France, Bordeaux: Cheval Blanc 1985-2015

When Bernard Arnault / LVMH took over the illustrious A-list Cheval Blanc vineyard in 1998, one had to ask what potential could be revealed here that wasn’t already making the...

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8 Best Wines From 2017 Bordeaux En Primeur

We dropped our latest Issue of The Wine Advocate on Friday, and with it, editor-in-chief Lisa Perrotti-Brown’s much-anticipated en primeur report....

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Bordeaux 2017 Preview Report: The Gemini Wines

If you’re a Gemini like me, perhaps you know the story behind the twins that symbolize this astrological sign. In versions of Greek and Roman mythology, Leda, the Queen of...

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Bordeaux 2017: An Early View

Our EIC is already making her way through the region....

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France, Bordeaux: 2015 in Bottle

The 2015 vintage came as a relief for the Bordelais whose “Vintage of the Century” banners were getting a bit dusty, locked away in the cupboard since 2010. In retrospect,...

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7 Bordeaux Red Wine Bargains for 2015

These beauties all come in under $50 or less....

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Get to Know Our Newest Reviewer, William Kelley

See which California wine first tripped his trigger, his views on the ethics of wine criticism and his passion for explosives....

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Robert Parker Wine Advocate Announces New Reviewers and Increased Coverage & Events for 2018

Robert Parker Wine Advocate, the world’s most widely read independent consumers’ guide to fine wine, announces the appointment of William Kelley, who will join the reviewer team on January 1,...

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France, Bordeaux: 2007 – Ten Years On

Bordeaux does not have a good track record when it comes to vintages ending in the (un)lucky number seven. In fact, you have to go back to 1947 to find...

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France: Bordeaux and Burgundy - Up From The Cellar 24

Up From The Cellar deserved an issue off in April. At the time, I was juggling both the Bordeaux primeur and South Africa reports that amounted to in excess of...

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