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Viñedos El Pacto – Back to the roots

Grapes growing in Alto Najerilla Valley in the foothills of the Sierra de la Demanda in Rioja, Spain as part of the Viñedos El Pacto project Richi Arambarri and Raúl Acha are the dynamic young duo behind Vintae, the forward-thinking Spanish winemaking company behind such ground-breaking projects as Hacienda López de Haro in Rioja Alta, Matsu in Toro and the …

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Rosebank Scotch whisky distillery re-welcomes visitors

Falkirk has always been proud of its skyline – at one end of the town, which lies between Glasgow and Edinburgh, sit The Kelpies, a pair of massive 300-tonne sculptures of mythical Scottish water horses unveiled in 2013, while at the other stands the Falkirk Wheel, the world’s only rotating boat lift, opened in 2002 to link the Union and …

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How to blind taste Bordeaux

It’s a bit like one of those bad dreams. There you are, with a line-up of glasses half full of red wine laid out in front of you. You know that you are going to be asked to identify the origins of those wines. No one will give you the slightest clue. And you’ve only got a few minutes per …

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Popularitas Terbaru Slot RedTiger : Strategi Menang Tebaik

Popularitas Terbaru Slot RedTiger ” merupakan judul dari sebuah artikel kami kali ini. Kami ucapkan Selamat datang di ” steveheimoff.com “, ” Revealing the World of Gambling Through Words, Strategies, and Real Stories “. Pada kesempatan kali ini,kami masih bersemangat untuk membahas soal ” Popularitas Terbaru Slot RedTiger : Strategi Menang Tebaik “.”RedTiger telah menjadi salah satu penyedia perangkat lunak …

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Should you put wine in the freezer? – Ask Decanter

You run the risk of bottles exploding if you forget about them in the freezer. We’ve all done it. Friends drop in unexpectedly and you have no fizz or white wine to hand in the fridge. Or you just want to quickly cool down a light red to serve at your summer barbecue. You pop a bottle in the freezer, …

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Decanter partners with the International Pinot Noir Celebration

The International Pinot Noir Celebration takes place 26-28 June 2024. A first in its 38 years of existence, the International Pinot Noir Celebration (IPNC) has chosen a media partner, Decanter magazine, in a pivotal year for the event –one of America’s longest-running wine celebrations. The weekend of 26-28 July 2024 will mark an historic final IPNC weekend, as organisers have …

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Top picks for World Verdejo Day on 14 June

Three Verdejo wines from Bodega Cuatro Rayas in DO Rueda, Spain Verdejo is one of Spain’s most planted white grape varieties. It accounts for 8% of all white grapes planted in Spain and is grown all over the country from Rioja to La Mancha and Almansa, but its home is in Rueda in the Castilla y León region. ‘It is …

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Casaloste Chianti Classico 2020 $24 (91 points)

Black cherry, black currant, violet and earth aromas and flavors mark this velvety red, which is harmonious, yet still boasts a line of dusty tannins and a compact finish. Sangiovese and Merlot. Drink now through 2033. 2,250 cases made, 1,000 cases imported. Source : 88e8f03d5cfc4e4a0e84ca8e9a27e1b7

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Frank Family Chardonnay Carneros 2022 $40 (92 points)

This seamlessness version is impressive for its aromatics and generosity, with ripe peach, apricot preserves, orange blossom and lemon blossom flavors, plus a hint of salted, buttery shortbread. Shows a candied ginger accent on the long, juicy finish. Drink now. 100,000 cases made. Source : 3558a91a152feca0dc020d92a52bb542

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Coastal gin: Soak up some seaside spirit

Isle of Bute’s Small Batch Oyster Gin is made using Loch Fyne oyster shells When it comes to sourcing some of his coastal gin botanicals, James Harrison-Allen finds himself in a rather unusual position – he has to apply for a permit from King Charles III. The founder and director of Still Wild, a vermouth and gin distillery based in …

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From Here to Eternity: Tenuta Licinia Recent Releases

The post From Here to Eternity: Tenuta Licinia Recent Releases appeared first on 1 Wine Dude. The soft-spoken James Marshall Lockyer, winemaker of Tuscany’s Tenuta Licinia, would likely balk at the Iron Maiden reference of today’s title, but as you’ll see in a few minutes, the concept of eternal distance feels apt when tasting through his wines, because they have …

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Bordeaux 2023 market analysis: Château Margaux drops price by 30%

Château Margaux. Château Margaux 2023 was released this morning (6 June), alongside the estate’s Pavillon Rouge and Pavillon Blanc labels, with Gruaud Larose and Calon Ségur also joining the day’s offerings. Releases at a glance:   Château Margaux 2023: 98pts (Decanter) | €360 per bottle ex-négociant, down 30.2% versus 2022 | UK price £4,320 per 12x75cl in bond (IB) Pavillon …

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Expert’s Choice: Empordà

View from Espelt Viticultors vineyards over the guest house area at Vilajuïga. The 160km drive from Barcelona to the French border via Girona takes little more than 90 minutes. Driving up the efficient and clinical motorway, you’d never know you were passing through one of the most rugged, individual and below-the-radar wine regions in Spain: Empordà. Empordà’s history, kinship, language …

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New Chianti Classico releases in 2024: Top picks for the table and cellar

Selecting favourites among Chianti Classico’s new releases is like splitting hairs: so many deserve a place at the dinner table and/or in the cellar. Given different ageing regulations within Chianti Classico’s three-tiered classification, a wide range of vintages is released every year. A first peek at the ‘saved-by-August-rain’ 2022 is restricted to the ‘annata‘ level, while the preliminary 2021 Riserva …

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Pengalaman Menarik Slot Habanero : Mengejar Keuntungan Besar

Pengalaman Menarik Slot Habanero ” merupakan judul dari sebuah artikel kami kali ini. Kami ucapkan Selamat datang di ” steveheimoff.com “, ” Revealing the World of Gambling Through Words, Strategies, and Real Stories “. Pada kesempatan kali ini,kami masih bersemangat untuk membahas soal ” Pengalaman Menarik Slot Habanero “.” Slot Habanero telah menjadi favorit di kalangan pemain kasino online karena …

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Penedès hit by severe hailstorm

The effects of hail in a vineyard in Guardiola de Font-rubí, Alt Penedès Catalan grape growers praying for water have had their prayers answered, but not in the way they had hoped. A hailstorm that fell on 1 June in the Penedès region of Catalonia devastated an estimated 1,200 to 1,500 hectares of vines. Hardest-hit areas might see any chances …

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Wine in the US: A fraught evolution

The interior of a crowded New York City bar moments before midnight on 30 June 1919, when Prohibition came into effect. What we have in mind when we talk about ‘fine wine’ is European – bottles of French, maybe Italian, maybe Spanish origin. Even in the US, a country not lacking in ego, European wines have long been hailed as …

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