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Tasting Terroir for a Tiddlywink? Value Bordeaux Excels

Wine drinkers and non-drinkers alike know the term “Bordeaux.” Images of stuffy cigar lounges filled with haughty white folk come to mind, or perhaps an expansive and expensive cellar full of out-of-reach wines for us, everyday people.

An honest look at the whole of Bordeaux, however, reveals a large winegrowing region filled primarily with modest producers and growers. While there are five famous chateaux in the “First Growth,” the region of Bordeaux has thousands . . .

Read the full article here at The Growler.

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