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Gaja's 150th birthday - video
7 Apr 2009 by Jancis Robinson
As I explained in What we're up to next week , I had the most unnecessary job of my life last Saturday morning, co-hosting a celebration at Vinitaly of a wine tasting to celebrate the 150th annniversary of Gaja, the most famous wine producer of Piemonte, arguably of Italy. Angelo Gaja is not exactly short of a word, so I hardly had to coax anything out of him. In fact those of us on the platform had our work cut out to get a word in edgeways. But he is wonderfully engaging, despite what he refers to below as his 'rather bizarre' character. And the wines, on which I report elsewhere, were stunning. This was the first time that...

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