Archive for June, 2007


Thursday, June 28th, 2007

Over on my personal blog I mentioned that if you see no other movie this summer, Ratatouille should make it to the top of your list of movies to see. For the oenophiles, you will appreciate a scene where two characters get drunk on ’61 Latour and a food critic orders a bottle of ’47 Cheval Blanc. These two wines are massive, 100 point, exclusive wines of the 20th century. Touché Pixar.

Guide to Large Format Bottles

Monday, June 25th, 2007

Please visit the following link for a guide to large format bottles.

Zeitgeit of Napa Valley Terroir

Tuesday, June 19th, 2007

The following article is a whimsical retrospective on what makes Napa Valley wines special.

WinePod on CNN!

Tuesday, June 12th, 2007

You can’t buy press this good. This short segment (look for WinePods link) runs on CNN’s Pioneers program.

1994 Dominus Soars In Auction Market

Wednesday, June 6th, 2007

I just came across the following article from Wine Spectator, published in March 2007, that shows the appreciation of the 1994 vintage of Dominus in the auction market. From its release price of $75, the 1994 has recently fetched as much as $319 a bottle. Thankfully I have one bottle left…now the question is to drink or to sell!