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Snowing at Petrus!

On 10 January 2024, light powdery snow covered the 11.3-hectare vineyard of Petrus In some 30 years of visiting the Pomerol great, it had never happened. Until last month. Wednesday 10 January 2024 to be exact. It was SNOWING at PETRUS! Although light, the snow was more than a flurry wisping across the Right …

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Breaking News! A Second White • Chateau Margaux

A SECOND WHITE • CHATEAU  MARGAUX Bordeaux has been producing white wine for a long time. In fact, during periods of its winemaking history, white wine was more prevalent than red. Since the early 18th Century, Chateau Margaux has produced a white wine. Known historically as Chateau Margaux Vin Blanc …

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Petrus Under Snow ❄️

Wednesday 10 January 2024 was special. A light snow furry was wisping across Saint-Julien and the rest of the Left Bank as our group left BEYCHEVELLE and the Gironde, heading for the Dordogne on the Right Bank. PETRUS was our destination. When we arrived, a winter wonderland greeted us. In …

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No plastic packaging for fresh produce in 2024

Plastic packaging for fresh fruits and vegetables will be banned from 1 January 2024 in France. Meanwhile, up to 29 foods are exempt from the country’s ban on plastic-wrapped produce including berries, brocoli and mushrooms. The government’s goal is to phase out all single-use plastics by 2040. The first step …

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Most Important Date in Chinese Wine

The most important day on the Singapore calendar in 2023 for Chinese Wine is Saturday 25 November 2023. MARSELAN MASTERCLASS Three weeks from now, wine lovers in Singapore will be able to attend a Masterclass featuring 8 Chinese wines in the presence of their founder proprietors and winemakers. Some of the wines have never been …

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Private Sale • Exclusive To Just Wine Club Members

Chateau Brane-Cantenac There will be a Private Sale Saturday 21 October 2023 at the Wine, Beer & Spirits Fest in the atrium of VivoCity. Exclusive to Just Wine Club Members 11 am to 5 pm, it will then be opened to the public if stocks last. Just Wine Club Members …

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Just Arrived • Ex-Chateau

Chateau Pichon Comtesse Domaine de Chevalier Proprietor Olivier Bernard and sons Hugo (left) and Adrien (right) JUST ARRIVED • EX-CHATEAUFAIRPRICE MAKES BORDEAUX HISTORY A shipment of some of Bordeaux’s finest wines and most sought-after vintages has arrived. These are being offered in FairPrice’s Wine, Beer & Spirits Fest at the …

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Bouchard Aine & Fils • Founded 1750

Puligny-Montrachet Chardonnay Pouilly-Fuisse The atrium of VivoCity has been transformed into Singapore’s largest ever Wine, Beer & Spirits Fest!  Featuring over 400 wines, beers, sakes and spirits, the fair will end this Sunday 22 October 2023. If you are a Just Wine Club member, enjoy another 8% discount on top of promotional prices. (I declare my interest …

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