Category Archive for: ‘Pers’

The doyen of the Dutch writing corps, Hubrecht Duijker, has just published his latest book: a feast of a thousand vignettes ranging from the amusing to the instructive. Based on a lifetime in the wine business, Duijker’s easy hand makes this book as readible and enjoyable to the novice as to the expert. In the […]

A wine tasting at the Maison du Languedoc in London on 10 November 2010 offered an interesting insight into the dynamic spirit of “Outsiders” in the region making quality wines. Twelve producers from half a dozen different countries (including France) were present. The leading UK wine trade magazine, Harpers, selected six of the best wines […]

In an article about sparkling wines, the American Wine Enthusiast magazine highlights the French origin of these wines, in Limoux. Illustrating the article is a photograph of one of the Rives-Blanques fields of Mauzac, the grape variety from which its historic Blanquette de Limoux is made, being planted by the property’s original owner. The first […]