Daily Archives: November 22, 2022

Panizzi – Champions of Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG

When Giovanni Panizzi founded his eponymous estate in 1979, he embarked on a project fuelled by the love for a very special variety and appellation, Vernaccia di San Gimignano, and by the determination to promote its quality and recognition. Panizzi remains one of the leading champions of a historical grape whose elegance, expressiveness and age-worthiness, deeply rooted in Tuscan history, …

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Cellar Collection at the Decanter London Fine Wine Encounter 2022

It was always going to be a special Decanter Fine Wine Encounter. On Saturday 5 November, readers descended on The Landmark, London for the first time since 2019 to taste a selection of the world’s fine wines, poured by the producers. Scroll down to see tasting notes and scores for a selection of highlights from the Cellar Collection room

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Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris 2023, even more global

More than 3,100 wine and spirits producers from 45 countries and over 30,000 professionals are due to attend the first major international event of the year. Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris, a global marketplace In 2023, the exhibition is making room to host international visitors and exhibitors, with over 45 producer countries attending. International pavilions include the United States, which …

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Daily Wine News: Wine During War

Ukrainian wine ambassador Jenia Nikolaichuk reports on how the ongoing wine is affecting Ukraine’s wine industry. “Within and outside of Ukraine, the demand for quality Ukrainian wines has grown. But this is unfortunately countered by the fact that countless wine stocks were lost due to destroyed or heavily-damaged warehouses and infrastructure…Winemakers continue to launch new products and invest in equipment …

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Winter warmers: Olly Smith’s top 30 fuller-bodied wine buys

The classic idea of a winter warmer is a red with generous booze to give your internal thermometer a comforting upward nudge. Grapes with a naturally spicy character such as Zinfandel, Syrah and Carmene?re often get the nod. But I’ve also included some oak-amplified classics along with robust southern French blends, the odd white with a flex of powerful oak, …

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Black Friday wine and spirits deals 2022

If you’re looking to replenish your wine rack or spirits cabinet ahead of Christmas, then Black Friday is a great time to do it. With all major drinks retailers offering discounts on bottles in their range, you’ll be able to get some great deals on wine, Champagne and spirits. Offers have already started, with new deals going live on Black …

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Joe Vs. the Volcano (Exploring Etna Wines for NVWA)

The author, dancing on a literal volcano As I finish up an excellent (though whirlwind) jaunt to Collio, my latest piece for Napa Valley Wine Academy has been published, focused (somewhat ironically, considering it’s at the opposite end of Italy from where I’ve just visited) on the wines and producers of Sicily’s Etna. The wine cognoscenti love to wax philosophically …

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 11/20/22

Hello and welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard-inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week. On MarginalityGet thee to the extremes. The carbon’s in the detailsInteresting data. Think wine …

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Damilano Barbera d’Asti 2020 $20 (91 points)

A rich and sumptuous red, evoking plum, blackberry and boysenberry flavors. Reveals accents of tobacco, almond and spice as this winds down. Lengthy aftertaste. Drink now through 2028. 5,800 cases made, 2,000 cases imported. Source : c51547c89f0547e8b8b53ce70ba14c77

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