Post Archive by Month: October,2016

Corsican wines resurrected : back from heaven

The grapes were here more than twenty centuries ago (think Greek Empire and ancient worlds). Yet 50 years ago, they were almost nowhere to be seen in Corsica. The reason is dire: the Great French Wine Blight followed by World War I were so damaging almost none survived.   End of the story? Hell no. It takes way more to make anything

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How we found the best sommelier in Singapore

Singapore has a thing for French wines.  And people here know their Bordeaux from their Bourgogne. It definitely takes a fine sommelier to please these knowledgeable tongues, so restaurants and bars have upped their game with masterly profiles. Each year, an exciting competition goes looking for the best French Wine sommelier in town. We told ourselves: why not follow those

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