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New Zealand Sparkling Wine – How to be #1

Welcome to the land next to the one below, part of the largest empire in the world, home to the Kiwi bird and amazing sparkling wines. New Zealand is a fascinating country that is worth learning a bit more about, especially about its wonderful wine region. New Zealand’s first vineyard …

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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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Cambria Estate Winery Announces Partnership with Women’s Earth Alliance

Advertising Women-Owned and-Led Winery Pledges $25,000 to Support Initiatives to Build Women’s Leadership for a More Sustainable World SANTA CLAUS MARIA, California – March 2, 2022 – Cambria Wine Estatethe Santa Maria Valley winery founded in 1986 and known for its single-vineyard Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, today announced its partnership …

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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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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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Wines to make Valentine’s Day sparkle | Wine

Nyetimber Rosé, Sussex, England NV (£31.49, waitrose) Drinking rosé champagne on Valentine’s Day is, I know, not the most spontaneous or original act of love. It’s the drink the Valentine’s Day industry tells us we can’t live without – a vehicle for the wine industry to exploit our insecurities and …

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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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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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Dilworth & Allain label Loïque Allain and Chris Dilworth are among young winemakers blazing new trails in Victoria’s Macedon Ranges

The couple are part of a thriving wine community settling in and around Daylesford – a community which Dilworth and Allain say reminds them of the younger generation of winemakers they have met and connected with. in Chianti and Beaujolais. And it is not only wine producers, but also winemakers …

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Spain Sparkling Wine Challenge “The Other Guys”

In reality, in addition to France (producing 550 million bottles), we have choices that include Italy (prosecco – producing 660 +/- bottles), Germany (producing 350 billion bottles), Spain (Cava. +/- producing 260 million bottles) and in the United States (production of 162 million bottles) (forbes.com). We realized that sparkling wine …

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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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Drinks to Help You Lower Your Alcohol Units | Wine

IIf you’re simply having a wet January, rather than a dry one – that is, you’re cutting back instead of cutting back – you may well be more attracted to low-alcohol beverages than non-alcoholic beverages, that I talked about last week. When it comes to wine, at least, there’s plenty …

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Good deals Burgundy | Financial Time

The second week of January is traditionally Burgundy Week in London. In the many tastings of the 2020s that would usually be scheduled for next week, the vast majority of wines would come from the Côte d’Or, the “golden slope” of limestone and marl facing east that produces the most …

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Ohio’s Donniella Winchell named to ‘Most Inspirational People’ List in Wine Industry

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Donniella Winchell, executive director of the Ohio Wine Producers Association, is one of 10 people across the country honored for their commitment to the wine industry. Wine Industry Advisor – an online publication covering the wine industry – has included Winchell on its list of “most inspiring …

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SANTA MARGHERITA USA ACQUIRES MAJORITY OWNERSHIP OF ROCO WINERY

MIAMI BEACH, Florida, January 5, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Santa Margherita United States, the 100% subsidiary of Santa Margherita Gruppo Vinicolo, acquired the majority stake in ROCO Winery in Oregon. ROCO Winery was founded in 2001 by Rollin & Corby Stonebraker-Soles. Located in the Willamette Valley region, ROCO wines …

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Celebrate 2022 with bubbles! | Kathy Marcks Hardesty | Journalist

Is there a better time than the holiday season to open a bottle of champagne? It’s mandatory at home, and most of the winemakers I know here on the central coast feel the same. While I can’t afford a lot of French champagnes, there are many great sparkling wines made …

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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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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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Ten Local Sparkling Wines To Try During Australia’s Champagne Shortage | Australian food and drink

We are in the midst of a champagne shortage and while there is a lot of talk about why this is the case, industry experts say there are several factors at play. Emperor Champagne CEO Kyla Kirkpatrick says mass domestic consumption and supply issues have created the perfect storm. “You …

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Moët & Chandon: Sustainable Development of Champagne

“A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world,” said Louis Pasteur, the pioneering French chemist and microbiologist known for his research on vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurization. Moët & Chandon pyramid This point of view has always guided Moët & Chandon, a champagne house …

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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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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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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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Ostler wines: passing on a heritage

Breaking the dirt on the limestone of Waitaki Valley 20 years ago was a “huge leap of faith”, say Jim and Anne Jerram. And as they celebrate the recent sale of Ostler Wines to ACG Wines Ltd, they say they would do it again “in the blink of an eye”, …

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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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These Oregon wineries have warm outdoor seating

Food and beverage establishments around the world have rushed to add outdoor seating as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, but the dozens and dozens of wineries that dot the hills outside McMinnville, Dundee, Newberg, Carlton and other Willamette Valley towns have a head start in this area. After all, a sidewalk …

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The tailor-made of Ōhau wines

Nestled between the West Coast and the Tararua Range, Ōhau 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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Belle Glos Wines aims to reignite the art of letter writing with its latest partnership with Nicholas Sparks, Dempsey & Carroll

Last week California winery Belle Glos, known for its award-winning Pinot Noir, announced its nationwide partnership with novelist Nicholas Sparks and luxury stationery Dempsey & Carroll to revive the art and craft of letter writing. . Belle Glos owner and fifth generation winemaker Joe Wagner told Forbes: “Letter writing is …

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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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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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The climate could impact the wine season

Attention all wine lovers: Climate change is likely to have an impact on future wine production. Time and wine go hand in hand. Wine grapes are one of the crops most sensitive to changes in temperature and precipitation. The temperatures of the growing season are extremely important for wine grapes …

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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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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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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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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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Why you should fall for grape juice

Newsletter: FT Weekend Get weekend inspiration with the best of life, arts and culture. Delivered every Saturday morning. I was at a wine tasting for trendy sommeliers in east London when I first came across grape juice from Austrian winery Nibiru. “We sell a lot,” said Nicolas Rizzi, founder of …

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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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In Defense of the Terroir – Wine Industry Advisor

Advertising –Randy Caparoso Does the wine terroir no longer exists ? This is a valid question, even if it is stupid. Sure, terroir exist. If not, entire belief systems rest on the premise that terroir explains not only sensory differences, but also quality distinctions, as in the Grands Crus classification, …

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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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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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Just Enough Wines Launches Premium Wine In The Convenience Of A Can On September 30, 2020

Advertising High-quality, vintage, AVA-specific Pinot Noir and Chardonnay now available in cans through Just Enough Wines San Francisco, California, September 29, 2020 – With the launch of Just Enough Wines on September 30, 2020, consumers will no longer have to choose between quality and convenience. By reinventing canned wine, founder …

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In Brief: How the Pandemic Has Affected the Mid-Level of Fine Wines

While luxury brands and entry-level brands have seen strong non-retail sales over the past year, James Lawrence explores how the pandemic has affected the mid-tier of fine wines. San Leonardo in Trentino is doing well in the middle segment of fine wines In October 2020, Swiss bank UBS released a …

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Wine auctions pivot – quite profitably – to the virtual world

In July, Chicago Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. hosted an auction for the mighty New York restaurant Del Posto. All 3,422 lots, including the vintage Quintarelli, Sassicaia and a complete case of 1999 Case Basse Brunello di Montalcino Riserva, have been sold, with 80% of the lots selling for much …

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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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