France is "the" place!

SET YOUR NOSE FREE AT SATURDAY MARKET

I love going to local food markets. When I visit a new city, I always search for them because I think it’s one of the best ways to know better the place. The food that is sold in the local markets represents the climate, the soil, the season, the people, the habits… Moreover, it is… Continue reading SET YOUR NOSE FREE AT SATURDAY MARKET

France is "the" place! · Vineyard Life

WAKING UP IN 8 DAYS: GOOD MORNING VINEYARD!

Nothing can make me happier: Arrival of spring after a long and cold winter! Most of the habitants of the North hemisphere already started to enjoy spring; awakening of the nature affects us immediately in a positive way! Obviously, as human beings, we are not the only ones who get active with the arrival of… Continue reading WAKING UP IN 8 DAYS: GOOD MORNING VINEYARD!

France is "the" place!

DRINKING GOLD IN CHATEAU D’YQUEM

I was very lucky to drink my first (and until now last) glass of Château d’Yquem, right in Château d’Yquem. An experience that I will always remember, and that I will render unforgettable by sharing it with you. Before visiting Château d’Yquem and tasting its wine, I’ve heard many things about it, of course. However,… Continue reading DRINKING GOLD IN CHATEAU D’YQUEM

France is "the" place! · Interviews

RODRIGO LAYTTE: ‘‘THERE ARE NO RECIPES IN WINEMAKING!’’

Welcome to the second part of the interview that I made with Rodrigo Laytte. If you still didn’t, please do read the first part of our interview. Wine sector, is one of the most universal sectors in the world, with high rotation of the information among the countries along with the employees. But it is… Continue reading RODRIGO LAYTTE: ‘‘THERE ARE NO RECIPES IN WINEMAKING!’’

France is "the" place! · Interviews

FROM CHILE TO THE WORLD WITH RODRIGO LAYTTE

We are in Margaux, one of the most famous and historical wine regions of the world, with Rodrigo Laytte, the technical director of Château Kirwan. Rodrigo Laytte is the first Chilean viticulturist and winemaker who is in charge of the management of a château in Bordeaux, but actually his story is way longer than this.… Continue reading FROM CHILE TO THE WORLD WITH RODRIGO LAYTTE

France is "the" place! · Interviews

PHILIPPE DAMBRINE: “2015, THE BEST YEAR IN THE LAST DECADE”

I have the opportunity to interview Philippe Dambrine, who is the general manager of Château Cantemerle and also president of Conseil des Vins du Médoc. Monsieur Dambrine has been working in this château since 28 years, even longer in Médoc, and of course he knows this region by hearth. So, I will be asking him personal… Continue reading PHILIPPE DAMBRINE: “2015, THE BEST YEAR IN THE LAST DECADE”

France is "the" place!

HOW I MET MY PETIT VERDOT?

This is the story of how I met Petit Verdot variety in the vineyard and how I chased it until my wine glass. Have you ever met the grape of the wine that you drank? It is a really good feeling and it definitely changes the way how you look into your glass of wine. In September,… Continue reading HOW I MET MY PETIT VERDOT?