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No, Your Wine Is Not Packed with Sugar

A U.K. anti-alcohol group cries out that wine is full of sugar and calories, but their findings are full of something else People started sending me the headlines a few weeks ago. “Just two glasses of wine could exceed whole’s day sugar intake.” “Two glasses of wine have more calories than a burger.” One compared wine to donuts. Local TV stations were reporting on a new study out of the U.K. that had found wine was packed with sugar. I was intrigued. Was my Cabernet sweeter than candy? Are there actual cupcakes… Read More

Pablo Chevrot, Of Les Aligoteurs, On Burgundy’s Other White Wine

Les Aligoteurs recognize and promote the important legacy of a lesser-known, lesser-grown Bourgogne grape: Aligoté.   Like everyone else making wine in Bourgogne (Burgundy) Chevrot and his brother Vincent of Domaine Chevrot grow Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. These varieties represent over 90% of plantings in Bourgogne and are the region’s claim to international fame. But Chevrot and a number of other growers recognize and promote the important legacy of a lesser-known, lesser-grown Bourgogne grape: Aligoté. Les Aligoteurs Chevrot is the vice president of Les Aligoteurs, an association of Burgundian fans and growers… Read More

The Exceptional Experience Burgundy Wine Tasting – FEBRUARY 26, 2020

  Beverly Hills Wine Club   We’re thrilled to once again be invited to one of Beverly Hills most prestigious Burgundy wine tasting events! French Wine Lovers…YOU are in for a rare and delicious treat! Arrangements have been made to reserve a special seating for this fabulous tasting including Grand and Premier Cru wines from Château de Pommard! Seating is very limited.  Chateau Pommard events have sold out in other cities.     Founded in 1726 by Vivant Micault, secretary to King Louis XV, Château de Pommard remains one of the most iconic and visited wine… Read More

Avra Beverly Hills – Mediterranean Afternoon and Greek Wine Tasting Saturday August 31st

  Avra Estiatorio is the gorgeous new Mediterranean Restaurant on Beverly Dr in Beverly Hills. Food, wine, service and ambiance is fantastic! They have a terrific Prix-Fixe menu for lunch with delicious wines to pair including Greek wines. We are offering an optional Greek wine tasting at 12:15pm for those interested! **This event is open to the first twelve wine members and their guests who RSVP and pre-pay to reserve their seats. Greek wine tasting is optional and additional. **Saturday 3-Course Prix-Fixe Lunch in Beverly Hills Prix Fixe Menu with 1 glass… Read More

Augustine Wine Bar – A social mixer “field-trip” for dedicated 902wine0’s

  Wine Lovers…YOU are in for a rare and exclusive treat! Arrangements have been made to reserve an exclusive intimate space for the first twelve wine lovers who RSVP for this casual social mixer in the valley…our first gathering outside Beverly Hills. Augustine Wine Bar has been voted one of the top wine bars in Southern California. Haven’t heard of Augustine Wine Bar? Read on… If a fascination with fine wine rules your life, then Augustine Wine Bar is your must-visit spot in Southern California. This San Fernando Valley hotspot is always… Read More