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Bois de Boursan Winemaker Dinner
Date: Friday August 1
Place: KEISUKE MATSUSHIMA, http://www.restaurant-i.jp/en/
We’re very pleased to announce our latest winemaker dinner. Jean-Paul Versino of Domaine Bois de Boursan in Châteauneuf-du-Pape will join us at the acclaimed and beautiful KEISUKE MATSUSHIMA, whose owner chef Keisuke Matsushima also runs a fabulous Michelin starred restaurant in Nice in the South of France. It promises to be a great venue for enjoying one of France’s great wines and we hope many of you will join us. Jean-Paul will talk about the wines in French and English and there will be Japanese interpretation.
This dinner will be a great opportunity to learn more Châteauneuf-du-Pape and what makes it so special!
In order to reserve your place, please reply to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Bois de Boursan dinner”.
Thiers St Peray Brut NV
Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc 2013
Châteauneuf-du-Pape Felix 2010
* The venue name has been changed to KEISUKE MATSUHIMA from Restaurant-I
IBIZA SHOW CASE
The Vine will participate in IBIZA SHOW CASE, a 2-day event in which you will get to know and experience “the last paradise on earth”. Ibiza culture and also our proud Ibiza wines await you there.
Date: May 30(Fri) 19:30 – 22:00, 31(Sat) 11:00-19:00
Venue: RepicaLounge http://www.repica.jp/
Minami Aoyama 2-24-15, Aoyama Tower Bldg. Annex
Access: Less than a minute from Metro Gaien Mae Station 1b exit
It’s first time for this event to be hold in Tokyo. Don’t miss it!
Boyer Côtes du Rhône Les 3 Filles Blanc 2012
Fashionable, aromatic blend from cooler Southern Rhône terroir. Simple, modern winemaking emphasises fruit and freshness. A satin texture gives classy feel.
Henriques Côtes du Roussillon-Villages La Linea 2011
Savvy family estate makes wines with local co-op from old vines they manage. Rich, classic Roussillon flavour, outstandingly well-balanced. La Linea more intense, dark.
Terraprima Penedes Blanco 2011
New Can Rafols project. Unusual blend, simply made for more international, fruity style. Organic. Some chestnut barrel ageing for complexity.