Wine Travels and Reviews

November 20, 2015

Like many middle-aged wine writers who came of “wine age” during the early 2000s, I subscribed to the notion that oakiness in wine was a bad thing.

November 13, 2015

Food and Wine magazine’s executive wine editor Ray Isle (one of the featured speakers at this year’s festival) joked on the evening of the gathering’s cornerstone event, the Saturday night dinner with Jean-Charles le Bault of Domaine Bonneau du Martray.

November 6, 2015

As in years past, the cornerstone event of this year's Boulder Burgundy Festival was the seminar and vertical tasting on Sunday morning.

This year the event featured a flight of Bonneau du Martray Corton-Charlemagne and the domaine's legacy winemaker Jean-Charles le Bault.

That's Jean-Charles (below, far right), with Burgundy authority and importer Paul Wasserman (second from right), Food & Wine executive wine editor Ray Isle (second from left), and Jeremy Parzen (far left), the festival's blogger and moderator for the panel.

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November 3, 2015

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2015 - 5:30PM...

October 12, 2015

The following events at the Boulder Burgundy Festival (Oct. 22-25) events still have some availability. Click the links below to purchase tickets!

Champagne and Petrossian Caviar Kickoff Party
with food provided by Cured
Thursday, October 22, 5:00-7:30 pm
$75 per person

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“Best Value Burgundy Wines” Lunch
Oak Restaurant
Friday, October 23, 11:30 am

October 2, 2015

One of the most anticipated events of this year's Boulder Burgundy Festival is the “A tour of Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru” seminar on October 25.

Yes, grape grower and winemaker Jean-Charles le Bault de la Morinière will be there to discuss the wines of his family's historic Bonneau du Martray estate.

And yes, Food & Wine magazine's executive wine editor Ray Isle (you know, the guy from the "Today Show") and one of the most beloved wine writers in the country will be there as well.

But many of the Burgundy insiders will...

September 25, 2015

We are thrilled to have Ray Isle from Food & Wine with us this year. We have added him to the panel with Jean-Charles le Bault de la Morinière and Importer Paul Wasserman for what is certain to be a mind-blowing combination of wines and educational discussion. We have selected Jeremy Parzen of Do Bianchi and the man behind our fantastic social media presence to be the moderator of the panel. The selection of Corton Charlemagne will include vintages 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003, and 2001. Come taste seven vintages from this iconic...

September 11, 2015

We've been working diligently to update the Boulder Burgundy Festival site with event descriptions and the flights of wines to poured.

Please click here to view the updated website.

And just to give you a taste of some of the spectacular lots that will be poured, here's the preview of the Domaine Dujac Dinner (October 23):

Join us for what is certain to be an amazing experience at The Academy in Boulder on Friday, October 23. We will have the extraordinary opportunity to occupy this special facility for the evening to host our group of 50 guests based on the generosity of the team at The Academy. The evening’s wine service is being provided by Master...

September 9, 2015

Two Boulder hotels are offering discounted rates for Boulder Burgundy Festival attendees.

St. Julien Hotel & Spa 900 Walnut St.
Boulder, CO 80302
(720) 406-9696
$279 per night
a great deal for this hotel

Just mention that you are attending the festival when you call to reserve.

Please note that there is limited availability for this discounted rate and that on September 25, the hotel will begin to release unreserved rooms to guests.

Best Western Plus Boulder Inn
770 28th St.
Boulder, CO 80303
(303) 449-3800...

September 4, 2015

For the third year in a row, The Little Nell will be partnering with the Boulder Burgundy Festival. Master Sommelier and The Little Nell wine director Carlton McCoy talks about his team's participation and what makes his program unique in the panorama of fine wine service in the U.S. today. It's always fascinating to hear what Carlton has to say...

Tell us a little bit about The Little Nell's history with the festival.

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