Bubbles around the world (1): David’s choice

Our dear editor in chief (Hervé Lalau, for those who have no idea who runs this sloppy shop), in his great and incommensurable wisdom, has discretly suggested that we tune into the seasonal spirit this week by talking about sparkling wines. I had no particular objection to this, despite the fact that I seem to …

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Miscellaneous, or a mixed bag

I did one of these a while ago on this site: a mixed bag of various topics. Not having any major (all things are relative!) subject to fill these pages, I have settled this week on various subjects that merit a comment or two but do not fully explore any of the topics concerned. Do …

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The beauty of Sauvignon in Styria (1/2)

At the time of writing this article, I am at the end of a three day stay in the part of south-eastern Austria called Steiermark, or Styria if you prefer. Graz is the region's capital and it's wine sub-regions are spread out to the south, south-east and south-west of this city, the second largest of …

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Balade autrichienne

En cette fin d’année, à l’heure des bilans, je reviens sur un des voyages qui m’a le plus emballé en 2017, ma balade autrichienne, à l’occasion de l’Austrian Wine Summit. Le plus difficile, avec cet événement, c’est de choisir la ou les régions que l’on va visiter – on ne peut pas être partout à …

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