A train ride. A beautiful woman. A bottle of Angelus. Remember the scene?
If you know your Bond movies I assume you nailed it before Angelus. Casino Royale. Nope, no Mouton, no Cabernet. We’re in Saint Emilion and Angelus is today one of the region’s bright shining stars. It’s not at Cheval Blanc or Ausone [...]
“All the biodynamic wines are more floral.” The statement comes from Perez Palacios at the Palacios family’s Bierzo project in Spain.*
I couldn’t agree more and this summer has – on several red wine occasions – proven Mr. Palacio’s claim to be spot on. In a good to great Pinot Noir I [...]
I had it all prepared. Locally grown vegetables; horse beans which were gently boiled, onions, leek and zucchini fried in a full bodied olive oil. On top of that a mildly smoked bacon. Crisp, slightly oily and wonderful green notes from the so fresh vegetables.
Summer time. I am happy; you are happy, everyone’s happy! Our lives seems to be easier and the burdens during winter are far away. Not only does the season change our mood, it also affects what we eat. Lighter salad dishes yes, but also big chunks of charcoal grilled meat find it’s way to [...]
60 years and never had a Dom Pérignon! So, a starter consisting of a cabbage leaf formed as a bowl, were filled with a subtle crab mix and around it just a few drops of an old balsamico. 1998 Dom Pérignon accompanied and made mum happy. Second 1998 [...]
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