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Top DWWA award-winning wines on show at DFWE NYC

The 2023 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) marked the wine competition’s biggest year to date, with 18,250 wines tasted from 57 countries. Across two weeks, 236 wine experts, including 53 Masters of Wine and 16 Master Sommeliers, awarded 50 Best in Show, 125 Platinum, 705 Gold, 5,604 Silver and 8,165 Bronze medals. Join us at the Decanter Fine Wine Encounter …

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Campo alla Sughera – Expanding the potential of Bolgheri DOC

Campo alla Sughera winery in Bolgheri DOC, Tuscany, Italy Perched between Bolgheri and Castagneto Carducci, just before Tuscany spills into the sea, are the mineral-rich hillsides of Campo alla Sughera – a world-class producer of Bolgheri DOC wines. Though these are storied winemaking lands, with viticulture dating back to the Etruscans – today, winemakers continue to find exciting expressions. Founded …

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Strategi Jitu Slot Online:Pencapaian Maksimal

Strategi Jitu Slot Online merupakan judul pada artikel kami hari ini, kami ucapkan selamat datang di steveheimoff.com Revealing the World of Gambling Through Words, Strategies, and Real StoriesBermain slot online adalah salah satu cara paling menghibur untuk menghabiskan waktu sekaligus berpeluang meraih kemenangan besar. Meskipun permainan ini sangat bergantung pada keberuntungan, ada beberapa strategi jitu yang dapat meningkatkan peluang Anda …

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Champagne and Prosecco: What’s the difference?

Though both may be great picks to elevate a celebration, there’s a lot to distinguish Champagne and Prosecco from each other. Geographical location, permitted grape varieties, production method and flavour profile all make a difference in understanding these two wine styles. But let’s start with the similarities. Both Champagne and Prosecco are permitted to make rosé sparkling wines under the …

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Languedoc winemaker Gérard Bertrand carries Olympic flame

Gérard Bertrand carries the Olympic flame through Narbonne in the eight stage of the Olympic torch relay. The Olympic flame arrived in Narbonne on 16 May 2024 carried by the biodynamic winemaker – and one of the key faces of the Languedoc region around the world – Gérard Bertrand. A tradition since the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, the Olympic …

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Moulin-à-Vent: 100 Years of Great Gamay

Today, on April 17, 2024, the producers of Moulin-à-Vent are stepping up and attempting to put the Cru in their Cru Beaujolais. On this, the 100th anniversary of the delimitation of the Moulin-a-Vent appellation (which predates the modern French appellation system by a decade), a formal request is being made to establish 14 Premier Cru vineyards within the Moulin-à-Vent appellation. …

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Vinography Images: Magic Hill

Once an underwater volcano, the tiny hill of Somló in Hungary is home to some of the world’s most compelling volcanic wines, some made with the appellation’s indigenous grape Juhfark. This view of the hill in spring shows the many small huts that are used on weekends, holidays, and when work needs to get done by winemakers who almost all …

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 4/14/24

Hello and welcome to my weekly dig through the pile of wine samples that show up asking to be tasted. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of Vinography Unboxed, where I highlight some of the better bottles that have crossed my doorstep recently. I’ve got an eclectic group of wines to recommend this week from exotic locales like …

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 4/21/24

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. Restaurant in Italy offers free bottles of wine to customers who hand in …

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Historic Vineyard Society Tasting: May 4, San Francisco

Some of you know I’ve got a thing for old vines. They’re living sculptures, artifacts of culture and history, repositories of precious genetic heritage, and they can make some damn good wines that can have more complexity, finesse, and balance than young vines planted in exactly the same place. I spend some of my free time cataloging old vine vineyards …

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Vinography Images: The Forgotten Land of Vines

Most wine lovers are familiar with the more famous wine regions of New Zealand. Indeed, such regions are populated by dozens or even hundreds of producers giving drinkers ample opportunity to sample the region’s wares. But there is one tiny wine region in New Zealand that is basically being kept alive by a single producer (down from a count of …

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 4/21/24

Hello and welcome to my weekly dig through the pile of wine samples that show up asking to be tasted. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of Vinography Unboxed, where I highlight some of the better bottles that have crossed my doorstep recently. This week included some lovely whites from California, starting with a stony Chardonnay from Darling …

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How to store Champagne at home

The wine cellar of the French champagne house Bollinger. Here are three things to keep in mind if you’re planning to store Champagne at home: Keep the bottles away from bright light. Try to store your Champagne in a cool place where the temperature is relatively constant (if you don’t have a dedicated wine fridge or temperature and humidity-controlled cellar). …

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US West Coast: The new vanguard

Alban Debeaulieu of Abbott Claim. For many years now, America’s fine wine epicentre has been in that special valley between the Vaca and Mayacamas mountain ranges that we all know as Napa. First established in the 19th century, the Napa Valley’s quality and reputation are known throughout the world of wine. But as crucial as Napa is to America’s wine …

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 4/28/24

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. Villian of the PièceSimon Woolf grapples with an age-old question. The Rocky Rollout of …

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Tips Memilih Game Slot: Puncak Kemenangan Internasional

Tips Memilih Game Slot merupakan judul pada artikel kami hari ini. kami ucapkan selamat datang di steveheimoff.com Revealing the World of Gambling Through Words, Strategies, and Real Stories pembahasan menarik tentang Slot online adalah salah satu bentuk hiburan paling populer di dunia perjudian. Dengan ribuan permainan yang tersedia, memilih game slot yang tepat bisa menjadi tugas yang menantang. Artikel ini …

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Lettuce Entertain You and Evan Funke Open Tre Dita in Chicago

Who’s behind it: Tre Dita and the adjoining Bar Tre Dita are new endeavors from Evan Funke, the chef behind Los Angeles restaurants Felix Trattoria, Funke and Mother Wolf. Funke focuses primarily on Italian culinary traditions, particularly handmade pastas, and is the author of 2019 cookbook American Sfoglino. For the Tuscany-focused Tre Dita, he is collaborating for the first time …

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Bordeaux 2023 market analysis: Subdued reaction to Cos d’Estournel’s 38% cut

St-Estèphe second growth, Château Cos d’Estournel was the big draw among today’s releases but reaction to the offers feels muted. The estate cut its 2023 release price by 38.7% against its 2022 offer. Despite the deep discount, several commentators picked out buying opportunities among the its back vintages, and one merchant said, ‘we won’t be endorsing it’. Margaux third growth, …

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2024 Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival: May 17-19, Philo, CA

Mendocino County’s Anderson Valley is the best California wine region that most wine lovers have never been to. Sonoma, Napa, Santa Barbara—these wine regions are all a quick trip from a major population center. Anderson Valley isn’t that much farther, just another 30 minutes or so farther north from the ever-popular Sonoma town of Healdsburg, but that extra bit of …

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