L’Atelier du Vin – Interview with Margherita Matticari
As the years go by, I think the best way to define what I do is “Designer/Artisan”, because for me, a piece’s form and its materials are inextricably linked. I draw in pencil and on the computer, but I also need my sewing machine to “communicate” with materials such as linen, hemp cloth, cotton, and of course leather.
Wine Tourism in Champagne: an Oenological Journey
Vineyards are natural wonders, no matter the season. Beyond their beautiful landscape lies an ancestral and regional cultural heritage. To understand wine, you have to return to its homeland, taste its harvested grapes and explore the estate’s cellar.
L’Atelier du Vin, a Nearly 100-Year-Old Passion for Corkscrews
From the cellar to the table, the ritual of wine tasting is enhanced by foil cutters, aerators, decanters, glasses, vacuum pumps, stoppers and other fine oenological accessories. But among all these wine tools, for neophytes as well as connoisseurs, the corkscrew is king. From its mysterious origins, when glass bottles and corks were adopted for […]