Szaromodni Tokaji- Samuel Tinon

Szaromodni Tokaji- Samuel Tinon

by Paige Donner

Recently I had the chance to taste a Szamorodni 1971, a Tokaj « Grand Liquoreux »  made by Samuel Tinon.

This was only the second time I’ve tasted a Tokaj so I daresay that from herein out my palate is completely spoilt. I understand, too, now, why it is said that this was the preferred wine of King Louis XIV.

Samuel Tinon Szamorodni – Tokaji

I do enjoy France’s Sauternes, but…

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Fed Up - The Trailer

by Paige Donner

In a truly wonderful demonstration of Bollinger’s credo, Life Can Be Perfect (with Bollinger), the day of the SPIT competition unfolded delightfully in Aÿ, France…

All photos by Paige Donner copyright 2014 

SPIT competing schools this year were: 

Oxford University – First Place

Ecole Hotelière de Lausanne – 2nd Place

Saint Andrews University – 3rd Place

Contenders:

France -

EDHEC Lille, EM Lyon, ESSEC, HEC, IFP, Polytechnique, Université Paris Dauphine

International – Cambridge University, Copenhagen Business School, Harvard Business School, Sankt Gallen Universitat

Competition was held at Bollinger Maision and Cellars in Ay, France. With the generous sponsorship of Bollinger, Fouquet’s Barrière, IdealWine, Le Cordon Bleu, Lehmann Glass, Chateau Latour and many more…

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SPIT – Science Politique International Tasting (Competition)

by Paige Donner In a truly wonderful demonstration of Bollinger’s credo, Life Can Be Perfect (with Bollinger), the day of the SPIT competition unfolded delightfully in Aÿ, France…

SPIT – Science Politique International Tasting (Competition) by Paige Donner In a truly wonderful demonstration of Bollinger’s credo, Life Can Be Perfect (with Bollinger), the day of the SPIT competition unfolded delightfully in Aÿ, France…
Bollinger R.D. 2002 - New Release

Bollinger R.D. 2002 – New Release

by Paige Donner (with some translation from French original)

The great vision of Madame Bollinger – A Wine of Expertise For Eternity

After much contemplation, and repeatedly going back to the drawing board, Madame Lily Bollinger at long last decided on the term Récémment Degorgé for her prestige champagne.

The date was 1963 and it was during this era that the notion of Prestige Cuvées was…

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Moet & Chandon’s Pop-Up Restaurant with Yannick Alleno

Moet & Chandon’s Pop-Up Restaurant with Yannick Alleno

by Paige Donner

On a recent round-up of Paris interviews, I succeeded in doing the near-impossible – catching up with the man-in-motion, the chef who never stops, Mr. Yannick Alléno, 3* Michelin chef and champion of local-sourced ingredients for his outstanding cuisine.

Chef Yannick Alleno, Terroir Parisien Brongniart Chef Yannick Alleno, Terroir Parisien Brongniart

You can catch my interview with him on World Radio Paris by clicking on…

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Moët’s Pop-Up Restaurant With Yannick Alléno

Moët’s Pop-Up Restaurant With Yannick Alléno

Yannick Alleno in Terroir Parisien cellar photo by Paige Donner copyright 2014 IMG_1177

by Paige Donner

On a recent round-up of Paris interviews, I succeeded in doing the near-impossible – catching up with the man-in-motion, the chef who never stops, Mr. Yannick Alleno, 3* Michelin chef and champion of local-sourced ingredients for his outstanding cuisine.

Chef Yannick Alleno, Terroir Parisien Brongniart

Chef Yannick Alleno, Terroir Parisien Brongniart

You can catch my interview with him on World Radio Paris by clicking on the…

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World Radio Paris - World of Wine hosted by Paige DonnerWorld Radio Paris
WRPis Paris’s first-ever all-English radio station broadcasting 24 hours a day, 7…View Post

World Radio Paris - World of Wine hosted by Paige Donner

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WRPis Paris’s first-ever all-English radio station broadcasting 24 hours a day, 7…

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China Leads World In Red Wine Consumption





According to the market survey commissioned by Vinexpo, the international wine and…View Post

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According to the market survey commissioned by Vinexpo, the international wine and…

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Luxury Travel For Petsfor the most demanding clients ´pets : private jets, limos , hairdressers, five star hotels , dog…View Post

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for the most demanding clients ´pets : private jets, limos , hairdressers, five star hotels , dog…

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