Chinese food and aged Bordeaux?

It works By Panos Kakaviatos for  29 January 2018 I recently met with friends at a Chinese restaurant in Bethesda, Maryland where we enjoyed 1970 Palmer and 1975 Trotanoy among other treasures with Chinese food. “Heresy” you say? The crazy spice and umami intensity often associated with Chinese food obliterates the soft finesse of […]

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Terroirs at Trimbach

By Panos Kakaviatos for  25 May 2017 Earlier this month, it was great to meet Julien Trimbach, son of Jean Trimbach, and nephew of winemaking director Pierre Trimbach of the celebrated Trimbach Estate in Ribeauvillé in Alsace. Trimbach wines are “go-to” in the sense that you can always rely on a pure, dry expression of Riesling, […]

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