I’ve been in Bordeaux for some private tours and tastings while en route to SW France. For your reference, here’s a reprint of my previous overview of a few major subregions of Bordeaux. Understanding Bordeaux A Quick Guide by L.M. Archer Understanding Bordeaux’s subregions is a lot like understanding golf – it’s all in the terrain, […]Read more "Understanding Bordeaux"
International Wine Tourism Conference Vitoria-Gasteiz + Rioja Alavesa – Basque Country I’m currently attending the 11th Annual International Wine Tourism Conference, Exhibition & Workshop (IWINETC) held in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Alava, Basque Country, Spain as a media guest. A few highlights about the region thus far: While technically part of Spain, Basque Country beats to its […]Read more "#IWINETC: Basque Country + Rioja Alavesa"
My latest in WineBusiness.com: The Family Coppola Unveils Domaine de Broglie by L.M. Archer Dundee, OR. – If Proust were a winemaker, he may have just met his match. Today, The Family Coppola unveils Domaine de Broglie, Francis Ford Coppola’s latest vineyard and winery acquisition set in Oregon’s fabled Dundee Hills. Formerly known as Vista […]Read more "Breaking News: The Family Coppola Unveils Domaine de Broglie in Oregon"
Wine Industry Interview: Manuel Louzado CEO & Winemaker: Arinzano – Navarra, ES. by L.M. Archer Sometimes a winery doesn’t just surprise you – it knocks you on your palate. I discovered such a winery by happy accident while tasting wines from another country (Achaval-Ferrer of Argentina). Those wines lassoed me with their voluptuousness, verve, and vibrancy. Turns […]Read more "Wine Industry Interview: Manuel Louzado – Arinzano"
Wine Business Monthly: More than 2,000 wine industry professionals attend Oregon Wine Symposium By L.M. Archer Portland, OR. – More than 2,000 Oregon wine industry professionals gathered on February 12 and 13 for the annual Oregon Wine Symposium, held at the Oregon Convention Center in downtown Portland. Hosted by the Oregon Wine Board (OWB) and […]Read more "My Latest in Wine Business Monthly: Oregon Wine Symposium 2019"
Wine Business Monthly: Sold out Oregon Bubbles Fest Defies Weather by L.M. Archer Carlton, OR. – The Willamette Valley didn’t let an arctic snow storm blanket enthusiasm for Bubbles Fest 2019. More than 450 sparkling wine aficionados snuggled together February 9-10 2019 at Anne Amie Vineyards in Carlton for the sold-out fizz-fest, sipping and […]Read more "My Latest in Wine Business Monthly: Oregon’s Bubbles Fest 2019"
Wine Industry Network Advisor: “Turning the Tables on L.M. Archer” Interview conducted by Carl Giavanti “LYN ARCHER, aka L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne + Champagne ML is a fine wine writer specializing in Burgundy, bubbles and emerging wine regions. Her works appear in numerous domestic and international publications, including Meininger Wine Business International, Wines and Vines […]Read more "My Interview in Wine Industry Network Advisor"
Guest Wine Writer Series: Caroline Henry Bioenergetic Wines in Champagne Note: As I prepare for coverage of Oregon Bubbles Fest 2019, I wanted to share this reprint of an article by esteemed Champagne expert Caroline Henry for a guest author series I previously hosted on another site. Here, Caroline addresses perhaps one of the most […]Read more "Guest Wine Writer: Caroline Henry on Bioenergetic Wines in Champagne"
Sip Northwest Magazine “Behind the Scenes of a Wine Competition” Ever wonder what it’s like to judge a wine competition? Recently, I joined an esteemed panel of wine judges, including Maxine Borcherding, Christopher Czarnecki, Eric Degerman, Carl Giavanti, Otto Han, Hoke Harden, Christine Havens, Patrick McElligott, Ken Robertson,Steven Sinkler, and Fred Swan to adjudicate the […]Read more "Psst…Want a Sneak Peek Behind the Scenes of a Wine Competition?"
Sip! McMinnville Wine & Food Classic 2019 Wine Competition Award Winners Announced Surprise Oregon Wine Country Wine Garners Gold It’s Official: Best of Show Stuns All-Star Panel It’s a small-town event with global appeal, right in the heart of Oregon Wine Country. Now in its 26th year, the SIP! McMinnville Wine & Food Classic takes […]Read more "Got SIP! McMinnville Wine & Food Classic 2019 Wine Competition Winners?"