A Virginia wine chronicle in the heart of Alsace

By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles.com  28 November 2015 My wine loving pal Dave McIntyre should have been there. Well, at least it will make him smile. It was an ironic evening. I had gone to the recently revamped wine bar, the Hotel Hannong’s “Black and Wine” with a couple of friends: journalists based in Strasbourg, […]

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Tired of expensive wine

By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles An original wooden case of six bottles of Clos des Lambrays 2012, purchased direct from the domain, cost me over €600. Clos des Lambrays is hardly the most expensive grand cru Burgundy. While more expensive than, say, most Corton grands crus, it is not nearly as onerous on the wallet as Grands Echezeaux […]

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