Behind Share A Bottle

Behind Share A Bottle

Lobster from the Oosterschelde with parsnip spaghetti, dried apricot and watercress. Sounds like a dish on the menu of a starred restaurant. Which could be true, Anand Kanhai (45), Founder of Share A Bottle, studied among others at the renowned Parisian cooking school...
Wine sleeping on the ocean floor

Wine sleeping on the ocean floor

As crazy as it may sound, if you go fishing in the Atlantic this summer, you could catch wine. Off the coast of Brittany and in the area of Basque Country wines are resting ninety meters deep on the ocean floor. Champagnes, Bordeaux, Burgundy and Val de Loire locked...
Au secours! Wine in stormy weather

Au secours! Wine in stormy weather

Have you watched the recent Tour de France stage where hailstones as big as golf balls came down on Dutch stage winner Tom Dumoulin? He did not seem to be bothered much, but these heavy lumps can really transform a car into a dented can. A vine-grower expecting a...
Behind every bottle, there is a winemaker

Behind every bottle, there is a winemaker

Vineyards often have a story, but the story of Casal Santa Maria is a special one. This vinyard exists because an ill man of 95, from the Baltic Livonia, wanted to experience a new adventure. Now he is 105 and is still walking around on this particular property. Baron...
Give the wine back to the winemaker!

Give the wine back to the winemaker!

A smartly dressed wine journalist, who has never made a drop of wine in his life, tells a shy winemaker during a mega trade fair how he should make his wine. The wine would have been better if the wine process had been so and so, and if in the vineyard this and if...