In anticipation of the upcoming 2012 Wine Bloggers’ Conference later this week the editors at Palate Press: The online wine magazine have gathered several different perspectives on wine bloggers. We are now publishing those of Talia Baiocchi, a wine writer and blogger who has written for Palate Press and is currently the wine editor for Eater.com.
In every wine region there is at least one wine that manages capture one’s personal impressions of that region—its colors, smells, and the energy of the place.
Fashionable Bordeaux without the Fashionable Pricing Pt. 4: Côtes de Bourg and Francs Côtes de Bordeaux
The first vineyards in the Côtes de Bourg—which lies right along the intersection of the Dordogne and Garonne rivers—are said to date back to the 2nd century A.D., when the Romans planted a species of vine called “Vitis Biturica,” an ancestor of cabernet sauvignon which they brought over from Albania.