3 minutes with…Alexander Van Beek, CEO, Château Giscours , 3ème Cru Classé

https://giscours.com/en/



1. What is your wine mission?


Precision and quest for quality


2. Next big thing in wine?


Deal with global warming



3. Your ‘go to’ glass after a hard day?


Negroni




4. Music paradise?


The Doors



5. Preferred colour?


Blue



6. Favourite film?


This year, Don’t look up



7. Fondest vintage?


2005 and 2010 Bordeaux, 2002 Burgundyg


8. Oak or stainless steel?


Concrete


9. Best place to eat?


Family table with friends and family




10. Food and wine matching purgatory?


Artichokes


11. Guilty food and wine match?


Red and fish


12. Favourite wine writer (apart from yourself)?


Robert Parker


13. Wine ‘fad’ irritation?


Bad glassware


14. Most delicious cheese?


Aged Dutch


15. Inspiring novel?


Most of John le Carré’s books and The Great Gatsby



16. Damascene wine moment?


Blind tasting in Hong Kong, Château D’Yquem 1813 with great friends



17. Most beautiful vineyard in the world?


Vergelegen, South Africa



18. Ideal last sip?


Port Fonseca 63


19. Next place to visit?


So many



20. Best advice?


Live the moment!

















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