Enjoy an evening exploring the wines of The Rhone at Tate Britain The wines of the Rhone can so often described as one single entity, yet this fascinating French wine region has two distinct parts. Each area has its own style and uses different and distinct grape varietals.
The World of Fine Wine is honored to invite our readers to an extraordinary Burgundy experience with Louis-Michel Liger-Belair.
“What is truth?” asked Pontius Pilate. He should have asked Jess Jackson. Then he would have known that (a) truth is a multi-vineyard wine from Sonoma created in 1998 with 15 100-point Robert Parker / Wine Advocate scores to its credit; and (b) it’s best in a foreign language. Not Russian, obviously, because that would be Pravda. Try French.
If you get a winemaker and an auctioneer on the same table at dinner, there’s bound to be a certain amount of talk about how wine is sold.
Piero Antinori might get a bit tired of being portrayed as the living embodiment of modern Italian wine, but you could argue that he only has himself to blame. If you will challenge the entire DOC system with Tignanello and then Solaia, then move into Bolgheri with Guado al Tasso, all the while showing how Chianti Classico should be done at Badia a Passignano—well. As I say, what do you expect?
Extra Brut Extra Old, a completely new cuvée created by Veuve Clicquot’s chef de caves Dominique Demarville.