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Vanneque Christian

The French wine specialist Christian Vanneque (* 1950) was for ten years sommelier in the famous three-star restaurant "La Tour d´Argent" in Paris (on the website of the house, King was founded in 1582 and the most famous guest Henry IV ) Indicated. In 1976 he was one of the 11 jurors at the legendary Paris Wine Tasting and also at the 30th anniversary of this tasting in 2006. Vanneque went to the USA in 1984, where he worked as a consultant for well-known hotel chains such as "Four Seasons" (Beverly Hills, Los Angeles) and "Givenchy Resort & Spa" (Palm Springs California). In 1990 he opened the "La Palette" restaurant in New York, sold it in 1999 and went to Bali, where he runs the two restaurants "The Living Room" and "SIP Sunset Grill". In July 2011 he acquired from Antique Wine Company a bottle in London Château d'Yquem of the legendary vintage 1811 around £ 75,000 (£ 85,000). It was exhibited at the opening of his new restaurant. Vanneque does not want to open the bottle until 2017 on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. It is the so far most expensive white wine in the world,

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