Wine in Myanmar?
 October 26 2011, 10:20

Click For Large ViewAfter finishing articles on Japanese and Chinese wines, I was turning my sights to Thailand, but yesterday evening at the 'Warehouse' in Saigon I had the opportunity to taste two wines from Red Mountain Estate in Burma, a country better know for the political struggle of Noble Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. Located on the side of the Inle Lake, in the southern Shan State of the Union of Myanmar, they are reputed to produce the best wines of the country. I was shown a 2009 Sauvignon Blanc and 2010 Pinot Noir. Although neither would be, to use Michelin's vocabulary, worthy of a detour, the website makes it look like a place I'll have to visit: Comments


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