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The ‘Twelve under $12’ for January 2019

  TWELVE UNDER $12 FOR JANUARY 2019 Hayes Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon Cash Price $11.99 A perfect cool weather Cabernet with red cherry and cassis that envelope the palate with smooth tannins and cream vanilla. Pair with a dark chocolate, a … Continue reading

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2016 (Mostly) Cru Classé Bordeaux Tasting

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, Please join me for this Spectacular event to taste the Highly Acclaimed 2016 Vintage. 4:30 – 8:30pm   Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at The Crystal Ballroom at the Rice SPEC’s will host over 30 Bordeaux chateau owners, … Continue reading

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JAMES BARLOW’S ‘NO BRAINER’ BUBBLES FOR NEW YEAR’S EVE!

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, We have a whole weekend of festivies before New Year’s Eve this year!  It’s time to get your bubbles on!  I have 3 exceptional choices for you to POP this NYE.  Please be safe, but always … Continue reading

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A WEEK IN BURGUNDY…PART 2

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, We finished Part 1 tasting the passionate wines of Benjamin Leroux.  Our hotel was actually located within a couple of blocks of his winery, so we saw him several more times before the end of the … Continue reading

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JAMES BARLOW’S ‘TOP PICKS’ OF 2018

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, It’s that time of year again when I scavenge through my notes and find the best wines that I tried over the past year.  I’ve been blessed to travel to France three times (Bordeaux once and … Continue reading

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BURGUNDY ‘IN FOCUS’ MASTER CLASS: FOCUS ON THE COTE CHALONNAISE

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen,   **WE STILL HAVE SOME SEATS OPEN FOR THIS EVENT** Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to learn about one of the finest wine regions in the world! Please join me, James C. Barlow, Bourgogne … Continue reading

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BURGUNDY ‘IN FOCUS’ MASTER CLASS: FOCUS ON THE COTE CHALONNAISE

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, Please join me, James C. Barlow, Bourgogne Wine Ambassador and Certified Wine Educator, for the 2nd installation of my Burgundy ‘In Focus’ Master Classes.  This class will focus on the Cote Chalonnaise.  Often overlooked, this quaint … Continue reading

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