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Cabernet Sauvignon 101

Cabernet Sauvignon 101

Cabernet Sauvignon is King in Napa Valley. In his continuing Guide to Grapes, Chris Blanchard takes on the tannic power of cabernet sauvignon and talks about what he loves about this powerful red wine varietal. Smokey notes of espresso, chocolate, and rich, voluptuous fruit all make cab compelling.  More »

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Wine 101: Education 1:54
Castello di Ama

Castello di Ama

Lorenza Sebasti talks with Paul Grieco about Castello di Ama, her family's beginnings in the wine business, and the incredible changes in the Chianti region over the past thirty years.   More »

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Wine Talk: Q-Z 5:07
Castello di Lispida

Castello di Lispida

Castello di Lispidia was once a monastery dating back to the 12 century. Today, though, it is a newly refurbished winery, adhering to strict principals of organic agriculture. Meet owner Alessandro Sgaravatti, and hear his exciting plans for the future of this ancient land.  More »

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Wine Talk: A-F 4:30
Castle Hill

Castle Hill

This gorgeous historic building is a must see in Newport. The dining room, wine list and special winemaker diners, like this one with Penfold's Peter Gago, are second to none.  More »

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Wine Regions: United States 3:13
Catena Zapata

Catena Zapata

Discover one of the Mendoza region’s most prestigious and celebrated wineries, Bodega Catena Zapata. With Mayan-inspired architecture and the latest vinticultural technology, Catena Zapata is leading the nation in forming Argentina’s winemaking identity.  More »

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Wine Talk: A-F 4:30
Chambolle-Musigny, Hudelot-Noellat

Chambolle-Musigny, Hudelot-Noellat

Ben Giliberti tastes this elegant 2005 red Burgundy from Chambolle-Musigny. Along with Volnay, Chambolle-Musigny produces the most fragrant wines of Burgundy, and this wine offers notes of violets and sweet fruit on the nose.   More »

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Wine Regions: France 3:27
Champagne Air Show

Champagne Air Show

Experience France’s beautiful Champagne region from the heights of a hot air balloon! Join host Francis Legros on this unique adventure, which naturally ends with a bottle of champagne!  More »

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Wine Regions: France 5:58
Champagne Charles Ellner

Champagne Charles Ellner

Continue to explore the joys of Champagne in Andrew McMurray's series on the greatest wines from one of the world's greatest regions. In this episode Andrew tastes five wonderful Champagnes from the prestigious producer Charles Ellner.  More »

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Wine Regions: France 6:40
Champagne Charles Ellner

Champagne Charles Ellner

Charles Ellner began his career as a riddler, the person who rotates bottles to ensure Champagne's bubbles develop properly. He went on to own what has become a highly acclaimed Champagne house. Sommelier Paul Grieco tastes a lovely Champagne Charles Ellner Brut with producer Sylvain Allart.  More »

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Wine Talk: A-F 3:42
Champagne Henri Giraud

Champagne Henri Giraud

You can practically feel the bubbles tingling on your tongue as Paul Grieco speaks with Claude Giraud of the Champagne label Henri Giraud. They discuss the exciting changes in the Champagne market.  More »

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Wine Talk: G-K 5:20
Chardonnay 101 - Chris' Guide to Grapes

Chardonnay 101 - Chris' Guide to Grapes

Chardonnay isn't just popular, it's one of the world's top wine choices. But why do we love chardonnay more than any other white wine varietal? As he kicks off his Grape Guide series, WineTasteTV's Chris Blanchard talks chardonnay basics: from the effects of oak to some of the best chardonnay food and wine pairings. Lobster risotto anyone?   More »

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Wine 101: Education
Chassagne-Montrachet Morgeot Rouge, Jean Marc Pillot

Chassagne-Montrachet Morgeot Rouge, Jean Marc Pillot

Ben Giliberti evaluates this 2005 red Burgundy from the up-and-coming domain of Jean Marc Pillot. Although Chassagne-Montrachet is better known for white wines, it's reds can be complex and extremely interesting. The Morgeot premier cru produces some of the best red wines of the appellation.  More »

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Wine Regions: France 2:32
Chateau Bonne Entente

Chateau Bonne Entente

Nestled in the outskirts Quebec City in the quaint suburb of Saint-Foy, lies an enchanting compound known as Chateau Bonne Entente. Barely recognizable from the surrounding suburban sprawl, this destination is a must for any one planning a trip to the area.  More »

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Chateau d'Adomenil

Chateau d'Adomenil

What can make a day of wine tastings in France even better? Settling into the luxurious comfort of Chateau d’Adomenil, a beautiful hotel ideally situated amongst Frances’ most exciting wine regions. Owner Michelle Million takes us behind the scenes of his family’s beautiful inn.   More »

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Wine Regions: France 4:31
Chateau Franc Mayne

Chateau Franc Mayne

In the St. Emilion region of Bordeaux, the limestone soil produces wines that are muscular and heavy in tannin. But, the limestone caves beneath the vineyards have a big impact on the wine, too. At Chateau Franc Mayne, find out how these meticulously crafted caves help to age young vintages.  More »

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Wine 101: Education 5:23
Chateau Frontenac

Chateau Frontenac

In charming Quebec City, an elegant and extensive collection of fine wine is waiting to be discovered. Chateau Frontenac offers for sale some of the world’s most rare and prestigious bottles of wine. Wine merchant Michael Morad displays some of the store’s most famous merchandise, and even opens up a bottle for tasting.  More »

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Wine Regions: Canada 4:44
Chateau Lagrange First vs. Second

Chateau Lagrange First vs. Second

Same vintage. Same winemaker. Ben Giliberti does a side-by-side tasting of the 2004 Fief de Lagrange and Chateau Lagrange. Saddled between two great vintages, do the 2004's deliver great quality and value?  More »

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Wine Regions: Bordeaux 5:27
Chateau Lynch-Bages Family History

Chateau Lynch-Bages Family History

His great grandfather was a baker, then an insurance salesman, and then a winemaker - and the rest is history. Mari Stull speaks with Jean-Charles Cazes, the young new president of the celebrated winery Chateau Lynch-Bages. Jean-Charles discusses his plans for the company, including their expansion into exciting new wine regions.   More »

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Wine Talk: A-F 6:51
Chimney Rock

Chimney Rock

Chimney Rock winemaker Douglas Fletcher shares his philosophy for crafting distinctive estate wines in the Stag’s Leap district of Napa Valley.  More »

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Wine Talk: A-F 3:27
Chuck McMinn, Vineyard 29

Chuck McMinn, Vineyard 29

Vineyard 29 is a stunningly modern winery in the heart of Napa Valley. Join owner Chuck McMinn in his exquisite wine library as he describes the evolution of the winery.   More »

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Wine Talk: L-P 2:49
Classified Growth Bordeaux Tasting

Classified Growth Bordeaux Tasting

Wine Taste TV's Ben Giliberti continues with his 2004 Bordeaux tastings with two moderately priced offerings: Haut Batailley and La Tour Carnet.  More »

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Wine 101: Education 5:24
Cliff Lede

Cliff Lede

WineTasteTV talks with Cliff Lede, whose vineyard designated wines are all about the rock and roll and have gotten incredible wine reviews. See how his attitude toward the vineyards and dedication to quality have translated into an instant Napa Valley classic.   More »

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Wine Talk: L-P 4:57
Clos Vougeot Musigni, Gros Frere et Soeur

Clos Vougeot Musigni, Gros Frere et Soeur

Ben Giliberti loves this powerful and age-worthy 2005 Clos Vougeot. Gros Frere is among the most conscientious Clos Vougeot producers and owns one of the best parcels of vineyard land, just beneath the slope of the legendary grand cru Musigny.   More »

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Wine Regions: France 2:15
Cooking at Echaurren

Cooking at Echaurren

Some of Spain’s greatest wines are produced in the Rioja region, but there’s great food coming out of there, too! Step into the kitchen at the 200 year old restaurant Echaurren, and join Chef Francis Paniego as he prepares a light and fresh summer vegetable salad.   More »

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Wine Regions: Spain 4:07
Cooking in Portugal

Cooking in Portugal

Owned by famed Portuguese pop star Rui Veloso, Don Tonho is one of Portugal’s hottest restaurants. You don’t need a reservation, though, because you can practically smell the savory aromas of frying fish and simmering onions, as Chef Albino Moreira prepares one of the kitchen’s signature dishes.  More »

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Wine Regions: Portugal 5:42
Cooking with Chanterelles

Cooking with Chanterelles

Combining fine mushroom-based cuisine with equally elegant wine was always one of Chef Jack Czarnecki’s fondest dreams, and in 1996 he brought it to fruition with the creation of The Joel Palmer House. Now, put your taste buds to the test learning how to prepare an exquisite dish with Jack’s fresh find of wild chanterelles.   More »

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Wine Regions: United States 3:53
Cooking with Jean-Pierre

Cooking with Jean-Pierre

In the kitchen of acclaimed restaurant Serge Bruyere in Quebec City, Chef Jean-Pierre Bourghart is preparing succulent lamb chops with port wine sauce and baby vegetables—and it all looks so good! Let your mouth water as you pick up a few tricks of the trade from Chef Jean-Pierre.  More »

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Wine Regions: Canada 5:19
Corton-Renardes, Prince de Merode

Corton-Renardes, Prince de Merode

Ben Giliberti tastes this fabulous 2005 red Burgundy from the prestigious Prince de Merode. Corton is the only gran cru that produces both red and white Burgundies and although this wine is delicious now, it will continue to improve for a decade or more.   More »

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Wine Regions: France 2:31
Cosentino Winery - Napa Valley

Cosentino Winery - Napa Valley

Napa Valley winemaker Mitch Cosentino discusses his Sauvignon Blanc based wines and Bordeaux style blends. From Yountville to your home, see what drives his winemaking style and how he suggests pairing his wines with food.   More »

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Wine Talk: A-F 3:14
Craft LA

Craft LA

Originally a Manhattan mainstay, today Los Angeles has its very own Craft, and Bonnie Graves is on the scene to explore the wine list and incredible food pairings with sommelier David Lusby.  More »

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Wine Regions: United States 5:11
Crocker & Starr Cabernet Franc

Crocker & Starr Cabernet Franc

Crocker & Starr Cabernet Franc makes Chris Blanchard sing, packing all the richness and flavor intensity of Cabernet Sauvignon, but with a rustic edge. It's another insider find from Napa Valley.   More »

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United States: California 1:32
Cru Wine Bar

Cru Wine Bar

It's the go-to place for expert and enjoyable wine flights and wine-friendly fare to match. The lounge-like ambience brings in a solid and steady neighborhood crowd.  More »

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Wine Regions: United States 3:34