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Domaines des Anges

    Domaine des Anges   On 26 September I went to the Domaine des Anges in the Ventoux for my twice-yearly visit. The new winemaker, Florent...

An Unhappy Spring

It has been an unhappy spring. The rain has bucketed down, and yet the Met Office has informed us this was the warmest May on...

A Tasting Marathon in Wiesbaden

The last Monday in August is generally the first of two days tasting in the old pumprooms in Wiesbaden. They are dedicated to the ‘Grosses Gewächs’ or...

Noilly Prat

I had a big treat in the middle of the month: I went down to Noilly Prat in Marseillan. The vermouth is made near Sète...

Truffles

It is the second of March as I write and yesterday I finally put a monster to bed. I haven’t really thought about much other...

Vievinum

Every two years the Austrian growers display their wares in the Hofburg – the Habsburg winter palace in Vienna. It is a mammoth undertaking arranged...

Dinner at Dinner

  “Dinner at Dinner” Review by Giles Macdonogh *Giles MacDonogh is a prize-winning author, artist, wine writer and translator. His books range in subject matter...

Giles MacDonogh – Wine & Food Diary

“It has been over thirty years now since I started writing about wine. I was living in Paris and doing research on the history of...