Monthly Archives: April 2013

Château d’Yquem vertical with six vintages from 1983 to 2008

End of February, I arranged a tasting in a wine tasting club that I had been looking forward to for a long time, namely Château d’Yquem. Previously, I’ve only had the opportunity to taste Yquems one by one, so I was very curious to … Continue reading

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Dom Pérignon with Richard Geoffroy at Decanter

The main attraction among the Masterclasses at the Decanter Fine Wine Encounter in November 2012 was a tasting of Dom Pérignon with the winemaker Richard Geoffroy. The reason I dub it a main attraction (much as I truly enjoyed the … Continue reading

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Champagne on Good Friday

A friend invited a couple of us to a hotel suite where he temporarily had set up his base of operations, and hinted that we would be welcome to bring a bottle of our own. Other than a simpler warming-up … Continue reading

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BYO on Maundy Thursday

On Maundy Thursday, a very small but brave number of participants met up for a BYO activity in our wine tasting club. We ended up with two whites and two reds, and as usual they were served blind so we … Continue reading

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