Interview with DigitalFlashNYC
“As young, classy women who throw classy events, Sweet Bordeaux is the perfect wine.” – Laura Mignott, co-founder of DigitalFlashNYC Last week at DigitalFlashNYC’s Panel “Why is Data the New Black,” we had the opportunity to interview Laura Mignott (@lmigno) and Sara Walker-Santana (@sarajnwalker), the co-founders of the organization and hosts of the event, for a quick interview and to share in...
Grilled Lobster Tails with Sorrel-Sauternes Sauce
Sweeten up your BBQ menu this Memorial Day weekend with this delicious Sauternes sauce that will enhance the natural, savory flavor of grilled lobster. INGREDIENTS 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons Sauternes 1 small shallot, minced 2 cups heavy cream 8 uncooked lobster tails, split lengthwise 2 tablespoons light olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 bunch watercress (3 ounces), large...
A Golden Evening at Bordeaux MatchMaking LA
A sweet gathering among wine experts and enthusiasts at the Stone Rose Lounge in Los Angeles. Bordeaux MatchMaking is an event that celebrates Bordeaux wines and offers the opportunity to discover their rich heritage and delightful tastes. Sweet Bordeaux was served for free at every table to add a sweet note after every tasting. The last Bordeaux event of the season...
AOC Spotlight: Cadillac
Chateau Cadillac is one of the oldest chateaux in Bordeaux located on right bank of the River Garonne. While the appellation of Cadillac produces much less wine than their sweet wine making neighbors, the beautiful region yields delicious Sweet Bordeaux - some of which you can find for a fraction of the price. Fun Fact: The Cadillac (car) was named after a Frenchman who acquired the name...
Sweet Bordeaux in 10 Cities
Looking for Sweet Bordeaux? Pick up a bottle at these shops in your city! Boston Select Liquors 424 Cambridge Street, Allston, MA 02134 Chicago The Chicago Wine Company 835 North Central, Chicago, IL 60191 Dallas Graileys Fine Wines & Wine Cellar 1544 Edison Street, Dallas, TX 75207 Los Angeles Wally’s Wine & Spirits 2107 Westwood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90025 ...
Aging Gracefully: The Flavors of Sweet Bordeaux
Patience is key – especially with Sweet Bordeaux. Time is this exquisite wine’s best friend and with a cellar life of over 10 years, time only makes drinking this sweet wine more enjoyable. As Sweet Bordeaux ages, its flavor evolves. The high concentration of sugar and acidity allow it to age gracefully in the right conditions (i.e. stable temperature between 50°F and 59°F, low humidity and no...
Wine Bottle Openers 101
Wine bottle openers are more than just a tool for opening your Sweet Bordeaux bottle. These gadgets come in a variety of unique shapes and sizes, and each contributes to the wine experience in their own ways. From rabbit style openers to corkscrews, the intricate designs of these wine openers are definitely a sight to see. Which type of wine opener do you prefer? Leave a...
Golden Mother's Day Gifts
Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Check out these sweet gift ideas for Mom that will let her enjoy her Sweet Bordeaux in style! Sommeliers Sauternes Glass (Riedel) | william-sonoma.com Acrylic Wine Rack (Ran Lerner) | aplaceforeverything.co.uk Wine Knot Wine Rack (Scott Henderson) | store.yankodesign.com Double Wall Bottle Cooler | artofwine.com