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2014-10-02 12:27:46

PARIS, October 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chateau Haut-Brion Historical Challenge: 1521, the winning mention Domaine Clarence Dillon presents the big winner of the Chateau Haut-Brion Historical Challenge: the oldest written mention of Haut-Brion wine discovered to date now dates back to 1521! To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/72762555-chateau-haut-brion-historical-challenge In May...

2013-11-06 23:04:47

Wine collectors have a chance to bid on important wines through an online charity auction being held by Vonality.com including Bottles from Bordeaux, France by Chateau Latour, Chateau Mouton Rothschild and Chateau Petrus valued at over $7000.00. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Vonality.com is pleased to announce an Important Wine Auction in support of Serve! Canada. With over 50 lots and over 200 rare bottles of wine, the 2013 ServeUncorked Wine auction launches November 6,...

2011-06-28 13:08:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wine.com has been ranked the #1 wine website in the world for the third time in a row by a study announced at VINEXPO, the bi-annual international exhibition attended by more than 48,000 wine and spirits professionals, and conducted by the BEM Bordeaux Management School (www.bem.edu). The third e-Performance Barometer study, released on June 21, is now available at http://www.eperformance-barometer.bem.edu. (Photo:...

Latest Bordeaux Reference Libraries

2008-05-22 18:09:30

The Dogue de Bordeaux is a strong breed, originally bred for pit fighting, which now exists as a family pet and guard dog. The breed has been used for pulling farts, guarding flocks, and protecting castles. The Dogue de Bordeaux was developed before or during the 14th century, yet a breed standard did not exist until the early 1900s. The breed is large and muscular; it stands 22 to 27 inches tall and weighs 99 to 110 pounds. The breed is lower to the ground than English Mastiffs. It has a...

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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).