How to open a bottle of wine without corkscrew?

How to open a bottle of wine without corkscrew?

Have you ever happened to find yourself in this situation? At a picnic, an improvised cocktail in the middle of nowhere, or a housewarming party , bottles of wine are present (these are generally what we think of first) , but nobody has thought about the corkscrew ! Here is an unstoppable technique in order […]


La Romanée, Domaine du Comte Liger Belair

La Romanée, Domaine du Comte Liger Belair

Romanée is the rarest and most charismatic appellation but also the smallest in the world. Have you happened to mention ” La Romanée ” in a casual conversation with lovers of fine wines? If this is the case, you probably crossed a vaguely puzzled look, meaning: ” uh … yeah … I’ve heard but I’ve […]


Bottles at sea

Bottles at sea

Could the sea be the best cellar in the world? That seems to be the wish of several winemakers who are attempting the adventure. Some of them will immerse bottles in less than 60 feet of water, but for others their bottles are going for a deep dive in about 1200 and 3000 feet. The […]


Aubert de Villaine: Domaine de la Romanée Conti

Aubert de Villaine: Domaine de la Romanée Conti

The Co-owner of Domaine de la Romanée Conti, Aubert de Villaine, tells us about wine, music and about his involvement with Burgundy’s Unesco bid. In the 1960’s, Aubert de Villaine went to America to write about Californian wine. He wrote articles for La Revue du Vin de France, as at this time, nobody knew that […]


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