Nouveau nonsense!

Guillaume Lapaque – looks to have rattled someone's cage..... As part of our considerable coverage on 2019 Primeur wines I posted on 19th November the results of the informal competition to discern the best of the Touraine Primeurs. The competition is organised by Guillaume Lapaque, who used to be director of both the Vins de …

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Rififi en prévision dans les IGP

Petite cause, grands effets! En examinant une fraude à l’IGP Huîtres de Marennes-Oléron (des producteurs n’auraient pas respecté les conditions de l’affinage en claires), le Tribunal de La Rochelle a mis au jour un problème beaucoup plus important. Contrairement au cahier des charges de cette IGP, qui stipule que les huîtres doivent provenir du littoral …

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Tricky and awkward quiz – can you tell the difference between Château Latour and Chai Latour?

 A  B   A restaurant called called Chai Latour in the outskirts of Lille has been accused by lawyers acting for Château Latour in Pauillac of potentially confusing the public by its choice of name.  Chai Latour was established some six years ago and chai is a nice pun on chez and is run by …

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