Tag Archives: wine regions

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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Q&A with Shae Frichette – Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business

Shae Frichette Co-owner, Co-Vigneron Red Mountain Winery Frichette Shae Frichette Number of employees you supervise: 5 Brief history of Frichette Winery: Sweezea Financial Group is an independent investment and insurance agency backed by P We are a husband and wife run winery that produces wines he loves and wine experiences …

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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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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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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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The world bought more champagne than ever in 2021

Champagne houses are celebrating after sales and exports set new records last year even as pandemic lockdowns forced many bars and restaurants to close. bottles of champagne in 2021, an increase of 38% compared to the previous year. Global champagne sales also reached a record $6.2 billion. home. “With tourism …

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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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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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Canada faces alcohol shortages ahead of holiday season, alcohol authorities say

Signs indicating a product shortage are displayed at the Nova Scotia Liquor Corp. in Halifax on December 10, 2021.Andrew Vaughan / The Canadian Press Canada faces pre-holiday alcohol shortages due to supply chain issues, with some provincial liquor boards urging customers to shop early – or prepare to try a …

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Vine and dandy: South African wine exporters optimistic about recovery prospects

South African wine exports are normalizing after three difficult years. The South African wine industry hopes it will return to growth after three difficult years that impacted export volumes. But while there has been some recovery, the industry continues to normalize rather than grow. Various global factors have contributed to …

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New book: Wines of Armenia

The long awaited book Wines of Armenia: A Complete Guide to Armenian Wineries and Winemaking by S. Margosian has finally been published. This is the first and most comprehensive guide to Armenian vineyards and winemaking, providing extensive details on Armenian grapes, wine regions and vineyards.Wine has always been an integral …

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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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Savor the taste of Provence with these refreshing rosé wines

Enjoy one of the most picturesque regions in the world through the evocative delights of Provence rosé wines November 17, 2021 5:00 p.m. Imagine enjoying a lazy lunch under the vines, watching the sun dance over the azure sea in the distance, while sipping an aromatic wine that echoes 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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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 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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People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic Announces Winners of 35th Annual Grapefest – A Texas Wine Experience

Advertising The Largest Wine Festival in the Southwestern United States – September 16, 17, 18, 19, 2021 –Texas Wines Featured at People’s Choice Classic Wine Tasting VINEYARD, TEXAS (September 27, 2021) – A signature event of GrapeFest, the People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic is the country’s largest wine competition, judged …

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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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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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French and Italian wines could become more expensive

As if the past year and a half hadn’t been tough enough, winegrowers in France have shared sad news. Not only cannot we easily travel to Europe due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, French and Italian wines could also become more expensive over the next year. France’s agriculture ministry has …

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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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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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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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Wine Experts Explain How 2020 Highlights New Wine Regions

wine estate in Chile Getty 2020 has not been easy for the wine world. To list a few obstacles: a world of closed bars. A global pandemic. Climate change. California and Oregon are facing the most destructive wildfire season in history. In this ongoing series, we speak with major players …

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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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