Daily Archives: November 29, 2022

Juvé & Camps – Pioneering excellence

Knowledge, self-awareness and a strong sense of identity are all characters that define true pioneers. These provide the foundational strength and motivation to go one step further, driving innovation and creativity. This can certainly be said of Juvé & Camps, a company built upon more than two centuries of experience in Penedès, and whose name is synonym with Cava Gran …

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New Releases from Pellegrini-Olivet Lane of the Russian River Valley

2022 Olivet Lane Chardonnay The Pellegrini family emigrated from Lucca, Italy, to Santa Rosa, California, in 1915 and soon began growing grapes and making wine. Sixty years later Robert Pellegrini established the 60 acre Olivet Lane Vineyard in the Santa Rosa Plains, planting two-thirds of it to Old Wente Chardonnay and one-third to Martini Clone Pinot Noir. Over the years …

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Burgundy’s Hospices de Beaune Charity Auction Hits a $32 Million Record

The 162nd Hospices de Beaune auction raised a total of $32 million last week, a record for any wine auction conducted by Sotheby’s and the highest total in the charity event’s long history. “It was a fantastic sale with lots of enthusiastic bidding,” Jamie Ritchie, worldwide chairman of Sotheby’s Wine & Spirits, told Wine Spectator. Proceeds from the annual event …

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Daily Wine News: Vintages in Cava

In SevenFifty Daily, Caitlin A. Miller reports on how regulatory and climatic changes are putting vintage at the forefront of Cava production. “In light of this confluence of events, vintage may soon become a driving factor in both the style and quality of Cava, making the landscape—and the wines—more complex. As most buyers already do with Champagne, is it time …

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Walls: the best Rhône wines to buy in the UK right now

In the UK wine calendar, wine merchants concentrate on selling certain regions at the same time every year. For Burgundy, it’s January; Bordeaux starts in April. Others, like the Rhône, aren’t quite so specific, but merchants do seem to agree that autumn is the right time to turn their attention to this part of France. Following a number of Rhône-focused …

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New Decanter Wine Club holiday season gift offer

For the first time, the Decanter Wine Club is allowing non-members to snap up a box of their holiday wines, while stocks last. {“content”:”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”} *Available in the US only. The post New Decanter Wine Club holiday season gift offer appeared first on Decanter. Source : https://www.decanter.com/premium/new-decanter-wine-club-holiday-season-gift-offer-492396/

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Napa Valley mourns the passing of Margaret Duckhorn

Margaret Duckhorn during harvest at Duckhorn Vineyards in the 1970s. The eponymous winery started by her and her former husband Dan, Duckhorn Vineyards, was founded in 1976. The brand would be among the first to feature Merlot as more than merely a blending grape. Duckhorn helped ignite America’s love for the grape. Born in New York State, Margaret travelled much …

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The sommelier suggests… Roussanne by Evan Goldstein MS

One of 273 Master Sommeliers worldwide currently, Evan Goldstein has written four books, co-authored several more, and is a contributing editor to The Oxford Companion to Wine. In September 2022, Goldstein was recruited by the San Francisco Giants, his hometown pro baseball team, becoming the first ever Master Sommelier to work for a US professional sports organisation. Sadly, this rich, …

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Champagne

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