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Daily Archives: April 9, 2024

Yellow Tail producer unveils largest solar farm in the Australian drinks industry

The facility features 8,730 solar panels, which will produce 11.53 GWh of clean, renewable electricity per year. That is enough to offset 7,800 tonnes of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and it is equivalent to planting 325,000 trees. The solar farm will power the company’s largest winery in Yenda, New South Wales, which produces the famous Yellow Tail brand. Casella, which …

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Haut-Brion owner Clarence Dillon launches ‘Klara’ wines

Klara organic wines represent an expansion beyond Bordeaux for the Dillon family and Prince Robert of Luxembourg, who is CEO and chairman of the Domaine Clarence Dillon group. Described by the company as ‘a one-way ticket to the south of France’, the Klara range is making its debut with red, white and rosé wines from the 2023 vintage. The wines, …

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Walls: Domaine Danjou-Banessy, rising star of Roussillon

Benoi?t (left) and Se?bastien (right) Danjou, of Domaine Danjou-Banessy. Languedoc-Roussillon: two words, three syllables each. You’d be forgiven for assuming some kind of parity. But Roussillon makes about one tenth as much wine as Languedoc. Take a walk around Perpignan, just 10km from the Mediterranean and 20km from the Spanish border, and you’ll sooner spot the blood-and-gold stripes of the …

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Ferrari Brut Rosé Trento NV (2024) $47 (91 points)

Well-cut and harmonious, with flavors of white peach, blood orange sorbet, grilled Macadamia nut and oyster shell riding the satinlike mousse. A streak of salinity shows on the long, creamy finish. Pinot Nero and Chardonnay. Drink now through 2029. 20,834 cases made, 10,753 cases imported. Source : 86aa352125ee50c01e5499b7e7716a8b

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Decanter’s dream destination: Villa La Massa, Tuscany, Italy

Tuscany is top of the travel wish-list for many wine lovers. From the romance of its rolling hills covered with sun-kissed vines, to the art and history of its ancient cities, Tuscany embodies the Italian idyll. And a visit to Villa La Massa will live up to every expectation. Dating back to the 13th century, the villa became the summer …

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