One of Alsace’s most respected vignerons, Léon Beyer, from the family Maison Léon Beyer established in 1580, will conducting a Master Class at Taberna Wine Bar, Singapore. Arguably the most underappreciated wine region in the Asia market, for reasons wine journalists, sommeliers and restaurateurs cannot explain, given these wines are so well suited to both our climate and cuisine. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet one of the regions most talented vigneron’s. Details below: Read More >
One of France’s finest winemakers explains the philosophy behind his art to a fascinated Curtis Marsh.
I recently attended an enlightening symposium on riesling and pinot gris held by the ardent winegrowers of Nelson, New Zealand. Situated in the very north of south island, Nelson is somewhat over-shadowed by its commercially heavyweight neighbor Marlborough. However, as clearly evident in the regional and international tastings we experienced, Nelson – and New Zealand as a whole – is making world-class examples of these varieties.
Most Consistent and Best Quality – Price Rapport White Wine of the Year 2007
Twelve generations of Trimbachs have prevailed since 1626 over this pre-eminent Alsace house, an unbroken line unthinkable in the new world. The collaboration of time-honored knowledge and skills always impresses me. Maison Trimbach commands the greatest respect from fine wine lovers universally. Their Clos Sainte Hune vineyard, which they have owned for two centuries, is the most distinguished single vineyard in Alsace and produces arguably the finest dry riesling in the world.