise that he finally grant me the honor when I was least expected. 

The wine that I raved about upon my return from Bordeaux ….. 

I was reading the Wine Spectator before dinner over the weekend, and there was an article on Chateau Pontet Canet. It brought back memories of my visit at the Chateau this summer.  After the tour, Monsieur Alfred Tesseron greeted us with a warm smile and joined us for lunch in the main dining hall.  (more…)


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This is the vineyard founded by Baron Philippe Rothschild of Ch Mouton Rothschild and Robert Mondavi in 1979.   The name Opus One was chosen by Baron Philippe – Opus, a musical analogy denoting the first masterpiece of a composer.  Hence it is the masterpiece of two wine genius from the old world and the new world. (more…)

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