Chateau de Fieuzal

Chateau de Fieuzal, Pessac- Leognan, France

Words: Kirsten Durward    Photos: Monica Tindall It is always good to have friends, but having friends with contacts in the wine business is surely second to none. It is mainly thanks to one of our favourite restauranteurs and wine importers in Kuala Lumpur, Yin-…

Martillac, Chateau Smith Haute Lafite

Pessac- Leognan & Martillac, Bordeaux

Words:  Kirsten Durward    Photos: Monica Tindall During our wonderful weekend residing at the Chateau Fieuzal near Leognan, south of Bordeaux, we were able to snatch a few hours to discover what other delights the surrounding countryside held. It’s hard to mo…

best restaurants in Cognac

Le Bistro de Claude, Cognac, France

Words: Kirsten Durward   Photos: Monica Tindall Once again we are enjoying the company of two entertaining French gentlemen for dinner. Tonight’s companions are the humorous Jean-Luc Lebault, who has recently joined H. Mounier to lead their travel retail div…