The Wine Hour – Live Podcast
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THE WINE HOUR – MAY 13 – 12:30 Napa / 15:30 NY / 20:30 UK / 21:30 Paris
SPECIAL GUEST: PHILIPPE DE LUR SALUCES, Co Manager Chateau de Fargues, France
Philippe de Lur Saluces is the 16th generation of Lur Saluces taking care, with the 15th – his father, Alexandre de Lur Saluces – of 2 estates (Fargues and Uza in the Landes) which arrived by the same marriage in 1472.
The de Lur Saluces family received the iconic Château d’Yquem in 1783. The family managed the estate until 2000 when it was sold to LVMH. Alexandre de Lur Saluces managed Château d’Yquem for more than 30 years. After the sale, the family devoted its passion for winemaking on the Château de Fargues.
Alexandre de Lur Saluces was joined by his son who worked previously in the world of luxury then wine. Philippe stayed with his family starting in 2010 in China working for the biggest wine importer, in charge of 5* hotels and free-standing restaurants in Beijing. He followed his wife in Shanghai where she had a job opportunity and started representing Château de Fargues in Asia.
In 2014, Philippe came back to Bordeaux where he started working at Château de Fargues before managing the family group.
WHO IS THE SHOW FOR?
If you love or are interested in Wine but you are not necessarily an expert, then this show is for you! The main idea is that you can enjoy Wine whatever your knowledge level. So, if you are curious and want to discover more about Wine, tune in.
THE THREE SHOW SEGMENTS
In our first segment, Uncorked, our team of Wine Experts, Jaime Araujo and Akos Forczek, deliver comments on current news from the Wine industry, market and personalities.
LICENSED TO TASTE
In Licensed To Taste, our second segment, Tanisha Townsend will answer your questions on wine pairing, how to buy wine as well as give you many useful tips.
HAVE A DRINK WITH ME
In our last segment, Have A Drink With Me, your host, Antoine Abou-Samra, will interview one or more personalities from the World of Wine.
THE WINE DREAM TEAM
JAIME ARAUJO – UNCORKED
Founder and CEO of Trois Noix, Napa Valley.
AKOS FORCZEK -UNCORKED
Founder and Chairman of Top Selection Wines and 9elmswines, London.
TANISHA TOWNSEND – LICENSED TO TASTE
Chief Wine Officer of Girl Meets Glass, Paris.
RAY ISLE – HONORARY MEMBER
Executive Wine Editor of Food & Wine, New York.
Founder of A Table For Two