Video of 2009 Harvest in Cahors

Vintage 2009 at Chateau de Gaudou I am travelling on business in the great state of Texas where some of the wines I represent will be appearing soon. In fact, you will also find them throughout Mexico as well since this distributor sells into both countries (now that’s pretty cool!). So I leave you with […]

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A Weekend in the Cahors

After an agonizingly long train ride (6 hours) with my Franco-American butt in a seat designed for a French derrière, I was picked up in Agen by my Cahors winemaker, Fabrice. His hands and teeth were stained black from tasting and working on the fermenting wines, and that heady aroma of wine clung to him. […]

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Meet the Winemaker!

Fabrice and his mom at ViniSud I am really excited, this week I am hosting the first of my winemakers to visit New York. Fabrice Durou, of Chateau Gaudou, will be in town to show his wines and answer questions. We will be visiting a bunch of stores in Westchester on Wednesday, then spending the […]

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The Work-With

The WHAT? A “work-with” is when the representative of a winery follows its distributor’s salesperson to various accounts, such as restaurants and stores. There, he talks up and pours the wine for the various wine buyers. It’s a way to generate interest in your wine with both the wholesaler’s rep and the people who deal […]

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