Happy new Year to all of you! 2012 was a year filled with many wines, not too many tastings and blind tastings, but certainly enough Epicurian moments to fill a few pages. I certainly have not reported everything, as workload was higher than in previous years, but there are some great moments that are worth being mentioned anew. Read the rest of this entry »
It is always a pleasure to take a dive into the Paris wine scene, also because it naturally is different than the scene in Germany and other countries. At the moment, wine bars in Paris are driven by the Vin Naturel craze and the hunger for organic and farmed produce. Our first stop (in a wine bar) on that March weekend was at L’Avant-Comptoir, this narrow, standing-only bar adjascent to Le Comptoir, Yves Camdeborde’s acclaimed restaurant and which are both located in the ground floor of his hotel, the Relais Saint-Germain. Read the rest of this entry »
Lange muss man in der deutschen Spätburgundersparte stöbern um Qualitäten zu finden wie sie im Burgund in die Flasche gebracht werden.
So war ich auch sehr glücklich bei einer kleinen Probe im Weinsinn, einer netten und stylishen Weinbar im frankfurter Westend teilzunehmen. Dorthin hatte der Weinhändler Tour Du Vin geladen um die Weine ihres burgundischen Flagschiffwinzers Gilbert Felettig vorzustellen, und diesen auch mitsamt seines Vaters gleich mitgebracht.
Der Winzer: Gilbert Felettig
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