Daily Archives: March 8, 2023

Daily Wine News: Labor Violations

Vineyards in Brazil. (Source: Wines of Brasil) Three of Brazil’s biggest wineries have been suspended by ApexBrasil, the government Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, following an operation to rescue over 200 workers from what were described as “conditions analogous to slavery.” The story could affect Brazil’s ambition to boost wine exports. Alexandra Corvo and Robert Joseph report in Meininger’s. Following …

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Women, winemakers and their top-scoring wines

Winemaker Cecilia Leoneschi of Castiglion del Bosco That said, International Women’s Day is an opportune time to highlight female talents — and in the world of wine there are many.  From the growing and making to marketing, managing and selling of wines, the wine industry is blessed with talented, pioneering women who continue to push the industry forward.  By no …

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Producer profile: Orin Swift

In a California vineyard, Dave Phinney with a bottle of Orin Swift, 8 Years in the Desert Zinfandel-based blend. Since its first vintage release in 1999, Orin Swift Cellars has left an indelible mark on the US wine industry. Founder Dave Swift Phinney made headlines in 2010 for selling (see below) his most famous creation The Prisoner, which has inspired …

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Thriller Novel Asks: “Can You Imagine a World Without Wine?” with Steven Laine, author of Root Cause

Introduction Can you imagine a world without wine? How did an author create a new genre of wine thriller based on a winemaker’s worst nightmare? What if the root louse phylloxera that destroyed most of the European vineyards in the 1850s returned but was even more destructive? In this episode of the Unreserved Wine Talk podcast, I’m chatting with Steven Laine, …

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Burgundy’s 2023 Hospices de Nuits – auction preview

Auctioneer Hugues Cortot. To paraphrase the Barber of Seville, ‘too much is not even enough’. Apparently, this is particularly true when it comes to red Burgundy. Luckily, the upcoming charitable auction of the wines of the Hospices de Nuits will provide solace to wine lovers seeking more – the 62nd edition brings 160 barrels to market from the landmark 2022 …

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Decanter’s dream destination: The Louise Barossa, South Australia

There’s definitely something about lazing in the lap of luxury that makes savouring an elegant Grenache even more delicious… I’m surrounded by vines that wind up and over hills, watching them catch the glow of a setting sun while nibbling homemade fudge and honey biscuits. It’s a Thing of Beauty – as is my Tscharke Barossa Valley red. While Shiraz …

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