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The White Club Burgundy 2012: Meeting Aubert de Villaine, Domaine Romanee Conti

See a 2 minute behind the scenes of me at the tasting. But read the blog too. As I’ve been mentioning every time I post something in 2013, I am behind in blogging. So do excuse my 6 month old news. However, I believe what I’ve been up to will stand the test of time. And I’ll be telling others about it for some time still.In December 2012, I was asked by The White Club to go to Burgundy to document the mother of all wine tastings, the “There Can Only Be One" Domaine Romanee-Conti weekend, Mercurey, Burgundy, France. I’ll be posting bits and pieces of this weekend in the coming posts. Today, I’ll focus on the first part of this weekend, a visit to the iconic chateau of Domaine de la Romanee-Conti, widely regarded as the most important, prestigious and iconic of all wineries. A bottle of the current vintage, if available, will set you back to the tune of 5000 Euros in a restaurant. If you can find one that actually sells it. Most sommeliers and wine fundies wax lyrically about the wh…