One of the great names in wine-making, Domaines Barons de Rothschild, said Sunday it plans to develop a vineyard in China to take advantage of growing interest in wine here. Chateau Lafite has a very high reputation on China and has partnered with CITIC, China’s largest state-owned investment company on 62 acres of vines on [...]
This weekend, 12 of the world’s top wine and champagne experts flew from all corners of the globe to the boutique Champagne House Perrier-Jouet for the chance to taste 20 historic vintages from the House’s own cellars, including the oldest champagne in the world: Perrier-Jouet Vintage 1825. Each sip would have been worth hundreds of [...]
The concept â€œDry Blizzardâ€ is a study of style and a new technical approach to an ice bucket for champagne Veuve Cliquot. Thomas Lemaireâ€™s â€˜Dry Blizzardâ€™ champagne bucket utilizes dry ice and a fan to circulate cold air around the bottle; the double-walled glass design ensures hot hands donâ€™t alter the temperature one iota.
If you’re tired of lugging your caviar and Krug around in a run-of-the mill basket, this is the trunk for you. An exercise in indulgence wrapped in brown colthide leather, this nifty piece, made by Parisian trunk makers Pinel & Pinel, has 10 drawers filled with the necessary accoutrements for a gourmet picnic The front [...]