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Celestial Wine – New Wines from Mars . . . and the Moon: Essence de Lune and Extrait de Mars

You might think that wine from Mars or the Moon is a crazy publicity stunt but two world-renowned meteorite hunters from Poligny in the Jura wine region have embarked on a serious wine making adventure. Bruno Fectay and Carine Bidaut have used a process to dilute the particles of celestial bodies specially developed for them by … Read more

Bordeaux and Brunello – Perse of Chateau Pavie Considering Buying Vineyard in Tuscany

Last week I spotted that Terre de Vins reported that Gerard Perse, owner of Chateau Pavie – newly promoted to Premier Grand Cru Classé A in the 2012 Saint Emilion Classification – would like to buy a vineyard in Italy one day: “I would like to invest in Tuscany, why not in Brunello.” Perse is also the owner of Châteaux Pavie Decesse, Monbusquet, Bellevue … Read more

Is Pétrus Asia’s New Lafite – and Will Garage Wines Take Off in China?

Jing Daily  have reported that Chinese wine collectors are turning to Pétrus and asks whether Pétrus will be the new Lafite for Chinese wine collectors: “Following their love affairs with Château Lafite Rothschild then Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (DRC) — it appears that they’re investing ever more into perennial status symbol Château Pétrus. While DRC — with its limited production … Read more