Tag Archives: cabernet sauvignon

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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Hollywood Joins Wine Club Frenzy From Jason Momoa to Mila Kunis – The Hollywood Reporter

COVID lockdowns have drastically changed shopping habits everywhere, including in the wine sector. With restaurants closed and at-home happy hours starting early and often, U.S. digital wine sales grew 32% to $760 billion in 2020, according to a report by wine industry analyst Rob McMillan of Silicon Valley Bank. Many …

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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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What does Navarra wine look like in Spain…we ask the questions and find three wines to try

And so I nudge you towards Navarre, a wine region in northern Spain. It raises its profile on these shores; and rightly too. In the UK we can buy so many wines from all over the world which makes it difficult for any region to influence our wine buying habits, …

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WineInk: wine changes | AspenTimes.com

Those who follow Aspen’s hospitality, restaurants and real estate need not be told that the only constant is change. Over the past few years, there has been an accelerated increase in sales and consolidations that have changed the food and wine industry, and our entire community. It is not surprising …

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Wine investment platform Vint launches three NFTs on behalf of Emmitt-Scorsone for auction

RICHMOND, Virginia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vint, the first qualified, fully transparent and efficient wine and spirits investment platform, today announced the release of three individual non-fungible tokens (NFTs) in collaboration with Emmitt-Scorsone, producer of Judge Palmer, Domenica Amato, and Emmitt-Scorsone wines. The offering marks the first NFT offered by a Sonoma-based winery and …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Paso Robles Wine Country

Paso Robles is a California Central Coast wine gem, home to more than 200 labels. The region is often associated with Next to, the dark comedy about love, infidelity and excess. But it is a multi-faceted destination, picturesque with its olive groves and sunny hillsides, and a thriving wine region, …

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Week of 09/01/22: Vinography

Hello and welcome to my weekly dig into the pile of wine samples begging to be tasted. I’m happy to bring you the latest episode of Vinography Unboxed, where I highlight some of the best bottles that have come through my door recently. Last week an interesting set of wines …

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Red Mountain-focused Liberty Lake Wine Cellars beats 7 for 7 at Platinum Awards

Mark Lathrop, winemaker / co-owner of Liberty Lake Wine Cellars east of Spokane, Washington, has entered seven wines eligible for the 2021 Platinum Awards and won a Platinum for each. (Richard Duval Images) LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. – A sign behind Liberty Lake Wine Cellars’ tasting bar reads #RedMtnUnfiltered, and what …

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Perfect Christmas Stocking Ideas for Foodies

This is one of my favorite parts of the holiday season: thinking about all the people I would like to give a package to, thinking about what that gift voucher should be. This year, perhaps more than any other, it feels good to give all of your associates something thoughtful …

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A Touch of Red or White: How Papua New Guinea Is Interested in Wine

With wine appreciation on the rise in Papua New Guinea. The sommelier of Loloata Island Resort, Kannapan Jayakumar, tells PNG now why wine has become such a sensation and why the Highlands might be a good place to start a winery. The sommelier at Loloata Resort, Kannapan Jayakumar. Credit: Loloata …

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What low-alcohol or non-alcoholic drinks to try this holiday season

Now we are in the thick of the action – the holiday season with a parade of friends and family passing through your door until New Years Day. Some of them, no doubt, will be marathon runners, designated drivers, or parents who can’t risk a hangover. Riding the wellness trend …

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The Setting Cabernet Sauvignon sold for $ 1 million at the Emeril Lagasse Foundation auction

Wine prodigy Jesse Katz has done it again. The exceptionally talented winemaker of Aperture Cellars, Devil Proof Vineyards and The Setting Wines broke a world record this month when a six-liter bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon The Setting Glass Slipper 2019 won an offer of $ 1 million. dollars for the …

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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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Red China: Upcoming Wineries Recognized

YINCHUAN, China, November 2 (Reuters) – Chinese winemaker Legacy Peak, which started producing grapes more or less by accident in 1997, symbolizes the rapid growth of an industry that is now winning accolades in global markets, but who has already almost given up. “We wanted to pull up all the …

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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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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 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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Left Field Cider Co. – Wine Reviews

Allison Markin – October 10, 2021 / 4:00 a.m. | History: 348193 Photo: contributed Cider house: Left Field Cider Co., near Merritt Why drink it? Why not cider for a change? It’s not just for hot summer days, it’s a perfect fall drink, and there are plenty of craft cider …

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Liquor Control Board awards nearly $ 2 million in grants to support Pennsylvania’s wine, beer and cider industries

Pennsylvania’s wine, beer, and cider industries receive a boost from the Wolf administration to increase marketing and production. The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board approved grants totaling $ 1,925,319 for 13 different projects. $ 600,000 of that total was awarded to Penn State University for eight different wine, malt and beverage …

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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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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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4 ways to celebrate the harvest season this fall

Celebrate the bounty of the vineyard with a party centered around a selection of wines from local stores. Every fall, wineries across the country harvest the bounty of their vines. It’s an exciting time of year that celebrates everything grape-related, from the first crushing to the final bottling. With that …

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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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Moët workers go on strike

Industrial disputes, fantastic auctions and vine dogs – this week’s roundup has something for everyone. It’s been a curious week for the news, with President Biden’s approval ratings plummeting as the Queen finds out what her funeral will look like and no disruption to hostilities between the two sides in …

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Growing global attention for Californian wines

Leading California wines have gained more collector’s attention in the United States and around the world in recent years as prices have continued to climb. Over the past 10 years, California’s share of the global wine trade has grown from 0.1% to 7.1%, making it the largest region in the …

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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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BYOG Wine Bar opens in Port Jefferson

“Wine bar” doesn’t begin to describe what’s going on at the newly opened BYOG Wine Bar in Port Jefferson. First of all, it’s self-service. There are five temperature-controlled dispensers, each containing four bottles of wine. Read the descriptions and prices, then tap the machine with an electronic chip card (issued …

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Slowing down the sugar rush to produce better grapes

One of the many challenges that climate change poses to winegrowers is the accelerated rate of ripening of grapes in warmer climates, which can lead to poor color and aroma development. In a new study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, researchers at the University of Adelaide …

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Good wine is increasingly a sound investment – Robb Report

The number one rule of investing is not to lose money – “buy high, sell low” is rarely the route to financial success. This is, according to one investment strategist, what makes the fine wine market a safe and ideal space for investors looking for stability in their portfolios. “Historical …

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Colorado Wine Industry Gets Support From Wine Legend Warren Winiarski

Napa Valley Wine Legend Warren Winiarski Invests in Colorado Wine and Grape Industries with Grant to CMU / WCCC Viticulture and Oenology Program Warren Winiarski is a man who tends to see the world as a place of unrealized future potential, and his ability to turn potential into reality is …

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Investment in fine wine: An opportunity for Italy?

It has been a long time coming but now we are able to introduce the great POTUS into our weekly column, for at last its tentacles have extended into an area that concerns us directly. As all investment advisors should be, at Amphora we are politically agnostic. As with any …

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The new Hemel-en-Aarde vineyard is looking for investors

A new winery in South Africa, co-founded by the Newton-Johnson family and Roland Preens, offers a ‘unique’ chance to invest in one of Cape Town’s most exciting wine regions, Hemel-en-Aarde. Hemelzicht Vineyards is a new 60 hectare vineyard in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley and the first in South Africa to offer …

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