[Jane Anson] Emmanuel Labergère has an unusually acute sense of what the vines need.
[Jane Anson] Extensive quarries built under Saint-Emilion is weakening the entire underground structure.
[Jane Anson] Chablis wines maintain a vivacity and spirit, a sense of reserve, direction and energy that can not be imitated anywhere else.
[Jane Anson] ‘Terroir is my passion, and the notion of reviving a forgotten treasure was irresistible.’
[Jane Anson] The problem with taxes, and specifically succession taxes, has long been an issue for French vineyards.
[Jane Anson] Monaco’s Hotel de Paris cellars is easily one of the world’s most jaw-dropping cellars.
[Jane Anson] ‘The solar panel issue is certainly key and is driving the situation for European wines, but one did not cause the other.’ says John Watkins, CEO of ASC Fine Wines.
[Jane Anson] Buy a bottle of appellation controllée (AOC) French wine and you're buying into tradition, history, and a guarantee of regional differences and high-quality winemaking.
[Jane Anson] Marsannay was for many years the forgotten village of the Côtes de Nuits.
The Belgians' relationship to the area goes back over five centuries. Belgium was seen as an extension of the big market for Right Bank wines in northern France.