Tag Archives: Château d’Esclans


Château D’Esclans is a small, quality-minded operation that was acquired by Sacha Lichine in 2006.  Sacha was born in Bordeaux, and has worked in many capacities in almost every area of the wine industry.  At 23, he was organizing luxury wine tours in France, and establishing his own business, selecting wines from the Rhone and …

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Thanksgiving the Rosé Way

November 23, 2015

Thanksgiving is but a few days away, and if you’re anything like my grandmother, you’ve got everything on the menu prepared: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, and pumpkin pie, among other various side dishes and pre-dinner snacks.  But there’s a whole other side to this Thanksgiving feast than the food, and that is …

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ignore wine snobs

Until recently, rosé has been deemed a frivolous wine. Wine drinkers who consider themselves to be ‘serious’ about their tipple wouldn’t be seen dead with a glass, determining that rosé is not even ‘real’ wine. In the last few years, however, rosé has seen a significant surge in popularity…..particularly by younger…

Rose on the beach2

A glass or two… or three, never fails to add a touch of enjoyment, luxury, and sophistication to pretty much any situation. I can’t recall a single moment that wasn’t made better when we cracked open a bottle of rosé. From relaxing on the beach to cuddling up by a fire on a cold winter evening, there’s a rosé out there for every occasion.