Prats on wine styles of the future
21 Mar 2014 by Jancis Robinson
While zooming around the foothills of the Himalayas with Jean-Guillaume Prats last week, inspecting LVMH's plans to make the best wine in China, I witnessed the most fascinating conversation in the front seat of the white Landcruiser. (Jean-Guillaume is seen here with it in front of a sacred, unclimbed peak at 7000 m near his new vineyards.) We were being (expertly) driven by Maxence Dulou, the Langon-born technical director of the project who has settled in - how's this for an address? - Shangri-la Old Town with his vivacious Chilean wife Paula and their two young children. This romantic, Tibetan location is almost four hours from...

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