The wine that made it all the way to Hollywood

Abraham Maslov once wrote: ”Either you take a step forward towards growth or you take a step back towards security.” Lambouri Winery has a long, deep history and stands on solid ground. But when I meet Mr Roland Wig, the current Director, I quickly realise that this is a winery that is taking big and confident steps forward.He proudly shows …

A cherished reunion with a force of nature

The first meeting My first encounter with wine from Cyprus was in Berlin. A friend brought along a few bottles and I got to try them. A full-bodied, round red wine was so good that I was given a bottle as a gift to take home. It was enjoyed a few months later with a piece of grilled Swedish Elk …

Bröllopet som utnämnde ett kungligt vin

”Vinum Regum, Rex Vinorum”  Kungen av Vin, Vinet för Kungar. Ett epitet som under århundradena getts till flera olika viner. Mest känt av dem är kanske den Ungerska Tokaij som enligt legenden dubbades till Vinernas kung av Ludvig XIV av Frankrike. Likaså den Italienska Barolon går ibland under detta epitet.  Men den absolut första att få denna hederstitel är Commandaria.  …