HAM & CHEESE PIE [RECIPE]

HAM & CHEESE PIE [RECIPE] We recently enlisted two-star Michelin Chef Michel Roux, Jr. to create delicious, savory meals for the winter that pair well with Bordeaux wines. He suggests pairing this warm and cozy hug in a pie with a Bordeaux / Bordeaux Supérieur.He writes: An everyday wine for an everyday dish, the simplicity of this delicious family favorite can only be improved by the uncomplicated,...

Know Your Bordeaux in 2014

Know Your Bordeaux in 2014 Are you a wine newbie eager to learn more about wine in 2014? With 63 different appellations and more than 7,000 wine-producing chateaux, mastering the wines of Bordeaux may seem like a daunting task but in actuality, its one of the best regions to begin your wine adventure. Why? While we might be just a tad bit biased, it’s hard to argue Bordeaux’s position as one...

Pair Like A Pro For The Holidays!

Pair Like A Pro For The Holidays! Bordeaux Le Wine Buff, Rob Moshein, makes pairing for the holidays simple with this easy to follow guide. Whether you’re looking for red, white, rosé or sweet wines, there’s a Bordeaux to go with every dish at your holiday dinner. Got questions? Tweet us at @BordeauxWines or @AustinWineGuy! via Bordeaux Wines | Blog: Bordeaux Le Wine Buff, Rob Moshein, makes...

A Wine Buff in Bordeaux [REBLOG]

A Wine Buff in Bordeaux [REBLOG] Reblogged from HIPSTER ENOLOGY:In April of this year, Ben was given the opportunity to work for the CIVB (Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux) as one of “le wine buffs,” providing education and promotion of Bordeaux wine at events across California. Every year, the CIVB puts together a bloggers trip to Bordeaux, France. Being both a blogger and in their...

Bordeaux Wines At NYC Wine & Food Festival [EVENTS]

Bordeaux Wines At NYC Wine & Food Festival [EVENTS] What do you get when you mix a hundreds of food and wine vendors and thousands of hungry foodies? A Grand Tasting!Last month, Bordeaux Wines hit up the NYC Wine & Food Festival’s 3-Day Grand Tasting event with our fearless Le Wine Buffs Mollie Battenhouse and Tamara Gibb. While most of the attendees were familiar with Bordeaux, we had...

Duck Confit [RECIPE]

Duck Confit [RECIPE] Duck Confit2013-12-16 18:43:56Serves 8Duck confit is incredibly easy to make and so versatile when homemade and served on a bed of garlicky potatoes. It cannot fail to impress.Prep Time1 hr 30 minCook Time2 hrPrep Time1 hr 30 minCook Time2 hr8 duck legs 2 cups of good-quality coarse sea salt 6 cups duck fat (Ask your local butcher or gourmet market!) 6 sage leaves 1 sprig of...

4, 3, 2, 1! DIY Wine Wraps

4, 3, 2, 1! DIY Wine Wraps via Bordeaux Wines | Blog: Getting ready for your New Year’s Eve Party? We love these festive DIY Wine Wraps from Better Homes & Gardens! Download it for free here. For more info: 4, 3, 2, 1! DIY Wine Wraps Bordeaux Wines | Blog 4, 3, 2, 1! DIY Wine Wraps

An Introduction To Crémant

An Introduction To Crémant Bordeaux is home to a delicious array of robust red wines and luscious whites. But did you know that Bordeaux has its own sparkling? Bordeaux’s bubbly is known as Crémant de Bordeaux and it just goes to show the versatility of the region.Crémant is generally a sparkling white wine, made from a blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Muscadelle as well as some sparkling rosés....

Bordeaux Under One Roof 2013 [EVENTS]

Bordeaux Under One Roof 2013 [EVENTS] Last month, we hosted our flagship event, Bordeaux Under One Roof, featuring over a hundred value Bordeaux selected from importers across the tristate. With the distinct pleasure of hosting the first public event at the newly minted 4 World Trade Center, we knew we had to deliver a night to remember. Based on the social media stream for the evening at #bordeauxnyc...

Our Bordeaux Christmas List

Our Bordeaux Christmas List The holidays are upon us. While you toil over finding the perfect everything, let us make things a bit easier for you with this list of ten best Bordeaux wines to pair with your Christmas feast. Whether you bring them as a gift or pour them for your guests, these are sure to dazzle and help spread holiday cheer. At less than $30 dollars a bottle, these wines will be easy...

A Wine Checklist For Your Holiday Party!

A Wine Checklist For Your Holiday Party! If you’re planning to serve wine at your holiday party or dinner, you can class it up with four simple steps.1. Variety Is The Spice Of Life: Don’t stress too much about what wines you’ll pour, just make sure you have a variety of reds, whites and bubbles on the table. A bottle a person is generally a good way to guestimate how much wine one should have...

Bordeaux Survey Swag!

Bordeaux Survey Swag! With the end of the year approaching, we wanted to take a moment to give thanks to all the wonderful wine lovers who wear their Bordeaux badge with pride! Thanks to brand ambassadors like you who spread the gospel of Bordeaux to friends and family, we are one of the leading wine regions in the world!As we begin to hatch a plan for the coming near year, we want to hear from you!...

Sauternes As Your Thanksgiving Aperitif

Sauternes As Your Thanksgiving Aperitif Though Sauternes, Bordeaux’s signature sweet white wine, is often described as a dessert wine, it is in fact a perfect complement to certain savory and spicy dishes. For instance, the French regularly pair this golden, sweet wine with distinct ingredients such as foie gras and sharp cheese. Sauternes also makes for a fantastic aperitif and a great way to...

BW Interviews James Beard Award-winning Author, Dorie Greenspan!

BW Interviews James Beard Award-winning Author, Dorie Greenspan! In September 2013, we attended Foodista‘s 2013 International Food Blogger Conference in Seattle, WA, where we had the opportunity to introduce food bloggers to the world of Bordeaux wines.The event’s inspirational keynote speaker was renowned cookbook author and cookie maker, Dorie Greenspan. Though, she’s worked with culinary...

Harvest in Bordeaux [Blogger Trip]

Harvest in Bordeaux [Blogger Trip] via Bordeaux Wines | Blog: Image courtesy of Maxine Colas Last month, we hosted US wine bloggers from across the country for our annual Bordeaux Blogger Trip. On the itinerary? A full week of immersion including wine tastings, Chateau visits, dining excursions and a unique opportunity to get a behind the scenes glimpse of the Bordeaux harvest. As we like to...