For all those who are still not carried away by an investment in grand cru wines, here’s one more example that should make you change your mind! An auction, presented by Sotheby’s, took place in Hong Kong last Saturday. An exceptional lot of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti has reached a new record equal to $14000 … Continue reading Domaine de la Romanée-Conti beats a new record
In 1924 Georges Roumier takes over the reins of the Domaine which still belongs to the family as of today. Bonnes Mares, Musigny, Corton Charlemagne – three legendary Grands Crus that fire your imagination… Chambolle Musigny Premier Cru “Les Amoureuses”, Morey Saint Denis Premier Cru “Clos de la Bussière” – all these irreplaceable Premier Crus! … Continue reading Domaine Georges Roumier, Chambolle Musigny.
Whilst enjoying a gastronomical dinner or luncheon, composed of let’s say, ten dishes, one can follow the traditional matching of wines and foods. Nevertheless, habits change, and the marriage of wines as well. A bit of general culture won’t hurt. Some three centuries back in time, nobles dined as was then known “à la française”, … Continue reading is it necessary to respect the matching of wines and foods?
Hong-Kong – Dingxiang Loeng, a very well known 49 years old Chinese businessman, passed away this morning in his suite in the Shangri-La hotel. It is during a party that had been organized on his behalf for his birthday that the man died in front of his 217 guests. Violently hit on the forehead by … Continue reading A bubbly demise!
The Leflaive Domain, situated at Puligny-Montrachet, is an institution in the Burgundy region. Entirely dedicated to biodynamic agriculture, the domain represents 60 acres of vineyards, of which 12 are classed Grand Cru and 27 acres as Premier Crus. Named as General Manager in 1994, Anne-Claude Leflaive is a key figure In the Burgundy region, first … Continue reading Domaine Leflaive – Bienvenue Batard Montrachet Grand Cru 2010
The Salon Champagne, an enthralling story and an exceptional vintage. At the beginning of the last century, Aimé Salon, native of the Champagne area, left for Paris searching to make fortune in the fur trade, finding that the champagne was of a rather dubious quality, he decide to make his own sparkling wine. Following the … Continue reading Champagne Salon
Today World Grands Crus wants to bring forward for your pleasure and discovery, a Champagne whose notoriety is far from the great names of the Champagne region but having a quality well above these. It’s for us a wonderful discovery that we want to share with all the amateurs of fine bubbles! Found at Avize, … Continue reading CHAMPAGNE FALLET-PRÉVOSTAT, BLANC DE BLANCS GRAND CRU EXTRA BRUT, AVIZE
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 … Continue reading La Romanée, Domaine du Comte Liger Belair
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 … Continue reading Bottles at sea