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  • Five Generations at Domaine Roger Perrin

    Five Generations at Domaine Roger Perrin

    Three Generations at Roger Perrin: Veronique, Xavier & Mme Perrin “I really like what I do. I really like working with two generations of my family,” said Xavier Perrin, the 5th generation vintner at Roger Perrin. “I work with my mother and grandmother. She still helps. Each time she comes to...

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  • A Year in New Wine, The Tasting

    A Year in New Wine, The Tasting

    Thank you to everyone who came out on Tuesday to A Year in Wine at Lafayette! It's been quite a year since our 20th Anniversary Tasting in 2015. Keeping things fresh, we opted to pour only items that had joined our book since then, including 34 estates and 6 new craft distilleries, totaling over...

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  • A Return to Roots with André Tamers

    A Return to Roots with André Tamers

    André Tamers with Thierry Tissot in Bugey Named for his grandfather, whose father who had a general store in old Savoie on the Annecy Lake, De Maison Selections is returning to its French roots. “A long time ago,” said André Tamers, “we had quite a bit of French wines. But then I realized I h...

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  • Beauty, a Multitude of Imperfections with Andrea Calek

    Beauty, a Multitude of Imperfections with Andrea Calek

    “When I was a child, I wanted to be God,” said Andrea Calek, and laughed. “Not president or a winemaker. President is nothing. It’s so small. I wanted to be God.” And while he doesn’t consider his work in the cellar or vineyards to be god-like in any way, he has found a slice of paradise in Ardèche,...

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  • Team TEW Rides the South of France

    Team TEW Rides the South of France

    On Sunday, a few of us rode La Provençale Sainte-Victoire, a 95KM ride in Provence. A stunning course that included three pretty serious climbs (totaling 4,130 feet), and some harrowing descents, it was the most beautiful 95K that I have ever ridden, scented with lilacs, lavender and shrub Prove...

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  • #ExPat on the Ground and Running in France

    #ExPat on the Ground and Running in France

     Patrick Burke with Chantal Tortochot As the vines near budbreak, we stole a moment to catch up with Patrick Burke (#ExPat), our French Portfolio Manager, who’s been living with his ear and palate close to the terroir for the past eight months. “I’ve spent a lot of time with our existing producer...

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  • Looking Back on 2014...

    Looking Back on 2014...

    2014 was an amazing year for all of us here at TEW. And for this, we offer great thanks to our families and friends, to our winegrowers and buyers, and to everyone who supports us and them. Looking back on the year, our 20th as a company, we've a lot to reflect on. Cheers to a beautiful year! We...

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  • Passport Terroir, The Photo Booth!

    Passport Terroir, The Photo Booth!

    In case you missed it, we had a photo booth at last week's 20th Anniversary Tasting at The Public Theater, tucked away between the lobby and Joe's Pub. Big thanks to all who came out to play.  Check the collection of photo strips below. Cheers! ...

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  • Passport Terroir, Celebrating 20 Years!

    Passport Terroir, Celebrating 20 Years!

    Thank you to everyone who came to celebrate an amazing 20 Years with us at The Public Theater.  Stay tuned for images from the event tomorrow, and in the mean time, check out our instagram uploads at tedwardwines, along with those of hawk_wakawaka.  Cheers!...

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  • In Cote-Rotie with Vins de Vienne

    In Cote-Rotie with Vins de Vienne

    Yves Cuilleron & Francois Villard at Vins de Vienne "From the turn of the century to the 1960's this whole area was in decline," said Yves Cuilleron of Vins de Vienne.  "At the end of the 19th century, 400ha were planted [to vines]. In the 1960's, only 30ha of Cote Rotie was planted.  Peo...

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