Daily Archives: November 23, 2022

Exploring Portuguese History and Portugal’s Alentejo’s White Wines – Part 2

Here come the holidays, and it’s when we think about wine a lot, for so many festivities, all jammed in at the end of the year.. This isn’t my first story about Portuguese wines lately. I’m still exploring wines from the Alentejo region, because of their flavors and their affordability! Portuguese indigenous grape varieties are […] The post Exploring Portuguese …

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Daily Wine News: Total Wine Tips

“It’s Thanksgiving week. Your host is taking care of the turkey and mashed potatoes, but they’ve asked you to bring some wine. You frantically run to Total Wine & More…In your panicked state, how are you to choose the right wine for Thanksgiving?” Esther Mobley offers tips in the San Francisco Chronicle. Red wine consumption in France has dropped by …

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Study Finds Heavy or Binge Drinking by Younger Adults a Key Factor in Alcohol-Related Deaths

While numerous studies have linked moderate wine consumption to improved health outcomes, medical professionals agree that high alcohol intake, especially binge drinking, has negative consequences, including accidents, violence and longterm health problems. New research attempts to quantify just how serious those consequences can be, especially for young adults, who are at the highest risk of alcohol-related premature death. The researchers argue …

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New Liv-ex Power 100: Burgundy ‘reigns supreme’

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti came eighth in the new ranking, but it had the highest average trade price per case, said Liv-ex. Domaine Leroy headed the Liv-ex Power 100 in 2022 for the third consecutive year as Burgundy wine producers occupied all top five places in the ranking, published Wednesday (23 November). The annual list offers fresh insight into the …

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Digital Corks, Tasting Tokens and the Future of Wine Drinking with David Garrett

Introduction How do digital corks allow winemakers to participate in the resale of their wines among collectors? What are tasting tokens, and what exciting new experiences do they offer both winemakers and consumers? What new trends and technologies will impact the wines you drink in the future? In this episode of the Unreserved Wine Talk podcast, I’m interviewing David Garrett, the co-founder …

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Thanksgiving wine inspiration: US wines to choose

Following some paired-back Thanksgivings over the last couple of years, many are looking forward to celebrating in style this time round and indulging in a few delicious glasses. Whether you’re planning a large family gathering, a party with friends or simply a quiet observance at home, we have the right wine to accompany your traditions. Below, you’ll find a selection …

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The release of the Ukrainian ‘Grad Cru’

Mykhailo Molchanov next to a missile in his vineyard. It was the 5th of March and the second week of Russia’s war of aggression on Ukraine. That morning, Mykhailo and Georgiy Molchanov, the father and son team of the Slivino winery in the Mykolaiv Oblast in Southern Ukraine went out to prune their vineyard. Lodged in one row of the …

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Decoy Limited Red Napa Valley 2019 $30 (91 points)

Zesty and appealingly built, with lively red currant and cherry flavors highlighted by tomato leaf and spice. Builds toward snappy tannins. Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Petit Verdot and Zinfandel. Drink now through 2027. 32,500 cases made. Source : 83a913825ba65cc14c029eb05b29aea0

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