Domaine de la Romanee-Conti has triumphed against the odds with its 2011 but allocations are under pressure and, like many in Burgundy, co-owner Aubert de Villaine is craving a 'normal' growing season in 2014.
Speaking to Decanter.com ahead of the official launch of Krug 2003 in London, director Olivier Krug and Chef de Caves Eric Lebel describe the deliberations in choosing to declare the vintage and the intricate tasting process involved.
You may have heard of a new wine gadget selling for just under US$300 called 'Coravin' which claims to allow wine to be tasted multiple times from the same bottle without ever removing the cork. Are you...
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