From 1522 to 2018: Enjoying Philipponnat Champagne

Champagne evening at Mirabelle Restaurant in Washington D.C. By Panos Kakaviatos for 9 November 2018 When asked by Heidi Arnold of the famous Heart’s Delight Wine Auction here in Washington D.C. if I wanted to join a special Champagne dinner with Charles Philipponnat, I hesitated to reply for … not even a second. Over […]

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Saint Julien Elegance

17 vintages of Château Lagrange (and more) by Panos Kakaviatos for  13 May 2018 Bordeaux is not just about showing off expensive wines. Nor about maximum power and density. It shouldn’t be defined only as inexpensive Bordeaux AOC level wines, either. Such categories have their value and allure – to be sure. Earlier this month, […]

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