Monica Larner: Italian wine, biodiversity and indigenous grapes

Monica Larner: Italian wine, biodiversity and indigenous grapes

With all the focus going on a few famous regions, and often overshadowed altogether by its French neighbours, the sheer variety of Italian wines is often overlooked. We talk to Monica Larner, an award-winning wine critic and writer who lives in Rome, about Italy’s fantastically diverse offering of wine. The…

27
Mar
Topic: Wine & Sake
Burgundy on a Budget

Burgundy on a Budget

Luxeat Insider · 7th ED.

Burgundy on a Budget

Luxeat Insider · 7th ED.

by William Kelley from Robert Parker The Wine Advocate By many metrics, Burgundy is enjoying unprecedented success. Dominating any list of the world’s most expensive wines, the region produces some of the most coveted and costly beverages on the planet. What’s more, Burgundy’s animating philosophy of terroir—the notion that the…

13
Feb
5 Special Champagnes for The Festive Season

5 Special Champagnes for The Festive Season

Luxeat Insider · 6th ED.

5 Special Champagnes for The Festive Season

Luxeat Insider · 6th ED.

Here are my five champagne suggestions worth trying to celebrate the festive season. Our partner Vivino offers a 10% discount for First Time Buyer until January 15th, 2020 (Valid worldwide excluding Sweden, Ireland, Macao and Monaco).Vivino Coupon Code: VINONEW10 Our partner Vivino offers a 10% discount for First Time Buyer…

25
Dec '20
The best season to enjoy Sake

The best season to enjoy Sake

Luxeat Insider · 5th ED.

The best season to enjoy Sake

Luxeat Insider · 5th ED.

By Pablo Alomar Salvioni More than a month has passed since SAKE DAY, a yearly celebration of sake that takes place on the first of October. This observance marks the beginning of the brewing year thanks to the newly harvested rice. Autumn is undoubtedly sake season. Fresh Fresh sake. In…

13
Nov '20
Finding outstanding equality in Burgundy

Finding outstanding equality in Burgundy

Luxeat Insider · 4th ED.

Finding outstanding equality in Burgundy

Luxeat Insider · 4th ED.

By Thatcher Baker-Briggs Canadian/American sommelier Thatcher Baker-Briggs has made a career of stepping outside his comfort zone, always pushing himself to learn and master something new. His professional trajectory boasts key positions in kitchens and dining rooms of some of the most influential restaurants in the world including then three-Michelin…

17
Sep '20
5 favourite wines from the Spanish Mediterranean coast

5 favourite wines from the Spanish Mediterranean coast

Luxeat Insider · 3rd ED.

5 favourite wines from the Spanish Mediterranean coast

Luxeat Insider · 3rd ED.

by Bruno Tannino Highly regarded wine writer, penning several awarded articles and co-author of the renowned Sapiens del Vino, Sommelier, Cava trainer, jury member, and all-round wine lover, Bruno Tannino knows wine. And more than just wine he knows Spanish Mediterranean wine; the reason we are so lucky to have…

7
Aug '20
5 favourite wines from the French & Italian Mediterranean coast

5 favourite wines from the French & Italian Mediterranean coast

Luxeat Insider · 3rd ED.

5 favourite wines from the French & Italian Mediterranean coast

Luxeat Insider · 3rd ED.

by Mirazur’s Benoit Huguenin Well under thirty-years-old, head sommelier at three-MICHELIN-starred restaurant, Mirazur in Menton France, Benoît Huguenin represents a new generation of wine experts. “The first words chef Mauro (yes, he’s referring to chef Mauro Colagreco) said to me were, ‘I don’t want a classic sommelier,’” he tells the…

7
Aug '20
6 taste defining & defying sakes

6 taste defining & defying sakes

Luxeat Insider · 2nd ED.

6 taste defining & defying sakes

Luxeat Insider · 2nd ED.

by Pablo Alomar Salvioni Sake, locally known as Nihonshu, is drenched in myth and mystery. The Japanese seem to have a complex code in their DNA that defines the exclusive rules surrounding sake tasting…and their exceptions, in a deep and difficult balance. What for Europeans is black or white, for…

27
Jun '20
Sake pairing, the ultimate guide

Sake pairing, the ultimate guide

Sake pairing, the ultimate guide

by Pablo Alomar Salvioni Beyond pairings with sushi, sake is the perfect drink to bring out the full flavour of any dish. While sake is definitely not wine… it can certainly be paired with food in similar ways. Check out this in-depth look at the nectar of Nippon and the…

25
Jun '20
The 5 Best Rosé Wines of 2020

The 5 Best Rosé Wines of 2020

Luxeat Insider · 1st ED.

The 5 Best Rosé Wines of 2020

Luxeat Insider · 1st ED.

The days are getting warmer. Flowers have started blooming. Summer is just around the corner. Yes, it’s Rosé season! The perfect companion for salads, fruit and seafood, Rosé is also the ideal companion for relaxing in your own backyard during these… interesting times. Check out this exclusive top-five list of…

23
May '20
Bar Gen Yamamoto

Bar Gen Yamamoto

Bar Gen Yamamoto

Like Matt Goulding wrote in his book Rice, Noodle,Fish, “Japan is the land of a million shokunin, dedicated artisans who bless this country with their quiet pursuit of perfect”. One of the key reasons why ingredients and food in Japan taste so much better is specialization, choosing just one task…

13
Jun '16