The elections of last October saw the socialist politician Romain Schneider returning to the post as Minister of Agriculture, Viticulture and Rural Development. The man from Wiltz is back in the office he held from 2009 to 2013.
This winter, for the first time in his family estate’s history, Marc Berna has produced straw wine. When the young wine grower (35) saw the exceptional quality of his grapes, he just knew that he had to try an experiment that proved to be far from simple.
Henri Jayer, Yquem, Ausone, Cheval Blanc, Haut-Brion… exceptional producers, only practically impossible to find in the vintages from the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s: the company Lux-Auction is going to be putting these timeless bottles up for sale.
One is a tiny country with an age-old winemaking tradition – the other a global heavyweight which only started to discover its passion for wine a few decades ago. A priori, it seemed highly unlikely that a corkscrew would help Luxembourg and Japan find common ground and yet, it is...