Vintage Wines

Food & Wine Gala returns to Winters on October 14 – Daily Democrat

Winters’ premier wine and food tasting event returns on Friday, October 14, landing for the first time at the Winters Hotel, where dozens of wineries will spill into downtown to create an autumn evening. really memorable on the city. Local wineries and others will mingle with local food vendors and …

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Cheap, cheerful and everything in between: Luxurious wines for $25 or less are helping Aussies survive the cost-of-living crisis in style

The team at the venerable Tahbilk Estate in Victoria have triumphed again, releasing a set of elegant wines that may well be the best buys of the year. Tahbilk, Victoria’s oldest family winery based in the Nagambie Lakes region north of Melbourne, has released four lovely whites and a rose …

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The Godfather of Zinfandel to share his story

SONOMA The Sonoma County Wine Library will present its visual oral history of winemaker Joel Peterson, founding winemaker of Ravenswood Winery, on September 29 at the Sonoma Community Center, 276 East Napa St. in Sonoma. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the event begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $40 …

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Sonoma County Wine Auction Returns to Healdsburg’s Chalk Hill Estate Vineyards

There were many spiraling bids at the main attraction of the Sonoma County Wine Auction on Saturday, with signs the charity fundraiser entering its fourth decade could surpass last year’s take over $1.7 million. “Farming and farming have always had their challenges, but wildfires, drought and supply chain issues have …

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Memories of fine wine – The Royal Gazette

Created: Sep 16, 2022 07:46 Michael Robinson ‘strongly recommends’ using a Durand corkscrew to remove corks over ten years old (Photograph provided) I was sitting at my desk when a messenger arrived to say that all students should report to the meeting room immediately. Once all the boys were seated …

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Christopher Sealy, Winner of the 2022 MICHELIN Guide Toronto Sommelier Award

Christopher Sealy is the Wine Director of One Star Alo and One Star Alobar Yorkville, where its impressive wine list highlights the excellent cuisine. Sealy is the 2022 Toronto Sommelier Award Winner. In addition to his work as a sommelier for Alo, Sealy is a mentor at Vinequity, which works …

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Gérard Bertrand buys an organic wine estate in Cahors

Languedoc Roussillon’s leading wine producer, Gerard Bertrand, has bought a 35-hectare organic estate of vines in Cahors in a deal completed last week. The Domaine de Cause has just completed its conversion to organic viticulture The Domaine de Cause was bought on Wednesday September 7 by Gérard Bertrand, which thus …

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Wine industry mourns Woodinville winemaker and family killed in plane crash

WOODINVILLE – When Ross Andrew Mickel opened his winery in Woodinville in 1999, Washington was still a purple dot on the world wine map. Ross Andrew Winery was one of the few in the area: today, more than 130 wineries and tasting rooms line the four districts of Woodinville, often …

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The California Cool Grape Lover | Wine-Searcher News and Features

A major heat wave is forcing winemakers across the state to ask the tough questions, especially when it comes to their cool-climate grapes. © iStock | The Golden State is more than worthy of its nickname as it bakes under another heat wave. The California heatwave set records across the …

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How new technology is making wine cellars smarter – Robb Report

Imagine if your entire wine cellar could be delivered to you anywhere, whether you were commuting between homes or traveling to an overseas office. Sign up for New York start-up Baxus’ new service and your precious bottles will be just a few clicks away. The company will store your favorite …

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New Zealand Kono and Tohu wines announce record harvest in 2022

Advertising Maori Wine Company Committed to Sustainability Produces Premium Wines of Exceptional Quality Marlborough, New Zealand, August 30, 2022—Kono, a Maori-owned winery in New Zealand’s Awatere Valley, reports a bumper 2022 harvest despite early environmental challenges during the growing season. With demand for New Zealand wines soaring and summer sales …

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The 17 Best Champagnes For Mimosas

Champagne Laurent-Perrier is one of the oldest companies in the region, opening its doors as Champagne Laurent in 1812. Another widow, Mathilde Émile Perrier, took over management in 1887 on the death of her young husband, Eugène Lawrence. Naming her business Veuve Laurent-Perrier, Mathilde brought the little house to life. …

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The show works wonders: Globe’s The Tempest reviewed

Southwark Playhouse is renowned for its small musicals with big ambitions. Tasting Notes takes place in a wine bar run by a reckless entrepreneur, LJ, whose business bears her name. In real life, LJ’s bar would go bankrupt within weeks. It serves vintage wines to a clientele of wealthy drinkers …

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Can luxury bags be smart investments?

When Meg Randell began her career as an auctioneer a decade ago, many clients she met were accustomed to selling traditional assets like antique paintings or old ceramics, and never thought bags that were in their closets could prove to be just as valuable. Yet today the auction house regularly …

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Has everyone quit drinking? | British vogue

Has everyone quit drinking? He certainly feels that way. Over the past year, dozens of my old weapon cocktails have jumped on the bandwagon for unbearably reasonable goals like preserving their marriages or their health – or at least for an extended annual reset in dry January or October. sober. …

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10 things to know about Château d’Yquem

While Bordeaux is known for its bold red wines, the region is home to vineyards producing exclusively white grape varieties. In Sauternes, a blend of Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc and Muscadelle grapes combine to create some of the highest quality sweet wines on the market, thanks to vines infected with noble …

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Smith-Madrone Chardonnay 2018, Spring Mountain, Napa Valley, CA.

One of the things to appreciate about wines from Smith-Madrone Vineyards is the time they spend in bottle before release, giving them more time to develop and reveal their dimension and complexity before they are purchased and tasted. For example, the Chardonnay in the current version is the 2018 vintage; …

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English wine is gearing up for an “exciting year”, according to Kent winery Balfour Winery, near Tonbridge, winemaker due to hot and dry weather

A wine producer says he is celebrating the warm weather as it could lead to “a really exciting year”. Fergus Elias, head winemaker at Balfour Winery, Tonbridge, says warmer temperatures appear to be having a positive impact on grape production for next year’s vintage. He explained how hot, dry and …

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The Winery Gourmet Bar offers an all-you-can-eat brunch with Spanish tapas like Aussie striploin, bikini jamon and more

Do you want good tapas and good wines? Head toward The gourmet cellar bara hidden gem in Siglap for a all-you-can-eat brunch it may just transport you to Spain. Photos: The Winery Gourmet Bar, @kevin_the_hiak/instagram Formerly known as The Wine Cove, this restaurant and bar offers an exquisite selection of …

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James Halliday Wine Companion Awards 2023: Best Australian Wines

Picture provided If you know the Australian wine world, you’ll know that the annual James Halliday Wine Companion Awards are big business. This year, more than 8,000 wines and 50 new wineries were blind-tasted by founder James Halliday and a handful of other wine professionals, and 26 drops were recognized …

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Lakeside Wine Passports now reduced to $65 • Atascadero News

Passports are valid until December 31 and are valid at North County businesses ATSCADERO — The Atascadero Chamber has reduced the cost of its Lakeside Wine Passports to $65. Until December 31, there’s still plenty of time to support North County businesses and enjoy free tastings at 30 wineries, four …

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On board Belmond’s British Pullman: what can you eat?

The British Pullman, Belmond’s English luxury rail line boasts a well-deserved reputation for culinary excellence. Aptly describing itself as an “evening on rails”, this train features Michelin-starred chefs, fine vintage wines and elegantly plated seasonal dishes. à la carte menus with an emphasis on regional flavours, freshly prepared from hand-selected …

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Charles Lachaux announces an exclusive agreement with Crurated

Rising Burgundy winemaker Charles Lachaux has announced a partnership with digital fine wine club Crurated. Lachaux, who represents the sixth generation of the Vosne-Romanée estate in the Côte-d’Or, has earned a reputation as a rising star in the world of wine, pushing the boundaries of viticulture in Burgundy. An established …

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Who are the winners of the 2022 Central Pennsylvania Wine Spectator Restaurant Award? Looked

Sean Arnold is the owner and head chef of Left Bank Restaurant & Bar, an award-winning restaurant and cocktail bar in downtown York. His most recent accolade is a Restaurant Award from Wine Spectator, a list that was announced earlier this week. The Left Bank is one of 67 establishments …

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Despite the fires, the wine glass is still half full

Although the vintage may take a hit, it remains unlikely that the European fires will lead to a global shortage of wine. © Portugal News | Despite the fires raging across Europe, the glasses are unlikely to remain empty for long. If you watch the heat and the fires in …

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Climate Change Affects Michigan Wine

Illustration: Stock/Val_Iva Sspring is hard youIme of the year for Andy Fles, the vineyard manager of Shady Lane Cellars, a vineyard and winery in Suttons Bay, northern Michigan. Spring is when the buds burst happens: when the brown, scruffy vines burst into greenery. Grape buds emerge from the winter vine …

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2,000 years of history await you in Nijmegen

Although there are many attractions in the Netherlands, some places really captivate. More than two thousand years ago, in the Noviomagus, the Romans mastered their work. Nijmegen is the oldest city in the Netherlands and celebrated its 2000th anniversary in 2005 thanks to the Romans. The Nijmegen region has it …

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Raising the Glass – Dan’s Papers

When it comes to luxury wines, DAOU Vineyards is in a class of its own. This award-winning California wine label helps the Paso Robles region give Napa its bang for its buck. What many don’t know, however, is that DAOU’s high quality isn’t just down to luck or good marketing …

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In Portugal, dive into sardines

All vacations are sort of an observation of other people working while you don’t. A stay at a hotel testifies to maids and hosts; dinner sees chefs, busboys and waiters; an excursion requires an accompanying guide, a driver, a boat mechanic if you are lucky. But there’s a twist to …

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The sweet style of Sauternes is drying up

Although the region is best known for its gloriously sweet dessert wines, a new trend towards the dry is beginning to emerge. © Chateau Suduiraut | Autumn transforms the vines of Château Suduiraut into a blanket of gold. Berenice Lurton did not sell her majority stake in Château Climens because …

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Launch of the “Maison du Dragon” wine

Following the release of Marleyan red wine from The attack of the Titans last year, the creators of game of thrones have teamed up with top California wine producer Vintage Wine Estates Inc. for a trio of special-edition wines celebrating the arrival of the next Dragon House The prequel series …

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Chalmers Wines launches experimental bush block vintage produced under low rainfall, no trellis

A family of winemakers in northwest Victoria set out to prove that it is possible to produce top quality wine in a warm climate with very little rainfall or irrigation. Key points: The bush vine block was planted at Merbein in North West Victoria in 2017 Only 0.5 to 1.6 …

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Riverina whiskey fit for a queen

Dean Druce and the Corowa Distilling Co team are preparing to supply whiskey to a Platinum Jubilee event in October. Photo: provided. When Dean Druce took over the abandoned Corowa Flour Mill more than a decade ago, he never imagined he would one day deliver whiskey to the Queen. “From …

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A Guide to Wisconsin’s Drift-Free Zone

This story is part of our summer guide to the June issue of Milwaukee Magazine. To read our complete guide to summer fun, order your copy today! SAVED THE LAST RIDE of Ice Age glaciers, Wisconsin’s southwest corner is free of “drift” – the glacial debris that shaped the rest …

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Penny Sage’s Workroom Manager on her favorite places in Auckland

“I feel really comfortable here, I have a lot of memories in Auckland. I saw the city through many eyes. Here has fashion magazine, we recently launched our City Guide series with the intention of discovering the hidden places in Australian cities that only locals know about. There’s no scrutiny …

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Door County gets its first mead

Mixed Media is now open! Produced and sharing a tasting room with Hatch Distilling Co. in Egg Harbor, they focus on local ingredients and the artful blending of our meads, ciders and wines. Mead is wine made from honey. Considered the world’s first fermented drink, mead has …

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Charles Heidsieck’s historic Charlie Cuvée champagne has been relaunched after 37 years

For the first time in 37 years, iconic champagne house Charles Heidsieck has unveiled a new, sixth edition of its celebrated Champagne Charlie cuvée, reviving a super premium expression of the House’s history dating back to 1979. Considering the fifth edition of Champagne Charlie was launched in 1985, it’s understandable …

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Local Events List | Community

farmers market 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday Local growers still have plant starters to share as well as meat, eggs, crafts, jams and pickles. There will be another acoustic jam session, so grab your instrument and head to the Palestine Farmers Market, 815 W Spring Street. Railway Heritage Center …

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10 of the wines most worth tasting at the North Coast Wine & Food Fest

The Press Democrat’s North Coast Wine & Food Festival, featuring 30 of the region’s top chefs and 90 gold-winning wines from the North Coast Wine Challenge, will be held from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, June 18 at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, after a two-year hiatus due to …

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“Incredibly impressive” Ausone leads the exit of big names

Thursday and Friday saw some of Bordeaux’s big guns release their 2021 releases, led by St Emilion’s “incredibly impressive and opulent” Ausone “who seems to have transcended the difficulties of the vintage,” said one reviewer. Roofs of Saint-Emilion, Aquitaine, France Eight estates unveiled the 2021 vintage on Thursday June 9, …

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At Napa’s Cain Vineyard and Winery, planting a new future means learning from the past

Anyone who has visited Cain Vineyard and Wine Estate can attest to the fact that this is one of Napa Valley’s most unforgettable wine spots. Perched atop Spring Mountain, its vines wind through the hills in a bowl that overlooks the valley from the west. Surrounded by forests, rows of …

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28 fun things to do this week (6.6.22)

Warriors! Warriors! Cheer on the Dubs in the NBA Finals this week at watch parties inside and outside the Chase Center. Plus, it’s Pride Month. Celebrate with a queer dance party at Temescal Brewing or head to Yountville where the bubbly will flow at Chandon’s summer garden party. Then kick …

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5 mulled wine tips from the Best Sommelier in the World

Crowned best sommelier in the world since 2019, Marc Almert is head sommelier at the Baur Au Lac hotel in Zurich, Switzerland. He warned the beverage trade about five styles of wine that are currently catching his eye. 1. South African Cinsault “You can never have enough South African wine,” …

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Spend the night camping in this southern Minnesota winery!

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial and official start of summer in Minnesota. Many families are packing their bags and heading north to spend time away from home with friends and family. But what if you could get away from it all, leave it all behind and not have to …

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End of Nowhere: How the Sierra Foothills’ Rich Wine History Drives Amador County’s Only Natural Winery

In 2008 when the recession started, winemaking wasn’t even on Chris Walsh’s radar. But unable to find work in the city as an architectural lighting designer, he took a job out of necessity: he became a courier and bus driver at a Manhattan wine bar specializing in organic, biodynamic and …

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Prestigious Wines Reach New High With Two Hong Kong Sales Totaling US$26.6 Million | Auctions News | THE VALUE

Christie’s Hong Kong Spring Auction Week kicked off with two wine sales, which ran for three consecutive days. Together, they achieved total sales of HK$209 million (about US$26.6 million). The spectacular cellar of the visionary The sale took place first, where all lots were sold in a high-end sale – …

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Fresno State Limited Edition Wine Toasts the Class of 2022

FRESNO STATE — With 10 years of experience in several cellars in the Central Valley, Jose Betancourt is not the typical oenology student – and he’s proud of the equally unique Graduate’s Reserve wine he helped craft this spring in Fresno State Winery with four other elderly people. The first …

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Things to do in Sonoma County, May 20-29, 2022

Wednesday May 25 Metropolitan Opera: Donizetti’s tragic love story ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’ screens at 1 and 7 p.m. at Rialto Cinemas, 6868 McKinley St., Sebastopol. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Tickets are $18 to $26. More information at 707-525-4840, rialtocinemas.com. Thursday May 26 Student Art Exhibition: “The Seven Continents – …

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5 Best Bottle Shops in Miami, FL

Below is a list of the best and major Bottleshops in Miami. To help you find the best Bottleshops located near you in Miami, we’ve put together our own list based on this list of rating points. Miami’s Best Bottle Shops: The top rated Bottleshops in Miami, FL are: Vintage …

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Bordeaux: the first guide to survival

What is needed for a successful En Primeur de Bordeaux campaign? Planning, determination and good appetite. © Wine-Searcher | David Allen MW shares a tasting with Caroline Frey from Château La Lagune. So I successfully survived a week – well five days in fact – of the Union des Grands …

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Vasse Felix releases his Tom Cullity 2018

Margaret River Winery Vasse Felix has released the highly anticipated 2018 Tom Cullity Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon Malbec. The wine has achieved iconic status and is only in its sixth release. Erin Larkin, a member of the tasting team, gave the new version 99 points. She describes it as the …

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Yarra Yering Release 2020

This month marks the highly anticipated release of the 2020 Yarra Yering Cuvée. Winemaker and General Manager Sarah Crowe says the 2020 wines are full of grace. “The influence of the cool growing season on the wine style is reminiscent of historic Yarra vintages and has a very traditional harvest …

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Too cold for rosé on the terrace? Try these lighter reds instead

Breadcrumb Links Food Calgary Herald, April 28, 2022 The Flat Rock Cellars 2019 Pinot Noir from the Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, for Darren Oleksyn’s column published in the Calgary Herald on May 7, 2022. .jpg Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission …

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California’s ‘Class of 1972’ Vineyards Continue to Raise the Bar

Placeholder while loading article actions Fifty years ago, much of what we now consider Northern California wine country consisted of plum orchards for prunes and groves of walnut trees. They were cash crops that replaced the vines uprooted during Prohibition in the 1920s. A renaissance was already underway. Heitz Cellars, …

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Why the wine industry needs to take a new approach to ‘sustainability’ and e-commerce

The legacy of wine e-commerce has been that aficianados use the internet to search for hard-to-get labels or buy futures for exclusive releases, Neslin said. But that the expansion of e-commerce has shifted the brand experience from the elite to the mainstream. A structural change has taken place in wine …

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Retreat for a stay in the Great Southern Frankland River

Legend; Set on 83 acres of unspoiled rolling paddocks, trees and chattering birds, seclusion is spectacular at Frankland River Retreat Surrounded by national parks, vineyards and olive groves, the Frankland River region is peacefully located in Western Australia’s Deep South, between Manjimup and Mount Barker. Unassumingly idyllic, to the east …

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An Unsolved Murder, A Love Story, and Disney – This Los Angeles Club Has Seen It All

IIn February 2021, Andrew Meieran drove the entirety of Route 66. His road trip took him through a series of cross-country vistas that resemble something out of Tolkien’s Americanized novel: navigating through several snowstorms, through the Painted Desert, and a stop at the Petrified Forest. But after 2,448 miles he …

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Durango Calendar of Events – The Durango Herald

The Durango Wine Experience will be held this weekend at various locations in downtown Durango. (Durango Herald file) Highlight of the week With the climate warming and events picking up, it’s time to rejoice in this year’s Durango Wine Experience, to be held this weekend in downtown Durango. Friday will …

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How to enjoy this summer day in Chicago – NBC Chicago

Chicagoans are feeling the return of the summer spark, as sunny skies and 80-degree temperatures filled the city on Saturday. From rooftop bars and outdoor yoga to a Chicago Bulls playoff game and blooming flower conservatories, there are plenty of ways to savor the weekend – indoors and out. Here …

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Exclusive news and research on the wine, spirits and beer industry

News from April 21, 2022 April 21, 2022 •Grupo Baron de Ley is launching a new expression of organic Crianza under its El Coto de Rioja brand. In addition to being organic, the new entry has a lighter bottle and more durable packaging for its label, cap and outer packaging. …

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Northland’s largest contract winery goes on the market for sale

Tuesday, April 19, 2022, 2:58 p.m.Press Release: Bayleys Northland’s largest contract winemaking facility – providing vine-to-bottle services for more than 30 wineries in the region – has come on the market for sale. Marsden Estate Vineyard and Wine Estate Marsden Estate Vineyard and Winery was established in early 1993 when …

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Long queues couldn’t stop those at Vintage Festival 2022 from having a great time with the tunes and atmosphere | News from the region

newsletters, editors picklist, riverina winemakers, vintage festival, lines, queue, wait, wine, beer The 2022 Vintage Festival saw hundreds flock to the former site of Miranda Winery to sample some of Griffith’s excellent beers, wines and food accompanied by live entertainment. The festival, one of Griffith’s major annual festivals, brings together …

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Christie’s auctions off a collection from the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti – Robb Report

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti isn’t exactly easy to find, but Christie’s wine department has you covered. The auction house is sending under the hammer this month an exceptional DRC collection that comes from the cellar of a single discerning collector. The “Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Vinous Perfection” online sale, which …

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How do you really read a restaurant’s wine list?

I recently met wine professional Caitlin Perlman. Originally from Berkeley, Calif., Perlman now lives in Wellington and is an integral part of the local wine scene, working at Wine Sentience, where founder and director Stephen Wong MW created a hub for wine education, a consulting firm in world-class wine services, …

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Carbone’s launches an exclusive in Dallas — Carbone Vino

AAfter years of friends from Dallas asking Mario Carbone to bring his celebrity-loved Italian-American concept to our city, the New York chef finally found the perfect opportunity in the Design District, which last week became the first Texas location of its famous restaurant of the same name. And tonight, Dallas …

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Margaret River Winery Wins ‘Wine of the Year’ at Prestigious London Wine Show | Augusta-Margaret River Courier

Scott and Annette Baxter and the team at Gralyn Estate are celebrating a huge win this week, scooping the coveted ‘Wine of the Year’ award at the 2022 London Wine Competition. Image: Supplied “Everything about this wine is exquisite – from the flavor to the label.” So say the judges …

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Three Ways to Visit Northern California Wine Country

I can’t help but compare other California wine regions to what’s in our backyard, but these three places I visited while sipping and traveling in Northern California last August well worth the visit. They could each stand alone as longer destination stays or easily be combined into an eclectic road …

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France prepares for devastating frosts

Deja vu for French producers in our weekly roundup, and an NBA star’s post-game future looks rosy. ©AFP | Pots of frost illuminate the vineyards of France as winemakers again battle frost. Last year frost wreaked so much havoc on French vineyards that what happened was the smallest harvest in …

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“Chelan was discovered during the pandemic by many, many people” | Chelan Vineyards See Spectacular Growth | Business

CHELAN — When international and interstate travel declined dramatically over a two-year period amid a raging pandemic, a hidden region of north-central Washington once known for its apples thrived: the Chelan Valley. “Rumor spread that there was this mecca of wine and food just three hours away, and it was …

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A Modern Take on an Old One: Phase 2 of TTB’s Alcohol Labeling and Advertising Updates | Alston and bird

Now in effect, Phase 2 of the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau’s multi-year initiative to update its liquor labeling and advertising regulations covers distilled spirits and malt beverages. Our Food & Beverage team keeps tabs on what’s in the final rule – and what’s not. Phase 2 aims …

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Jack London Yacht Club Hosts Second Annual Mini Boat Race at Glen Ellen

The Jack London Yacht Club held its second annual Jack to Jack Yacht Race event in Glen Ellen on Saturday. About 65 competitors raced replica 20-inch handmade yachts along Sonoma Creek, starting near the Jack London Lodge Creekside dining deck and ending just past the bridge along Arnold Drive . …

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32 sports stars with their own liquor brands – 24/7 Wall St.

Celebrities in the entertainment world have associated themselves with alcoholic beverages pretty much since the advent of mass media. Athletes also, mainly as pitchers (or women) for beer. With the growing popularity of spirits and the enduring appeal of wine, however, athletes who consider themselves a brand in their own …

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Barbaresco’s Most Underrated Producers

Rocche dei Sette Fratelli (“Cliffs of the Seven Brothers”), Treiso, Barbaresco production area Photo ©Tom Hyland When it comes to any number of topics, the word underrated has a different meaning in different people. Take baseball for example; no one would argue that Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels …

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Exceptional results for the 61st Hospices de Nuits-Saint-Georges Wine Auction

Advertising Nuits-Saint-Georges, March 20, 2022 – The 61st Hospices de Nuits-Saint-Georges Wine Sale, which took place on Sunday March 20, 2022, took place in a friendly and enthusiastic atmosphere. The result of the sale of the estate’s 2021 harvest is up 29.8% compared to last year, at €2,486,000, a strong …

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Unfiltered: James Banks

James Banks oversees drinks at Black Swan, Oldstead and Roots, York, while his brother Tommy is the head chef. He talks to Douglas Blyde about meeting his Madeira birth year, the Banks Brothers range of premium canned wines and their confusingly named pet sheep… What is your vintage? I was …

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Margaret River Wine Producers Unite for Best Results | Mandurah Courier

After two years of COVID-19 restrictions, border closures, labor shortages, export and production impacts, and annual climate change challenges, the wine industry in Margaret River is stronger than ever. Success, according to local experts, comes down to a collaborative approach from all corners of the industry. We had our work …

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Chilean fine wine Seña launches landmark library vintage

One of Chile’s most famous fine wines, Seña, today released a historic and landmark vintage from its cellars via La Place de Bordeaux. The wine, from the 2009 vintage, sold for €90 ex-negociant and comes in a handcrafted box made from lenga, a popular Chilean wood from southern Patagonia. Not …

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Canberra wine region adds drones to climate battle arsenal | Canberra time

news, environment, canberra area vineyards, drones, winery drones, climate change Drone technology is being deployed to boost yields from vineyards in the Canberra region, after some of the region’s toughest successive years. Using a multispectral camera to provide infrared imagery of plant growth, mapping neighboring vineyards will provide winemakers with …

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Sally Schmitt, pioneering founder of French Laundry, has died

Sally Schmitt, founder of famed Napa Valley restaurant, The French Laundry, and pioneer of California cuisine, has died of natural causes. She was 90 years old. While the French Laundry is now best known as Chef Thomas Keller’s gourmet destination, it was originally a cozier place run by Chef Schmitt …

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How to pair comfort food with fine wines, champagnes

Have you ever felt like something was missing from your favorite Louisville comfort food? A glass of Merlot, perhaps? Wine doesn’t just add sparkle to delicacies. When you find the right combination, the “aha” glass that makes every bite a revelation, wine can turn anything, and I mean anything, into …

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Many feared Napa’s 2020 smoked wine crop would be a failure. A recent auction revealed otherwise.

Many Napa Valley winemakers would likely name 2020 the worst year of their careers — and not because of the pandemic. Plagued by two major fires in a row, a significant portion of the grape harvest, especially for red wines, was destroyed by smoke from the wildfires before it could …

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Britain’s Great Wine Shortage

In 2020, half of all English wine sales were direct – from the cellar door or producers’ websites – but Thorpe says feedback from producers he has spoken with is that “in 2021, they too experienced tremendous growth.” The figures build on a very successful 2020 for the UK wine …

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What’s in that wine, anyway?

Opinion If you had to guess what was in your favorite bottle of wine, the first ingredient you would think of would naturally be grapes. But last week’s Uncorked on organic viticulture and winemaking got me thinking about how little we know about what might be in a particular bottle …

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Maria McManus Fall 2022 Ready-to-Wear Collection

Sustainable-minded clothing — which Maria McManus produces so seamlessly you’d think sourcing buttons from an unharvestable Brazilian nut must be easy — only really works if the clothes themselves are convincing. Stories of how and why something was done don’t yet move the needle when it comes to sales. For …

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10 unique things you need to know about Porto, Portugal

Portugal is nestled in a small region of the huge European continent. Some travelers may not be familiar with Porto, so this article may be useful for those who want to know more about the city. Porto is the second largest city in Portugal, located at the mouth of the …

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Nathalie Dupree will be the headliner of the last oenological dinner of the Florence Wine & Food Festival | Local News

Dupree will design the cocktail hour appetizer menu and meet and greet guests. Each of the dinner’s four seated courses will be prepared by chefs from Florence’s restaurants, including Cooper Thomas, Executive Chef of Victors at Hotel Florence, and Ryan Dalton, Executive Chef of City Hall. “It’s going to be …

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Celebrating the 21st vintage of Iona

*This content is brought to you by Iona By Andrew Gunn A little history 2022 is the 25thand anniversary of my purchase of the Geelbeksvlei farm which I changed to Iona in a nod to my Scottish and Viking ancestry. The 2021 vintage marks the 21st of our first wine, …

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Valley Wine and Provisions Shop has a little something for every palate.

Far Away Wine and Provisions at 3031 East Indian School Road has almost single-handedly beaten the pandemic, at least when it comes to new places to enjoy life guilt-free. Of all the joints that have sprung up since our world changed, this killer place for wine, beer, food and music …

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Bourgogne 2020: to be enjoyed while the weather is warm

With a lesser vintage to come out next year, Burgundy producers are cashing in – so watch for price rises. © Chateau de Pommard | The 2020 vintage was mostly very good, but getting your hands on the wines will not be easy. That means warmer than 2015, warmer than …

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New Zealand wine brand Wither Hills joins Freixenet Copestick portfolio

Freixenet Copestick has announced a partnership agreement with Lion New Zealand to become the exclusive distributor of Wither Hills in the UK from February 2022. The vineyards are located in the Wairau Valley sub-region of Marlborough, producing Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir, varietals synonymous with this verdant terrain. Founded in …

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A centuries-old vineyard start-up | The Harbus

Daniel Schmid, Contributor Mike Kelly, Entrepreneurship Editor Mike Kelly (MBA ’22) chats with Daniel Schmid (MBA ’22) about how the 1661 Schmid Family Vineyards are bringing new ideas to an old industry. Tell us about your background and what inspired you to become an entrepreneur. Growing up in my family’s …

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A secret lounge in South Beach that’s a mezcal lover’s dream

While mezcal may no longer be a secret in the United States, beholden to experts and aficionados, it’s still relatively misunderstood, or loosely associated, as “tequila’s younger cousin.” This salon in South Beach, Miami hopes to change that. The Mezcalista bar offers over 200 bottles of mezcal — Photo courtesy …

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The Irishman Whiskey rebrands to reflect pursuit of excellence in single malt

Carlow, Ireland – The Irishman range of super-premium whiskeys produced by Walsh Whiskey (part of the Amber Beverage Group) has undergone a significant rebranding to reflect its dedication to the pursuit of excellence in Single Malt whiskies. The £500,000 rebrand, which involves wholesale changes to The Irishman’s bottle, labeling and …

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Full Belly Files: The return of the wine festivals

On the first weekend of March 2020, as the coronavirus began spreading from Asia across Europe and knocking harder and harder on American doors, the World of Pinot Noir (WOPN) took over the Ritz- Carlton Bacara in Goleta, as he had done every year for years. . As usual, I …

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Is Wiarton Willie planning another six weeks of hearty red wine?

For more wine advice and reviews, recipes, restaurant news and more, Register to receive our Good Taste newsletter in your mailbox every Wednesday. On Groundhog Day, our attention turns to furry weather forecasters in Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia, Wiarton, Ontario, and other communities. According to tradition, if the marmot sees its …

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South Korea Shaoxing Wine Market Expected to Grow Significantly High CAGR from 2021 to 2031

New Jersey, United States,- Market Research Intellect has released a new publication on the Shaoxing Wine Market, titled “Shaoxing Wine Market Analysis and Forecast 2022”. The publication provides an in-depth assessment of the global Automotive Chassis Dynamometer Market based on competition, market dynamics, market segmentation, and other vital aspects. The …

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Gérard Bertrand highlights the potential of the Languedoc fine wine offer

Languedoc winemaker Gérard Bertrand is pushing ahead with his dream of creating a Languedoc Grand Cru at his Clos d’Ora estate that can rival the best estate in the world. The director of Bertrand’s estate, Richard Planas, laughs as he calls the Clos d’Ora project a “crazy project” on db …

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