St Émilion

  • Wine of the Week 21 – blast from my past

    … Saint-Émilion with vineyards in the background. Long ago when I was just a boy I was a trainee wine shop manager. Not knowing as much about wine as my miss-spent youth had led me to expect – I well remember asking what claret was! – I set out trying all the wines in the shop that I could afford. It was 1984 and Bordeaux was big. The 1982…

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  • The Big Hitters of the Right Bank: Bordeaux

    … in Pomerol, this highly regarded Château, owned by world famous flying winemaker Michel Rolland, is very unassuming. We quickly learned that behind the humble exterior lay new and modern technologies in wine-making that are paving the way for the future of wine. Michel’s son-in-law, David Lesage, hosted our visit. We enjoyed an extravagant lunch… -
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