Wine News

Bordeaux for Beginners

Most of us in North America know very little about French wine. This is understandable. The labels are difficult to understand. The grape varietals aren’t named. And the regions, for the most part, are unknown to us. Puligny-what? Haut-Medoc? We’re used to reading popular, immediately recognizable regions and varietals. Places like Sonoma and the Okanagan …

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Henri de Villamont Tasting

On Thursday evening we had the pleasure of hosting Benoît Bruot from Henri de Villamont for a tasting of some exceptional Burgundy—and a bit of Rhône wine, too! Henri de Villamont, located outside the charming village of Savigny-lès-Beaune, produces wines of surprising breadth, but regardless of whether it’s their entry level white Burgundy from Mâcon …

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Fall for Burgundy

Many lovers of the larger-than-life Pinot Noir and Chardonnay coming out of California in the last two decades often aren’t aware of their original counterparts in the Old World. This is partly to do with the fact that French wine labels don’t name the varietal; instead, they identify the region of origin, so unless you …

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Grand Opening Celebration

Truvé Wines officially opened on May 29th, 2015, but we wanted to postpone the big celebration until September to ensure that you—our supporters—could be there. Summer, after all, is the season of afternoons on sparkling lakes, tee-ing off on spectacular greens, and indulging in brews from hollowed-out watermelons. On September 19th that big celebration finally …

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Bordeaux Spotlight: Château Hourtin-Ducasse

Bordeaux is internationally recognized as a top region for AOC wine production, and we, at Truvé, are incredibly pleased to be offering a 7 year vertical of wines produced from one of its emerging gems: Château Hourtin-Ducasse. The wines are created by a delightfully “charmant” couple, Michel and Marie Marengo, in an area called Saint-Saveur, …

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A Design Retrospective with Paula Suwala

On the afternoon of May 21, 2015—one week and one day before the opening of Truvé Wines—we sat down with Paula Suwala, the face of Suwala Interior Design, to ask some questions about her work with Truvé. The results were scintillating. Artists can often trace their genesis back to a single moment. Do you remember …

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