Posts Tagged ‘New Zealand’

The judgment of Paris (1976) strikes again… in Strasbourg (2012)

I love telling the story about a bunch of French wine tasting experts – including top sommeliers and editors at Le Revue du Vin de France and Le Figaro – who in a blind taste test in Paris in 1976, under the direction of Steven Spurrier, who at the time was a wine shop owner, […]


A great Bordeaux chateau hosts…

… A New Zealand wine tasting For the second time around and within its ‘extra-ordinary’ tastings cycle, Château Brane-Cantenac, second classified growth, Margaux, France, welcomed wineries from « elsewhere in the winemaking world » ! And boy am sorry to have missed this! Two years ago, Henri Lurton had opened the doors of Château Brane-Cantenac […]

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