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Europe correspondent has written 5 posts for Vineyards Paper

Macron as ‘Ambassador’ of Bacchus

The newly elected President of France Emmanuel Macron reportedly is a connoisseur of French wines, which is a splendid news for wine lovers in the  5th Republic, and around the world. Decanter, the UK reputable wine journal, claimed Macron appears to be not only a wine lover but a skilled enthusiast with serious blind-tasting skills. And … Continue reading

Luca Melilli – a stylist of Trumps Taormina galas

“When I received the email I read it over a few times, because it almost didn’t seem real to me”, – said Luca Melilli (39), a Sicilian wedding planner, or ‘scenographist of events’, who reportedly dressed gala dinners for Donald & Melania Trump in picturesque city of Taormina for G7 Summit. Luca Melilli (pictured) has already … Continue reading

Fred Brander – a Vinter of the Year

Pioneering winemaker Fred Brander is being honored as Vintner of the Year at the February 17, 2018, Santa Barbara Wine Auction. The biennial auction is a benefit for Direct Relief and is coordinated in part by the Santa Barbara Vintners Foundation. The foundation is the charitable arm of the Buellton-based trade association Santa Barbara Vintners. … Continue reading

California wines hit record high

  The value of California wine shipments to the US market hit $34.1 billion in 2016, up 4.6% on the previous year and a record for the golden state’s winemakers. The volume of shipments also increased by 2%, shipping an all-time high of 238 million cases to the US, as reported by the Wine Institute. … Continue reading

South African Winery Stellenzicht new ownership

  The co-owner of Ernie Els Wines is expanding his Stellenbosch presence, buying the neighboring Stellenzicht winery. Baron Hans von Staff-Reitzenstein, who has been majority shareholder in Ernie Els wines since 2015, has purchased the farm and winery from Lusan Holdings. According to Els executives, the deal is part of a strategy to secure more … Continue reading

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