Click here to download WWHQ 2012 Catalog featuring my new selections for World Wine HeadQuarters&trade.
World Wine HeadQuarters (WWHQ) is a new John Larchet entity that has been on the "drawing board" for a number of years, given my love and familiarity of fine wines from around the world, as well as family connections. True to its name, WWHQ will comprise of distinctive Wine Estates from both new and old world countries, with a key dimension that will distinguish it from other "worldly" portfolios.
I am intent on selecting only two or three distinctive properties from each country of origin (yes, two or three per country!!), so that WWHQ is a truly balanced "worldly" portfolio, without any obvious "bias". This requires significant discipline on my part, but it is what I want to do. It also means I am not competing with my friends with specialist portfolios, just like TAPWC, my specialist Australian Estate portfolio. Read more
- Domaine De La Chique Estate
Herve and Claudine Bizuel have resurrected the fortunes of a neglected â€œgemâ€ in Roussillon: Domaine de la Chique and its Old Vine Syrah, Grenache & Carignan More
- La Jara Estate
A family enterprise dating back to 1891, is now producing 100% Organic Sparkling Wines that must be the best kept secret in the Veneto, until now!! La Jara wines are truly 100% Unique. More
- Dieter Meier Puro Estate
Agrelo Alto is considered Mendozaâ€™s best wine-producing region. Spectacular topography with foothills and high plains. At 1000 meters above sea level, the dry, hot climate, the extreme temperature differences between night and day, and the melting water from the Andes create ideal conditions for organically cultivated wine of outstanding quality. More
- Rutherglen Estates Estate
The history of Rutherglen Estates can be traced back to the late 1800s when the Burgoyne Brothers, who later changed their name to â€˜The Rutherglen Estatesâ€™, purchased Mt Ophir winery and vineyard operations. Although ownership has changed and the plantings renewed, Rutherglen Estates winery and vineyards essentially re-establish these original holdings. More