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When Promontory came to lunch

February 13th 2020

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With the busy Burgundy 2018 campaign winding down, we look towards the superb releases coming out of Tuscany and Piedmont. But first, some lunch! This week we had the pleasure of welcoming the team from Promontory Wines to Goedhuis HQ. A relaxed masterclass over some lunch had us tasting a vertical of their Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignons.

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An Introduction to Storing Wine at Home

November 20th 2019

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In 2018, a Sotheby’s auction made history when it saw a bottle of 1945 Romanée-Conti from the eponymous Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (DRC) fetch $558,000, a dizzying new record for the most expensive bottle of wine ever sold. At $91,600 a glass, the purchaser may not plan to pull the cork. However, should he want to, he can rest assured that the 74-year-old wine has been spent its entire life in the pristine cellars of Robert Drouhin. How you store a wine makes all the difference between a bottle of nectar and a bottle of very expensive vinegar and the…