MEET THE PROFESSIONAL Edouard Moueix Deputy General Manager of Jean-Pierre Moueix When I launched TastedAndRated I would never have imagined I would have the opportunity to interview Edouard Moueix. So I was so humbled to spend three beautiful days with him, while talking and drinking his beautiful wines from Pomerol, St. Emilion and Napa Valley. Edouard is the [...]
During the Italian Cuisine World Summit 2016, I had the honor of organizing the Best Kept Secret Wine Dinner. The idea behind this dinner was to display 12 gems of 12 Italian wineries to be presented by 12 of the most influential Sommelier’s in the country. The hot spot location of this amazing dinner was at Social by Heinz Beck restaurant at the Waldorf Astoria, on Palm Jumeirah in Dubai.
For 14 years I have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of a Master of wine to grace Dubai with his knowledge. Coincidentally, that day perfectly coincided with my first article for our newly born Wine Blog.
We meet with Mr. Rollo at the iconic restaurant R Trader, situated in Al Fattan Currency House for lunch. Joining him was Mr. Mark Brough of MMI and as with all the wine tastings, we started ordering food to taste along with his selection of wines. Mr. Rollo comes from an English Family that has produced wines for three generations.
We all love Champagne and sure we all have our favorites, however, there is one brand that everyone likes and so do I. I have been using their Brut Reserve by the glass since 14 years ago when I start to have my own wine list, up until my last project. Today I finally met one of the two brothers that manage the House, firstly, Mr. Antoine Roland-Billecart ...