Do you know what I did last summer? I’ve visited the wine region that I admire the most: Champagne. I was already in love with everything about Champagne before the trip. As a winemaker, it’s the production method that I’ve studied and admired the most; as a wine drinker, it’s the wine that I enjoy… Continue reading THE SMILING ANGEL
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
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!
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
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!’’
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
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”