Hospices de Beaune, the saga of a Winemaking Hospital (english version)
EAN13
9782351560495
ISBN
978-2-35156-049-5
Éditeur
Féret
Date de publication
Collection
Beaux Livres du Vin
Nombre de pages
191
Dimensions
31 x 25 x 2 cm
Poids
1600 g
Langue
anglais
Langue d'origine
français
Code dewey
634.809
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The third Sunday of November. The famous Herspices de Beaune is putting its wines up for sale. These cuvees, sold to the highest bidders throughout the afternoon, capture the attention of an entire profession and the passion of those who taste them. The world's oldest charity auction began working . its magic in 1859. But the Hospices de Beaune is much more than a historical aet of altruism. A new page in the chronicle of this unusual "winemaking hospital" is written each year, with each new vintage, and fascinates the entire world.
Laurent Gotti reveals all the aspects of this extraordinary saga: its centuries of rich history; its vineyards, and its vignerons who, over time, allow the development of each vintage. He also cames us to the heart of the auetion. Buyers come From all over the world: Japan, German)) the United States... Many big names From show business, literature, and science have presided over the event... This auction also constitutes the first glimpse of the new vintage, the incontrovertible opportunity to gauge Burgund)) and we accompany the author on a trip through the arcane mysteries of its birth.
Gotti's intima te knowledge of his subjeet allows us to learn in detail the history and provenance of each of these cuvees that have brought joy to the most exaeting connoisseurs for so many years. The wines of the Hospices de Beaune are a gift From history to todays wine connoisseurs.
This book is dedicated to them so that they may discover this formidable adventure, this striking testimony to the vivacity and generosity of the civilization of wine!
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