Tasting Notes

Wine Crush | Blanc de Blancs

The recent launch of Perrier-Jouët’s Blanc de Blancs is a perfect illustration of the Maison’s distinctive floral signature. This elegant new cuvée pays tribute to the vibrant freshness of the Chardonnay grape.

Vivacious and unrestrained, the Perrier-Jouët Blanc de Blancs showcases the unique freshness of the Maison's emblematic grape. To create it, Hervé Deschamps has selected an elegant blend of floral Chardonnays from the Champagne region's best vineyards. The seventh Perrier-Jouët Cellar Master chooses solely the Chardonnay to produce this exceptional cuvée, harnessing the pioneering spirit of the House and two centuries of...

October 20, 2017

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Into the wilderness

Andrea Petrini explores Faroese fine dining and discovers a love of post-pastoral cuisine, written exclusively for FOUR Magazine…

Faroese fine dining Do you know the Faroe Islands? For the adventurous taste seekers, they are the top destination. Untamed. Uncharted. Unspoilt. Unpolluted. The Faroe Islands, a subarctic archipelago belonging to the kingdom of Denmark, consists of a scattering of islands, north of Scotland, south-east of Iceland and west of Norway. Welcome to the last European settlement, a still largely unknown area made of great contrasts, green...

October 18, 2017

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Heiko Nieder | Creative Head

Heiko Nieder has refined his style and puts a spell on his guests with modern, surprising, and very poignant creations that originate in the mind’s eye. An experience highly recommended by Ingo Scheuermann.

As you drive up the Adlisberg in Zurich, the majestic Hotel The Dolder Grand rises on the forest's edge. A Grand Hotel at its best. It underwent a substantial renovation by star-architect Norman Foster between 2004 and 2008, providing it with a new modern glow and shifting the main building, which dates back to 1899, into the right light. It is a special, almost magical, place where you access a unique world. Ambiance, service, and...

October 16, 2017

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#FOURNews | The Aviary NYC now open at Mandarin Oriental NYC

The Five-Star Mandarin Oriental, New York and Chicago-based co-owners Chef Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas of the widely-acclaimed Alinea Group have announced the opening of The Aviary NYC.

Featuring a distinctive culinary approach to cocktails and service, The Aviary NYC also includes The Office NYC, a speakeasy-style environment, balancing the world of old and new. The concept is Chef Achatz and Kokonas’ inaugural hotel partnership and first location outside of Chicago. Both spaces were designed by Tihany Design and are located on the hotel’s 35th floor. Reservations for The Aviary NYC are now available and...

October 15, 2017

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