Daily Archives: November 21, 2022

Escudo Rojo – Worthy heir of Baron de Rothschild in Chile

Escudo Rojo was born at the crossroads of cross-generational expertise and pioneering exploration; the historical craftsmanship of Baron de Philippe de Rothschild applied to the best terroirs of Chile. The project started in 1999 when Baroness Philippine de Rothschild, Baron Philippe’s daughter and second generation at the helm of the family’s wine estates, decided to create her wine in the …

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Fraud Trial Roils Bordeaux

The trial in Bordeaux’s Tribunal lasted just six hours, but the figures discussed were mind-boggling for the wine trade. Finishing late at night on Oct. 27, prosecutor Nathalie Mathieu deconstructed an intricate, profitable web of consumer and customs fraud. Over a period of two years, from 2016 to 2019, 131 tanker trucks hauled the equivalent of 380,000 cases of cheap …

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Daily Wine News: Italian Riesling

Riesling. A new generation of winemakers in Lombardy’s Oltrepò Pavese is crafting some of the most prominent expressions of Italian Riesling, reports Jaclyn DeGiorgio in SevenFifty Daily. Napa stopped a ‘theme park-size’ winery from being built. In the San Francisco Chronicle, Jess Lander explains what it means for the region’s future. CNN Travel explores the wines of Turkey, which have …

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Hospices de Beaune 2022 auction sets multiple ‘historic’ sales records

2022 saw the 162nd Hospices de Beaune auction. In what François Poher, director and chairman of the Board of Hospices Civils de Beaune, dubbed ‘historic and spectacular results’, the auction broke other records, including highest ever total for a charity wine auction and record total for any wine auction held by Sotheby’s, according to the auction house that managed the …

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The Sauvignon Blanc crossword

Pour yourself a glass of Sancerre and tackle this week’s Sauvignon Blanc crossword… Crossword Puzzle Maker Instructions: Click a cell on the crossword grid, or click a clue Click twice on a cell to toggle between across and down The active cell is highlighted in blue Start typing in the word Hit enter when you are done typing in the …

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Fiano

sarahstierch has added a photo to the pool: Passggio Wines, Glen Ellen, California Source : https://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahvain/52513303524/in/[email protected]

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Alois Lageder – An agent of creative change in the Alto Adige

The history of Alois Lageder goes back to 1823, when Johann Lageder created his wine trade business in Bolzano. His descendants eventually started producing their own wines and acquired a number of vineyards across the Alto Adige. Johann’s great-grandson, Alois III, realised the unique potential of the region’s different terroirs and, in 1934, decided to invest in a winery, the …

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Herbstfarben

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Cloudy Bay: a Sauvignon Blanc success story

It’s not often that you can say that one estate has been largely responsible for launching a wine region onto the world stage, but if any single winery could be said to have sparked a global demand for Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, that producer would have to be Cloudy Bay. While wines were already being made in Marlborough in the early 1980s, …

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Vestigio de Zarcillos | __________________ Etude (live versi…

__________________   Etude (live version). Joep Beving.   So close. Tom Misch & Carmody.   __________________   Con el zarcillo asido la vid fija el sarmiento para ofrecernos uvas   _________________   Solo en la medida en que hemos llegado a conocer nuestro dolor personal, solo en la medida en la que nos hemos relacionado con el dolor, somos lo …

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Etna announces nine new contrade with map update

On the highest volcano in Europe, the magic number is 142: the contrade of Etna represented on a colourful new map just released by the Consorzio Tutela Vini Etna DOC. In the age of viticultural cartography, the Sicilian district has embraced ‘zoning’ to enhance every single nuance of its territory, mostly cultivated with Nerello Mascalese and Carricante. ‘This map establishes …

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Prince Edward County: A wine lover’s guide

One of the beaches at Sandbanks Provincial Park. A couple of decades ago, tourists came to Prince Edward County for the thrill of the great outdoors. Golden beaches. Glassy lakes. Rolling fields studded with photogenic dilapidated barns and mom-and-pop farm shops. Those things are still here, and people still come for them, but they’re no longer the main draw. Most …

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