Tag Archives: Stéphane Derenoncourt

• Coppola lures Margaux winemaker to restored Inglenook

Coppola lures Margaux winemaker to restored Inglenook

Perhaps Francis Ford Coppola made him an offer he couldn’t refuse, or perhaps wine expert Phillipe Bascaules just loves the smell of Napa Valley in the morning: either way Coppola, director of film classics such as The Godfather and Apocalypse Now has lured the prominent winemaker from Château Margaux to breathe life into his California […]

• Wine tasters swoon over 2010 Bordeaux’s ‘liquid beauty’

Wine tasters swoon over 2010 Bordeaux’s ‘liquid beauty’

Bordeaux is spoiled for choice as it unveils the 2010 vintage, its third smash hit in six years, in a week of barrel tastings for wine professionals from around the world. “It’s liquid beauty,” said Denis Dubourdieu, a consulting winemaker and director of the Institute of Vine and Wine Sciences (ISVV) at the University of […]