A scotch whisky distiller, when asked recently if he made any blends, was gloriously sniffy and dismissive of blended whisky. It would have been interesting to see and hear what he would have made of the Johnnie Walker Directors Blends, which I got to taste last Thursday (November 28) in London.
Mallet succeeds previous Dominique Capart of Domaine de la Chapelle de Vâtre.
Les Vins Aujoux general manager, Mallet, starts a two-year term. Vice president is Thierry Saint-Cyr, a south Beaujolais winemaker and general secretary of the Beaujolais Winemakers’ Union.