Monthly Archives: December 2012

Barboursville Brut (Non-Vintage)

Opening a bottle of Barboursville Brut is more akin to opening a present than a wine bottle.  First no waiter’s key is required but you must unwrap (or cut) the foil to expose the cage.  You then untwist the cage … Continue reading

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Prince Michel Areté Selections Merlot-Cabernet blend

In ancient Greece, the word Areté was a combined personal asset — the idea of excellence bound up with the notion of the fulfillment of purpose or function: the act of living up to one’s full potential.  Linguists agree the … Continue reading

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Barboursville Vineyards

Wine is always about a place; but it also about more than that – it is also about the people and the decisions they make in the vineyard and the winery and how those decisions impact the wine. In 1976, … Continue reading

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Prince Michel Vineyards

Now well into its third decade of winemaking, Prince Michel Vineyards has a proud history and a bright future. Founded in 1980 by French industrialist Jean Leducq, Prince Michel pioneered using old world winemaking techniques and styles with new world … Continue reading

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