Daily Archives: October 27, 2022

Serge Laporte Sancerre Les Boursicottes 2021 $29 (90 points)

Lush yet balanced, with nectarine, passionfruit and gooseberry flavors that are round and richly textured on the palate yet nicely framed by lemony, mouthwatering acidity and mineral. Harmonious, with good concentration. Drink now through 2025. 1,600 cases made, 150 cases imported. Source : 1ef6c3eefdfc351e74e0519b0c969e3a

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Daily Wine News: Agroforestry

“Before mechanization, European vineyards often incorporated orchards. Under modern monocropping, however, agroforestry fell away. With the need to address climate pressures and growing interest in sustainability, the practice is coming back.” In SevenFifty Daily, Betsy Andrews reports on how winegrowers are using trees, hedgerows, and habitats to mitigate climate change, helping not just the environment, but also the health of …

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Burgundy 2022 harvest: winemaker optimism running high

Vineyards in the Côte de Beaune. It’s expected the Burgundy 2022 harvest will be bigger than the region’s five-year average, France’s agriculture ministry said this month, also noting the healthy state of vineyards in the area. Final figures on yields are not yet available, but suggestions the 2022 harvest could represent a rebound from the historically low 2021 crop could …

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Pian del Gallo – Tinazzi falls for Tuscany

The Tinazzi family, owners of the eponymous group with estates in Veneto and Puglia, has expanded to Tuscany with the acquisition, in early 2022, of a property in the Chianti Classico DOCG area. The Pian del Gallo estate includes 5.5 hectares of organically farmed vineyards and olive trees, as well as hospitality facilities. A fruitful quest The acquisition was not …

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Innovation in Cognac

Ferrand’s No2 bottling in its Renegade Barrel range, aged first in oak then in a chestnut wood barrel Cognac today is the culmination of centuries of history and generations of accumulated expertise. The world’s pre-eminent brandy (although the Cognac?ais don’t care for the b-word), it has conquered the planet from San Francisco to Shanghai, with many millions of bottles of …

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Cava D.O. – Character and quality founded in tradition

In spite of growing worldwide demand for bubbles, recent challenges arising from the pandemic and the cost of living crisis have put the brakes on consumers’ willingness to spend on non-essential products. In search of new and imaginative ways of rising to the challenge, Cava producers believe that while it can be tough for consumers to fork out for fizz, …

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Quality revolution in Jerez

Bodegas Barbadillo. Imagine, for a second, that you’ve been told about a region where, for decades, wine production had been focused on churning out huge volumes of non-vintage bottlings. While many people loved the consistency afforded by the homogeneity of these wines, others had been seduced by wines from more innovative regions. Scroll down to see top picks from Jerez …

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