Vintage Wines

Bike tours and bike tours

You can stop looking for the ultimate bike trip and join us on a 7 day tour you will never forget. With miles of scenic landscapes and Tuscan gravel roads, the best wine tastings of your life, and authentic Italian food after every ride, this is a once-in-a-lifetime tour that …

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Taste Sonoma’s late harvest wines

An early winter walk in the vineyard is usually calm, as the leaves rustle on the ground and the vines prepare for dormancy. You turn your head, you see a bunch of grapes – full, too meaty, ready to pop, maybe looking a little funky on the outside. have they …

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Azucca e Azucco: Expressing the local terroir in the shadow of an automotive giant

Toyota, Aichi Prefecture – When Daisuke Suzaki visited one of the legends of the Japanese wine world, Akihito Kido, with a passionate cry for help with his winemaking dreams, he was initially greeted with bewilderment. A cellar in Toyota? Home to the headquarters of Japan’s largest automaker, adjacent to Nagoya, …

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The best of Beaujolais – WineLoversPage

by Robin Garr | 12 December 2021 It’s December. The sights and sounds of the holiday season are all around us now. Now is the time to treat yourself, if you can. I went out the other day and spent a couple of times what I usually would for a …

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Foley Family Wines acquires Château St. Jean in Kenwood

Foley Family Wines of Santa Rosa announced on Wednesday that it has purchased Chateau St. Jean with the intention of returning the Kenwood winery to its former glory as one of the gems of the Sonoma County wine industry. Foley purchased Chateau St. Jean from Australian company Treasury Wine Estates, …

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Producer of Italian sparkling wines for 4 decades aims to produce “the best oenological expression of each vintage”

Revì wines were founded in 1982 by Paolo Malfer, created after years of testing and trials with which he perfected the production techniques necessary to create a premium sparkling wine. Member of the Vinity Wine Company, Revì produces only sparkling wines, Metodo Classico, Trento DOC (Trentodoc). The winery sources its …

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The best white wines for Christmas

Wine prices can go up, but so can quality – and I truly believe in all of the wines below, regardless of cost. Many retailers are offering discounts on these single bottle prices below. I also recommended a few premium wines that come in bag-in-box packaging. The wines are classified …

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2021 Gift Guide – Hassle Free Gifts for Foodies on Your List: Ship It, Sip It, Sniff It, Stuff It – Food

Courtesy of the Texas Food and Wine Alliance Dispatch! Do you know what real pain is? Purchase, packaging and shipping of gifts. It’s like three whole stages. Offload all that work onto someone else! The New Texas Food and Wine Alliance Texan sweets boxes (order munchmail.com/texas-treats) come in two sizes …

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Canberra wines capture ‘hearts and vines’

This week, ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr launched a new common branding for the Canberra wine district; “Hearts and Vines” was a collaboration between neighboring wineries to celebrate the survival of what Barr has dubbed “about two years of continuing crisis”. The Of Hearts and Wines brand encompasses over 60 …

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Impressive Masterclasses planned at Vinexpo India

November 29: Despite Delhi government’s strict excise laws not allowing labels registered in the capital for trade shows to display these wines and spirits, Vinexpo India is preparing to usher in a new era of such shows after a drought of several years, writes Subhash Arora who has organized a …

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Fredericksburg, Texas is home to some of the best wineries

When it comes to Texas wineries, these Fredericksburg wineries show the world what it really means to love wine. Fredericksburg is less than two hours from tourist hot spots in Austin and San Antonio, and the city of Texas is ready to show visitors it’s worth a few days of …

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The Top 100 | Wine spectator

Exclusive web content TOP 100 WINES OF THE YEAR To rejoin Wine spectators editors as they discuss this year’s Top 10 in our annual video series. Plus, discover more original content. Find matching recipes and in-depth articles related to this year’s Top 10. And take a look at wine history …

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Accolade Wines launches high-profile Hardys pop-up with Dubai Duty Free

Wines of honor put his famous Hardys brand in the foreground with high level activation at Terminal 3 Hall C of Dubai International Airport (DXB). The activation, which runs until the end of December, was carried out in partnership with Dubai tax free and with the support of Accolade’s distribution …

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Million Dollar Bottle: Napa Grown Taxi Breaks Emeril Lagasse Foundation World Auction Record | Local News

The wine world has felt a philanthropic this month, and for a collective of winegrowers and winemakers in Napa, those open portfolios have led to a new world record. Support local media coverage and those who report it by subscribing to the Napa Valley Register. Special offer: $ 5 for …

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Hattingley Valley presents two new still wines

Hampshire Hattingley Valley Winery has announced the release of two new premium still wines in its “Still By Hattingley” collection. The 2020 Still Pinot Noir and the 2020 Reserve Still Chardonnay, created by chief winemaker Emma Rice, will each retail for £ 25 a bottle. Still Pinot Noir is the …

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Wine’s most prestigious group expels six master sommeliers after sexual misconduct investigation

Six master sommeliers stripped of their prestigious wine titles following investigations into allegations of sexual misconduct – including Fred Dame of San Francisco, who has been called “the godfather of the American sommelier community”, and two others Local personalities: Robert Bath, professor at St. Helena’s Culinary Institute of America and …

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Vintage Wine Estates acquires ACE Cider

Advertising The leading brand expands its product portfolio and launches a new complementary sales channel, adds an independent craft cider brand with a heritage of more than 25 years of growth and innovation. INCLINE VILLAGE, Nevada – November 15, 2021 – Vintage Wine Estates, Inc. (NASDAQ: VWE) (TSX: VWE.U) (TSX: …

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Dinner with David and Myra | A gourmet dinner | Food

BRATTLEBORO – We’ve all been to a restaurant, but we guarantee you’ve never been to a restaurant like this. Brattleboro’s treasure for over 30 years, TJ Buckley’s is so exceptional that our three hour round trip drive from Dorset was well worth it. This culinary experience has it all. The …

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Wine of the week: a simply perfect tawny port

2007 Quinta do Noval, Colheita, Port Tawny, Portugal £ 49.99, ocado.com I had a hard time finding retailers for this wine, and this is a source of utter bewilderment and exasperation for me as it is, without a doubt, the most sensational tawny port I have ever tasted. . I …

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The best value for money in the world

The hunt for bargains in Bordeaux is becoming easier and more than ever to the reds. “Don’t make me laugh” is a pretty common reaction whenever we bring up the subject of value versus Bordeaux and that’s understandable too. Bordeaux is, of course, one of the most expensive wine regions …

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An unexpected way to drink chardonnay

The Beaujolais vines are photographed in the snow on November 9, 2016 near Chenas. / AFP / JEFF PACHOUD … [+] via Getty Images AFP via Getty Images Beaujolais is a wine region cultivated almost exclusively with a single grape variety: Gamay Noir à Jus Blanc, or simply Gamay. Used …

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The celebrity does not ask for a match for Margaux

Rumors abounded that fans of the K-Pop group BTS bought all of Margaux’s available inventory. Spoiler: they didn’t. Celebrity mentions are often the dreamers of wine marketers, but the authenticity and duration of that influence can be difficult to quantify. Korean pop group BTS caused a sensation in the fine …

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First-rate wines and spirits

Richard Hennessy A unique blend of over 100 of the most exceptional eaux-de-vie If cognac is your choice of poison, then you must be familiar with the Hennessy house. One of his best creations is Richard Hennessy, a tribute to the founder of Hennessy and an embodiment of 250 years …

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The best Champagnes of 2021

After a blind tasting of nearly 200 samples for database Champagne Masters at the start of the year, we are offering you the best vintages of 2021, between illustrious names and little-known labels, as well as all styles from brut nature to blanc de blancs. Medal: Gold Grape varieties: Pinot …

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The tailor-made of Ōhau wines

Nestled between the West Coast and the Tararua Range, ÅŒhau Wines is “seriously unusual,” says Marketing Director Jo Scully. “Everything we do is a bit of a risk and a bit of a challenge, and finding things for this site.” “There’s just nothing normal about us,” agrees Managing Director Donna …

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The 100 best cellar selections of 2021

Wine collecting isn’t all about investing in the latest Bordeaux Futures or grabbing highly awarded cult Napa Cabs. It’s not even just relegated to those with the space and capital for temperature-controlled home storage with floor-to-ceiling shelving. Of course, these things can be part of the wine collection. But at …

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Tempting Tesco Wines to Try | Wine

Tesco Finest Peumo Carmenère, Cachapoal, Chile 2019 (£ 8, Tesco) Over the past few years, Tesco’s dominance of the UK grocery market has survived all manner of threats both external (the rise of Aldi and Lidl) and internal (a damaging accounting scandal and a record loss of £ 6. £ …

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Advocacy for locally produced wines

Connoisseurs and players in the distribution market are invited to give locally produced wines a chance. Barbados Trust Loan Fund (BTLF) Wines and Spirits cluster sector consultant, Oneka John, believes this is really what the growing local industry needs most right now. His comments were on the sidelines of the …

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Pinot Noir examined from the point of view of value

I had this week’s column in the box when Wine-searcher crossed my screen with this headline: The World’s Cheapest Pinots Noirs, by Don Kavanaugh, a writer I consider valuable reading. So, I stopped typing to find out about some ideas. I appreciate this review because it includes “value” as a …

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When is a Rosé Champagne not a Rosé Champagne?

As Champagne Gosset releases its highly anticipated Celebris Rosé 2008, the house’s cellar master reveals why the wine turns all traditional notions of sparkling rose upside down. “I am a winegrower, not a bubbly man,” cellar master Odilon de Varine announced during a tasting this week to announce the launch …

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Cabernet Sauvignon De Trafford 2018

The 2017 vintage is acclaimed in terms of Stellenbosch red wines, but what about 2018? De Trafford to Stellenbosch describes it as “another excellent vintage to follow in 2017 after two years of drought… The disease pressure was very low… Harvest a little later than usual with very few rain …

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Aldi’s wine advent calendar returns

The products and services mentioned below have been selected independently of sales and advertising. However, Simplemost may receive a small commission on the purchase of any product or service through an affiliate link to the retailer’s website. While planting a tree and decorating are sure-fire ways to get you in …

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The best rieslings in the world

A 99-point wine for less than $ 30? We need to talk about Riesling. Winemakers and writers often refer to Pinot Noir as a “clumsy” grape, but, when it comes to frustration, it has nothing on the Riesling. No varietal is as universally adored on one side and as outright …

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A great Burgundy vintage on a low budget: wines to buy now

EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS happens so frequently these days that when a vintage is called ‘dramatic’ it almost seems trivial. Fortunately, in the case of the 2019 Burgundy vintage, the word “dramatic” is coupled with the word “great”. The weather in Burgundy that year ranged from frost and rain to intense …

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Left Foot Charley | Characteristics

The Root and Rise of Winemaker Bryan Ulbrich By Janice Binkert | October 2, 2021 Nearly 40 wineries are nestled among the vineyards that dot the scenic, rolling slopes of the Leelanau and Old Mission peninsulas that jut out into the east and west bays of Traverse City. In contrast, …

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Harvests in Sonoma County – there is no such thing

“It’s the highlight of the year, isn’t it?” You have only one shot to “call the picking”, to bring (these grapes). . For Eric Sussman, longtime owner of Radio-Coteau, which produces the cult pinot noir near Occidental, the harvest reflects an ever-changing set of challenges and opportunities. “It’s a pretty …

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Six vintages of Smith Madrone from Napa Valley

The set-up was perfect. Six vintages of the same wine, made from grapes grown in the same vineyard by the same people, and a live wine conversation with the next generation winemaker from a historic Napa Valley family estate. In this case, that winemaker was Sam Smith and the wine …

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How to buy vintage clothes at auction

How to bid at auction Most auction houses have a monthly theme and are often categorized into categories such as jewelry, 40s and 50s. Each auction house will always list their catalog before the auction, so if you want that pair of 1940s brogues or a Lilli Ann swing coat …

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Make a model with the wines of Turning Tide

Many smart, good, and even lucky winemakers can work their entire lives and never achieve Alisa Jacobson’s success. At just 42 years old, Jacobson has already grown an internationally renowned brand from just 1,000 cases to over a million and just two months ago she is now fully focused on …

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Lisbon: a city of colors

With the doors open to the Tagus we find Lisbon. A city full of history, it is in the capital of Portugal that we find not only the past but also the reality of today. Multiculturalism marks the host city of the 10th edition of Radiodays Europe. The architecture remains …

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Louis Roederer’s Quiet Revolution: Collection 242

The new Louis Roederer multi-vintage wine reflects the innovative and avant-garde approach to winemaking of Jean Baptiste Lecallion In the new Louis Roederer, Collection 242, the talented cellar master Jean Baptiste Lécallion has created a multi-vintage wine with “the same versatility, the same complexities as a vintage champagne”. The 242 …

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Vintage Wine Estates, Inc. Announces COO Succession Plan | national

SANTA ROSA, California, September 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Vintage Wine Estates, Inc. (NASDAQ: VWE) (TSX: VWE.U) (TSX: VWE.WT.U) (“VWE” or the “Company” ), one of America’s fastest growing wine producers with a leading direct-to-customer sales platform, today announced the succession plan for its Chief Operating Officer (COO). Russell G. …

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Banfi: America’s Gift to Italian Wine

Traditionally, Italians have emigrated to the United States, but for a New York family, that’s another story. Cristina Mariani-May is the daughter of John Mariani, who together with her brother Harry founded the Banfi wine brand in the 1970s with the purchase of the former Poggio alle Mura estate in …

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Caroline Styne’s Canned Wine Selections

Caroline Styne is co-owner and wine director of the Lucca restaurant group and wine director of Hollywood Bowl Food & Wine. “There are definitely wines that you wouldn’t want, like good Bordeaux, Cabernet Sauvignon, some Italian red wines, vintage Champagnes and Burgundy,” says Caroline Styne. “These top-of-the-range wines have the …

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Vintage Wine Estates joins ind

SANTA ROSA, California, September 17, 2021 SANTA ROSA, California, September 17, 2021 / PRNewswire / – For the first time, more than 40 leaders in wine production and marketing around the world have joined forces to accelerate action as sustainability challenges escalate. The new Sustainable Wine Roundtable (SWR) is a …

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Sadie Family Wines Old Vine Series 2020

The high regard rightly accorded to the wines of the Sadie family on almost all sides makes it difficult to impartially evaluate the wines from this winery, but is a problem nonetheless. The 2020 vintage of the Old Vine Series has been available for some time now and it has …

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How to spend 24 splendid hours in South Park

Enjoy a weekend adventure in one of San Diego’s charming urban neighborhoods that’s home to over 70 small businesses, great views, great times, and great food. Despite being over 100 years old, the tree-lined neighborhood of South Park is cool and hip, with vibrant street art. Spend the day munching …

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Exploring San Diego: Labor Day Weekend

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – It’s Labor Day weekend, San Diego! Celebrate a once-in-a-lifetime theatrical experience before it changes forever as the world’s oldest film projector is decommissioned at the Fleet Science Center. Vintage lovers, retro rebels and flea market fans, get ready because the vintage San Diego flea market is …

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This is why Sonoma County is best visited in the fall

The fall season marks the start of the harvest season in the Sonoma wine country, and it’s one of the most exciting times to visit. Bike rides with views of the fiery fall foliage, grape-stomping competitions, an accordion festival, and learning about winemaking are all reasons to visit Sonoma County, …

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Vino Vargas launches the 2021 harvest

Beginning of the sparkling grape harvest – Sparkling wine producer Vino Vargas launched the 2021 harvest season with a morning picking of its Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes. The harvest began in the first light of day and in crisp 55-degree weather with a touch of morning coastal fog. Sparkling …

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Great reds for full summer | Wine

FEvery now and then I realize that I have overlooked the red wine lovers among you. Those who frankly don’t care if it’s midsummer and prefer to drink big, huge reds than slightly chilled wines (which they consider weed). And who like a good dense, rich chocolate cake, and therefore …

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W. & J. Graham’s unveils a new look for Six Grapes

Publicity Leading Port House Unveils Confident, Contemporary New Look For Its Iconic Reserve Port SAN FRANCISCO, California, June 30, 2021 – The house of Porto leader W. & J. Graham’s has redesigned the packaging of its Port Reserve of Six Raisins with a contemporary look inspired by the famous history …

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Heat the burning problem for Oregon winemakers

A heat wave could cause problems for growers and growers in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. By W. Blake Gray | Posted Tuesday June 29, 2021 How does Pinot Noir behave at temperatures of 116 degrees (47 Celsius)? We will find out. The Willamette Valley, Oregon, had its …

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Antihistamines May Block All of the Benefits of Exercise

By Tom Walker Apr 28, 2021 Many People Take Antihistamines Before Exercising Outdoors / Shutterstock / Maridav Taking antihistamines before exercise can prevent the body from fully benefiting from exercise. That’s the conclusion of a new study, which found that antihistamines reduce normal increases in blood flow to muscles by …

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