Daily Archives: June 20, 2022

Daily Wine News: Energetic Generation

Savigny-lès-Beaune. Savigny-lès-Beaune has long been dismissed, but longtime producers and an energetic newer generation is leading a quality revolution, reports Eric Asimov in the New York Times. While tasting a range of sparkling wine in the Prosecco Hills, Club Oenologique contributor David Kermode gets better acquainted with the drier styles that are emerging triumphant among the top tier of the …

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Sales of English and Welsh wine soared in 2021

Chapel Down, Tenterden, Kent That represents a 69% increase on the 5.5 million bottles sold in 2019, highlighting the exponential growth the industry has enjoyed in recent years. Brits account for 96% of the sales, but demand is increasing in export markets too. English and Welsh wines have proved particularly popular in Scandinavia, with exports to Norway rising by 85% …

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Investment start-up Vint appoints wine director

Lapierre, a Master of Wine since 2013, is already part of Vint’s investment committee and will step into the new director of wine role as the group looks to grow. He joins Vint from the California-based Vinfolio fine wine group, where he most recently served as president. Vint is one of several groups that has said it wants to make …

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Médoc grand cru classé 2017: panel tasting results

Georgina Hindle, Vincenzo Arnese and Andy Howard MW tasted 62 wines, with two Exceptional and 11 Outstanding. Médoc grand cru classé 2017 panel tasting scores 62 wines tasted Exceptional 2 Outstanding 11 Highly recommended 45 Recommended 4 Commended 0 Fair 0 Poor 0 Faulty 0 Entry criteria: producers and UK agents were invited to submit their 2017 vintage red wines from …

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