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Wine and Cheese

Wine and cheese are two of life’s great culinary pleasures, and finding the perfect match can be a delicious endeavor. As with any wine and food pairing, there are a number of considerations, such as texture, acidity, fat and tannin. Rather than complicating the topic with exotic matches like Garrotxa and Meursault, we have broken … Continue reading Wine and Cheese

Pairing Food and Wine: Approaches and Guidelines

When it comes to food and wine pairings, there are those who carelessly match any dish with any libation and those who painstakingly try to balance the flavors of the food with the perfect wine. No matter where you land on the spectrum, there are some dishes that remain challenging (potluck, anyone?), so having knowledge … Continue reading Pairing Food and Wine: Approaches and Guidelines

1787 Bordeaux January 2015 Limited Release

Based on: CHÂTEAU LAFITE, 1787 — $156,450 Per Bottle  1787 is ancient, especially considering this  Bordeaux was sold in 1985. Even the best Bordeaux only lasts about 50 years. So 200 years?  Why the hefty price tag? Well, this particular bottle had the initial Th.J. etched into it. That’s right, Jefferson was a hard-core oenophile. … Continue reading 1787 Bordeaux January 2015 Limited Release

Shrieking Beagle February 2014 Limited Release

RESERVE NOW Based On: Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon 1992 – $500, 000 Per Bottle Screaming Eagle Cabernet is actually the most expensive wine in the world. During a charity wine auction in the year 2000, this wine got the highest bid. It actually has a price tag of $500, 000. This was once a vintage bottle that … Continue reading Shrieking Beagle February 2014 Limited Release

Margo’s Cottage March Limited Release

Based On: Chateau Margaux $225, 000 Per Bottle This 227 year old wine is in the Most Expensive Bottle of Wine Never Sold category. Chateau Margaux is one of the oldest and most-esteemed labels in the world. In 1989, the bottle collided with a tray at a wine dinner and New York wine merchant William … Continue reading Margo’s Cottage March Limited Release

1811 April Limited Release

April 2014. Based On: Chateau d’Yquem. $117, 000 Per Bottle From 1811 – this “new” bottle of Chateau d’Yquem—a blend of Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc—became the most expensive white wine in history. And the crazy thing is, it actually is drinkable. Though, obviously, it will not be consumed. The man who bought it, Christian Vanneque, … Continue reading 1811 April Limited Release