Daily Archives: November 28, 2022

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 11/27/22

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. Fraud Trial Roils BordeauxDamning evidence. Consumer groups obtain TTB commitment to issue rulemakings on …

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Antinori’s Piedmont Estate Prunotto Buys Vineyards in Serralunga d’Alba

Antinori, one of the top names in Italian wine, has added a key vineyard asset to its Prunotto winery in Piedmont, purchasing 8.4 acres in the Cerretta MGA (Menzione Geografica Aggiuntiva—Piedmont’s system of classified vinegrowing places) of Serralunga d’Alba for $9 million. The deal, signed on November 7, increases Prunotto’s estate-owned vineyards and parcels under long-term lease to 193 acres, …

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Der Postenturm von Bacharach – Mittelrheintal | Tolle herbst…

Tolle herbstliche Sonne und großartige Wolkenformationen Mitte November im Mittelrheintal. Blick auf die herbstlichen Weinberge und den Postenturm oberhalb der Stadt. Bacharach, Rheinland-Pfalz, 13. November 2022. (PMZ3428)   Lovely autumn sunshine middle of November in the Middle Rhine Valley. View to the autumnal vineyards and the watchtower (Postenturm) above the city. Bacharach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany…. Source : https://www.flickr.com/photos/samos-pemo/52528587197/in/[email protected]

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Vitis vinifera automna

Michel Seguret Thanks for 17.7 M views !!! has added a photo to the pool: Une vigne héraultaise à l’automne Colombiers / Hérault Occitanie / France Source : https://www.flickr.com/photos/michelseguret/52521575438/in/[email protected]

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Soggetto Design: Prosecco DOC and timeless Italian design icons

Structure, balance, harmony and elegance – intrinsic qualities of an object’s aesthetic value at the core of the campaign now launched by the Prosecco DOC Consortium. Innovation and sophistication seal the match between one of the world’s most famous wine denominations and three icons of Italian design. Soggetto Design Named ‘Soggetto Design’ (Design Subject), is a collaboration between the Prosecco …

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Daily Wine News: Scores & More

Wineries love rave reviews and appellation upgrades, but do they really make cents? In Wine-Searcher, Kathleen Willcox weighs wine scores against price. “How a bottle of wine is priced today, and how it can be priced tomorrow, is, as it turns out, highly dependent on reviews, geographic and quality qualifiers.” In the Buyer, Richard Siddle looks at how the ramifications …

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Marchesi di Barolo discovery tasting at the Decanter London Fine Wine Encounter 2022

Valentina Abbona. Valentina Abbona was excited to show guests at this year’s Decanter London Fine Wine Encounter sold-out discovery tasting (entitled ‘Shades of Nebbiolo’) just what makes her family’s winery tick. It’s largely the work of Marchese di Barolo which put the small town of Barolo on the map. The town became so entwined with Nebbiolo that it later lent …

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Decanter’s dream destination: Scalani Hills Boutari Winery & Residences, Crete

When it comes to holidays, you usually have to choose your camp. Sun and beach or lush vineyard landscapes? But Crete blurs the dichotomy. This ray-drenched, breeze-tickled Greek isle, hovering above the north of Africa, has the lot. Sands lapped by warm blue surf, and hills striped in vines. Lazy lounger days under reliable blue skies and calm nights sipping wine …

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