Monthly Archives: November 2013

Vertical tasting of Guigal La Turque

In September-October last year, the Swedish importer of Guigal (Vinunic) hosted a series of three Guigal Masterclasses. I blogged about the white wine Masterclass a long time ago, a short time after it happened, and recently about the Masterclass featuring the red … Continue reading

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Red 2007 Guigal Masterclass

In September-October last year, the Swedish importer of Guigal (they’re called Vinunic) arranged a series of three Masterclasses with Guigal wines. I did write a blog post about the white wine Masterclass, but for some unfathomable reason I never got around to … Continue reading

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2012s and other wines from Kloster Eberbach – a traditional Rheingau producer in top shape

A couple of weeks ago I attended a tasting of wines from Kloster Eberbach moderated by their CEO Dieter Greiner, on invitation by their new Swedish importer Bibendum. At this tasting, I represented BKWine, where my feature was published recently. Here … Continue reading

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Three wines from Pierre Usseglio including two 2011s

A couple of days ago I tasted three wines from Domaine Pierre Usseglio in vintages that were launched by a (French-)Swedish wine dealer called Caviste. Usseglio is primarily a Châteauneuf-du-Pape producer, but also makes wines from some other surrounding appellations. With the … Continue reading

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Guigal Château d’Ampuis 1995-2009 – vertical tasting of 15 vintages

One week ago I arranged a tasting that I have been considering for quite some time, a vertical tasting of Guigal‘s Château d’Ampuis. This means that we’re in Côte-Rôtie in the northernmost part of Northern Rhône, close to the town of Ampuis, which means that we’re … Continue reading

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