Catherine Harbour

After a lifetime of international travel and luxury client service as a Yacht and Estate Chef worldwide, Catherine Harbour transitioned into a career as a Wine Advisor for the Wine Spectrum in Northern California...There she works as a concierge-style wine consultant for high net-worth individuals; shipping limited production and highly allocated wines to all 50 States and internationally. Situated in the heart of California Wine Country, Catherine enjoys exclusive access to not only the most highly sought after cult wines, but also their secondary labels, alternate projects and under-discovered treasures, Working diligently to increase her clients' quality of life, one glass at a time, Catherine focuses on their preferences for price and style, suggests food and wine pairings, assists in cellar management and wine education, as well as offers individualized gifting services to satisfy all of her clients' needs. When not visiting with winemakers, distributors and importers to taste her nearly 700 bottle inventory, you will find Catherine somewhere amongst the Redwood trees, grape vines and rolling hills of her Russian River Valley home.

American Wine, How do they Rank?

how to choose an american wine

Each country in the European Union produces wine and thus has created systems of regional specification, as well as quality designations within those regions with the intent of maintaining their perceived quality, reputation and to secure pricing. France ranks the quality of producers, villages, or vineyards to assist the market …

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“Grand Cru” Old World vs. New

You don’t have to work within the luxury market for long before you hear words such as First Growth, Grand Cru, Premier Cru and Cult Cabernet. Wine, not just an alluring experience of the senses, has long been a source of status, prestige and even investment. However, what does it …

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