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 INTRODUCTION I previously published a brief note on the 2011 Burgundy vintage where I called it “The Surprise Vintage” (To read that article click here). The weather conditions in 2011 were very unique even for Burgundy. Consider this quote from Aubert de Villaine, Co-Director of Domaine de la Romanée Conti, which was highlighted at the […]

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  CELEBRATING 50 YEARS:  A CALIFORNIA TREASURE On a recent visit to Ridge Vineyards I met with Paul Draper, CEO/Winemaker, and Eric Braugher, VP Wine Making Monte Bello, and tasted some 2011s out of barrel as well as some bottled wines from 2010 back to 1992. The 2011 vintage presented some challenging weather conditions, but, […]

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