Sep 30 2010
by Adam Lechmere- The owner of Domaine de la Romanee Conti and a Napa producer hope the launch of their range will alter people’s perceptions of Californian wine.
Hyde de Villaine, the joint venture between Aubert de Villaine and Larry Hyde, will launch in the UK next month.
The venture was established in 2000 between Larry Hyde and Aubert de Villaine, owner of Burgundy’s legendary Domaine de la Romanee Conti, who is married to Hyde’s cousin Pamela.
Rick Hyde, president of Hyde vineyards in Carneros, told Decanter.com they expected to come up against popular prejudice about California in the UK. Continue reading „Decanter: Romanee-Conti and Napa venture aims to change image of California“