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In bed with the wines of Chateau Amsterdam

To me, Amsterdam is the most beautiful city in the world. Yes, I know, that’s what every person from Amsterdam says, and for a reason. Amsterdam has everything. And by everything, I really mean EVERYTHING. And thanks to the guys from Chateau Amsterdam, this beautiful city even has wine now. Damn, can this get...

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In bed with Chateau Guibot – Organic Bordeaux at its best

In 2016 I visited Bordeaux during a study trip of the Dutch Wine Academy. In addition to epic nocturnal adventures, we also visited quite a few wineries where we held extensive tastings and where every day three course menus full of Foie gras were served. Read about my adventures in bed with Chateau Guiraud...

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In bed with Lacryma Christi – from the Vesuvius with love

Volcanic wines and I are a match, you know that by now (read my adventures on Santorini here) and when a wine is named after the tears of Christ it is hard not to have high expectations. After all, Christ was quite a personality. Tears of Christ Lacryma Christi – DOC since 1983 –...

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In bed with Prévoteau- Perrier – surprising freshness

More than just pink Champagne On Prowein 2019 I discovered the Champagnes of Prévoteau – Perrier. A family run business based in Damery, known for their rosé Champagne. When it comes to pink bubbles, I’m always a bit sceptical. It doesn’t immediately make me thirsty, so to speak, and that is mainly caused because...

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In bed with Petit Guiraud – Wake me up for Sauternes

This week I’m laying in bed with nothing less than a bottle of Petit Giraud Sauternes 2013, the second wine of the famous Château Guiraud. Extra special is that I bought this bottle myself a few years ago at the winery during my visit to Bordeaux. Ecological and biodynamic Sauternes The wines of Guiraud...

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In bed with Fefiñanes – I live for Albariño

The magic of Albariño You may take (almost) anything from me in this life but not my Albariño. We are inseparable. I love Albariño in all its shapes and sizes. Especially sizes, think of big fat magnums full of salty tears. Oh, what a pleasure. And when I tell you that I’ve never been...

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In bed with Luigi Tecce

Campania at its best! The people who know me a little, know that I am a fan of Campania. Not only of the region but also of the wines that come from there. This is not only due to the fact that I was born in Campania and I was literally brought up with...