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French Wine Chateaux: Distinctive Vintages and Their Estates

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An exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the stunning estates of Frances most prestigious and long-standing vineyards. Hennessy, Moët & Chandon, Dom Pérignon, Mercier, Krug, Ruinart, Veuve Clicquot, Château dYquem, and Cheval Blanc: across the world these names are synonymous with prestige, secrets passed down from generation to generation, and the inimitable genius of French wine production. These producers, who together comprise the Moët Hennessy group, werent satisfied with simply striving to make the best Cognac, Champagne, Sauternes, or Saint-Emilion. Since they were founded, each has been dedicated to cultivating an environment in which these exceptional French products can be fully appreciated. And so, in order to entertain in style, these legendary institutions have constructed elegant estates. Guests savor meals that have been composed to subtly complement and ultimately intensify the experience of tasting the sought-after libations. Stunning countryside surroundings, beautiful interior design, a friendly atmosphere, and often contemporary art all play a role in entertaining guests; many eminent designers and architects have contributed to these exquisite locales. This volume is an invitation to discover the magic of these beautiful retreats, and the institutions behind them.

About the Author

Alain Stella has co-authored Historic Houses of Paris, Distinctive Vintages: Fine French Wines and Spirits, and The Little Book of Coffee. Daniel Rondeau, author, journalist, and publisher, is the French ambassador to UNESCO. Francis Hammonds photographs have appeared in Elle Décor and Martha Stewart Living, as well as in The British Ambassadors Residence in Paris and Versailles: A Private Invitation.

Product Details

ISBN:
9782080201379
Author:
Stella, Alain
Publisher:
Flammarion-Pere Castor
Author:
Hammond, Francis
Author:
Rondeau, Daniel
Subject:
Wine
Subject:
Antiques-General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20130231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
250 ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
12.3 x 10 x 1.24 in 4.86 lb

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