Torres Chile


  Miguel Torres was one of the first foreign investors to buy land in Chile, attracted by the special climatic conditions of this region.   In 1979 Torres purchased one hundred hectares of vineyard in Maquehua, San Francisco Norte and Cordillera and a winery located in the Curicó Valley.  With him, Miguel Torres brought his family’s…

Autumn Lunch – 2017


    Autumn was Pushkin’s favourite season. In my days in Russia, autumn was magical for me too. Spring was joyous with bud break after the long bleak winter, chirping birds, happy, smiling girls in colourful frocks free of the burden of winter furs, the comforting sound of gurgling brooks. But, autumns were special with…

Rhone, Champagne and Burgundy – Day 4


The major event of the day was the tasting at Guigal The Guigal Estate was founded in 1946 by Etienne Guigal in Ampuis, a small ancient village and cradle of the Côte-Rôtie appellation. It shelters a unique vineyard where the vines and the wines have been famous for 2,400 years. Arriving in 1924 at 14…