Author: Arthur Coggill

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Plenitude versus Plentitude

October 27th 2016


Rebranding anything is difficult. People are conservative by nature and even when something has a terrible name to start with, like “Oil of Ulay”’s change to simply “Olay” or “Opal Fruits” to “Starburst”, there’s the feeling that something’s been lost. Dom Pérignon’s chief Chef de Cave Richard Geoffroy certainly had that fear when he took the audacious step in renaming Dom Pérignon’s late cellar release, the Oenothèque, to the more ornate, Plénitude. However, at a recent tasting of the Dom Pérignon Plenitude (P2) Rosé 1996 he was happy with his decision.

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The Merits of Twitter

May 31st 2013


For those who say Twitter is good for nothing and a waste of time, I am going to have to disappoint you. On the 17th, courtesy of Château Brane-Cantenac and the vinous blog 12×