INLE LAKE (AFP) - Myanmar may be best known for its decades of junta rule, but behind the bamboo curtain maverick entrepreneurs have toiled for years to put the nation on the map for the quality of its wine.
Expensive wine: It’s a ticklish subject for a luxury wine retailer like IWM to broach, but I can’t forebear. At a recent party, I drank a glass of Champagne. It was very tasty Champagne, at once delicate and steely. I’d been at the party for quite a while, and to be honest, I’d had a fair amount to drink...
The wine that our wine provider chose to serve before all these magnificent Hermitages was a white Rhône, chosen with care because we'd discussed this particular wine less than a week previously, agreeing that we both enjoyed Chapoutier's single-vineyard bottling of white St-Joseph, Les Granits.
History Screaming Eagle’s (LWIN 1122792) current vineyards in Oakville, California were bought by former real-estate manager Jean Phillips in 1986, although the grapes – a mixture of varieties – were originally sold to other Napa Valley wineries.
Pinotage is a troubled grape—difficult to grow and vinify, never really very charming, yet held up by many in South Africa as the Cape's signature variety. Its plantings have dipped a bit in recent years in favor of more international varieties...
In the cavernous sixth floor ballroom at New York’s Marriott Marquis hotel, 110 top Bordeaux producers are busily pouring the region’s reds and whites from the 2010 vintage. Now that they’re bottled, the wines will start showing up on retail shelves.
A NEW FILM: « Vintage Haute Couture » on Yves Saint Laurent. In the beautiful gardens of the Palais Royal during the Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture, Didier Ludot presents some of his most beautiful dresses created by Yves Saint Laurent. « Ladies who worked with him were saying « Monsieur St Laurent ». This « Monsieur » is full of admiration… » he explains.
In the 2004 documentary Mondovino, the famed French enologist Michel Rolland was shown being chauffeured in a Mercedes-Benz, barking out the same formulaic advice to his clients via cellphone (“micro-oxygenate, micro-oxygenate”).
“The fruit is to wine as disco is to music” In sum, it’s important but not dominant, explains Michel Chapoutier. In an interview given to Wine Spectator from the November 2012 issue, the “King of Hermitage” gives a complete testimony– defending his values, evoking his history and proving to be a true disciple of “terroir.”
Imagine taking wine-making so seriously that you would kill someone for hampering with your grape production? This was the case in Perugia, Italy in 1622 when Cardinaln Boncompagni, Pontifical delegate of the area decreed that there would be "capital punishment for anyone found cutting down grape vines."
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