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Ornellaia 2015 “Il Carisma” in starring role at Christie’s in London

  On 15 March the 12-litre Ornellaia 2015 will go under the hammer of the London auction house, alongside first-release Ornellaia Bianco 2014 and 2015 magnums   Ornellaia 2015 “Il Carisma” will play a starring role next 15 March when it goes under the hammer for the “Fine & Rare Wines” event hosted by the … Continue reading

The Ultimate Bourgogne wine tasting: 33 Grands Crus

33 Grand Crus of the Bourgogne winegrowing region are revered by wine-lovers the world over. If you feel the same, then you should sign up for this exclusive three-day training session in June during which you can sample and explore the very quintessence of Bourgogne wines. With this unique session, the École des Vins de … Continue reading

Siddura, eight wines to tell an island

Siddura winery founded in 2008 from the fusion of the experience of a German industrialist and the profound knowledge of the territory and market of Massimo Ruggero, Siddura CEO. Located in the little village of Luogosanto in Sardinia, it has in the “Terroir” the strong feature of the winery. The estate is immersed in a … Continue reading

Champagne will meet growing demand

At a meeting between the Syndicat Général des Vignerons (SGV) and the Unions des Maisons de Champagne (UMC) on 21 July in Epernay, it was agreed to fix 2017’s marketable yield at 10,800 kilograms per hectare, which is identical to last year’s figure. Les #raisins mûrissent🍇… en attendant la #vendange2017 ! #ChampagnePointillartLeroy #Ecueil #véraison — … Continue reading

Wine must-know terms for holidays

The basic wine terms might be very useful during vacations, especially in Europe, with its ancient grape-culture. It is not necessary to get in-depth, but below there are some terms we would recommend to keep in mind, while entering a restaurant in Italy or France, or Spain. The Museum of #WineCulture has been rewarded by … Continue reading

New Slow Food Presidium Launched in the Netherlands to Protect Traditional Boeren Leyden Cheese

Last Sunday, June 25, Slow Food Netherlands launched the Traditional Boeren Leyden Presidium during the Slow Food in the Park event, a festival held to celebrate the diversity of the Slow Food network and spread the message of good, clean and fair food, featuring free workshops, tastings and a lunch prepared by the Slow Food … Continue reading

2011 Brunello Riserva Renieri 93 points on Wine Spectator!

Fresh and pure, boasting cherry, strawberry, floral and leather aromas and flavors. There is a sense on elegance and firm, well-integrated tannins. Fine length. Best from 2018 through 2028. 2,000 cases made. Sebastiano Sanna

Slow Food Chefs’ Alliance to Be Started in Iceland

  The Slow Food Chefs’ Alliance in Iceland is joining Slow Food’s large network of chefs committed to cooking and promoting products from the Slow Food Ark of Taste, Slow Food Presidia and other communities of local producers. The Slow Food Chefs’ Alliance project already has hundreds of members in eighteenth countries (Albania, Argentina, Belgium, … Continue reading

Chile leads the imported wine market in Brazil

    The Brazilians increased the consumption of Chilean wines in 2016 and again Chile closed the year leading freely the ranking of imported wines in Brazil. This is what International Consulting recently points out: Last year, growth in relation to 2015 was 14% in value and 18% in volume, representing a market share of … Continue reading

Slow Fish 2017 in Genoa: We are the net!

The eighth edition of Slow Fish – the international event organized by Slow Food and the Region of Liguria – will be held from Thursday, May 18 to Sunday, May 21, 2017 in the Genoa’s Porto Antico (Italy). Dedicated to the world of fish and marine ecosystems, this international event ties together the pleasure of food with the protection of marine biodiversity. Admission … Continue reading

Capital San Rocco Ripasso 2015 from Tedeschi Wines

In Valpolicella area we discovered the strong character and love of the people who produced this wine, the gentle hills where grapes are grow and the rich, complex cultural heritage and traditions that have been treasured in Valpolicella for centuries. The careful attention that Tedeschi wine devote to the vineyards implies the research for the most effective interaction between soil … Continue reading

Super Tuscan, Bolgheri reds shine in summer 2016

July 20th, 2016 Castello di Bossi Corbaia TOSCANA IGT 2013 Elegant and silky for the vintage with blueberry and black pepper aromas and flavors. Medium body, firm tannins and a pretty finish. Delicious blend of sangiovese and cabernet sauvignon. Drink or hold. 93/100         Renieri Regina di Renieri TOSCANA IGT 2013 The … Continue reading

On the streets, under the arcades, in the museums. Terra Madre Salone del Gusto spreads around the city.

The program of Terra Madre Salone del Gusto, to be held from September 22 to 26 in Turin (Italy), is being enriched daily with new initiatives, which will invade the streets, squares and museums of the city, bringing together residents, tourists, Slow Food activists and delegates from 160 countries around the world. Here are some … Continue reading

The summer wine of Tenuta Cavalier Pepe

Tenuta Cavalier Pepe is located in the hearth of Campania Docg wines, called Irpinia, around 3 villages; Luogosano, Sant’Angelo all’Esca and Taurasi. The vineyards of the estate Cavalier Pepe extend into the hills from Taurasi Lapio Sant’Angelo all’Esca in Fontanarosa 40 hectares of vineyards and 5 hectares of olives. The Taurasi hill is a land dedicated … Continue reading

The Wine in Moderation Association and Programme in Sweden #wine #association #Sweden

Wine in Moderation welcomed by 25,000 Swedish wine consumers The WIM Association and Programme has been joined by Munskänkarna the largest non-profit association for wine education and wine tasting, with over 25,000 members. Munskänkarna joins the WIM Association as an Observer member, becoming the national contact point of the WIM programme, responsible for the planning, … Continue reading

Identita’ golose 2016: protagonist “The Strength of Freedom”

  More than 100 chefs from Italy and the whole world once again together as protagonists on the stage of IDENTITÀ GOLOSE invited to confront on “The Strength of Freedom”. A great opportunity for networking and deeply debating the value of creativity and conviviality. Internationally renowned chefs (among them Matthew Kenney founder of the most … Continue reading

Wonderful white wines at Aigner winery #wine #aigner #krems #austria

Sauvignon Blanc 2014 is produced by the well-known Weingut Aigner wine estate, placed in the Austrian city Krems. Today Wolfgang Aigner manages the company, whose tradition and values have been passed on nine generations, since the beginning of the 18th century. The company produces around 60,000 bottles of wine every year. The winery also offers a … Continue reading

Musico Montalcino winery #tuscany #wine #montalcino #italy

  Martini family is one of the most renowned and oldest family in Montalcino city, in Tuscany. Love and passion for winery and wine production have been passed down from one generation to another. Most of the family members were farmer and they worked in their vineyards and in Maremma region too. One of the … Continue reading

Le Macioche winery, quality and care for details. #wine #italy

Winemaking is not only a matter of generations that hand down knowledge and vineyards. There are stories of friendship that integrate ancient traditions and renew it. Le Macioche is a small ancient winery of Montalcino less than one year ago has been taken over by three friends from Veneto who fell in love with this … Continue reading

Courelas da Torre, the Portuguese organic wine #wine #Portugal #organic

Courelas da Torre, is a Portuguese organic wine which was born in the Vineyards of Redondo, Évora (Portugal), a land whose “terroir alentejano” enchants for the fullness and elegance of its plain and sandy fields. This wine is characterized by being produced from grapes that are grown without the use of herbicides or pesticides and it is … Continue reading

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Nouvelle appellation d’origine protégée pour un vin de Hongrie

Nouvelle appellation d’origine protégée pour un vin de Hongrie

  La Commission européenne a approuvé la demande d’inscription des vins hongrois “Monor, Monori” dans le registre des appellations d’origine protégées (AOP). Les vins produits sous l’appellation “Monor, Monori” peuvent être blancs, rosés ou rouges. Les blancs et rosés sont vifs et frais avec des arômes floraux tandis que les rouges ont plutôt des arômes de fruits […]

Vinisud 2018

Vinisud 2018

La 14ème édition de Vinisud, Mondial des Vins Méditerranéens, a été inaugurée le dimanche 18 février au Parc des expositions de Montpellier. En ligne de mire ? Développement durable et satisfaction des acheteurs ! Fil rouge de cette nouvelle édition, le thème de l’éco responsabilité fait l’objet d’un programme particulièrement étoffé dont le coup d’envoi a […]



DEGUSTATIONS  EXCEPTIONNELLES  DES  GRANDS VINS  ET LES  FACTEURS  INFLUENCANT  LES  PRIX Enfin, et une fois de plus “Les Grands Jours de Bourgogne” auront lieu en France, dans la région vinicole de Bourgogne et cela du lundi 12 mars jusqu’au vendredi  16 mars y compris.  “Les Grands Jours de Bourgogne” c’est un salon vinicole international  réservé […]

“Ribeiras do Morrazo” (IGP) et “Montravel” (AOC) nouvelles indications géographiques

“Ribeiras do Morrazo” (IGP) et “Montravel” (AOC) nouvelles indications géographiques

La Commission européenne a approuvé la demande d’inscription de deux nouveaux vins d’Espagne et de France dans le registre des indications géographiques protégées (IGP) et des appellations d’origine protégées (AOP). Produits à partir de cépages cultivés dans la province de Pontevedra en Galice,  les vins “Ribeiras do Morrazo” (IGP) peuvent être blancs ou rouges. Les […]

L’UE approuve pour la première fois une appellation d’origine protégée transfrontalière pour un vin

L’UE approuve pour la première fois une appellation d’origine protégée transfrontalière pour un vin

  La Commission européenne a approuvé la première appellation d’origine protégée (AOP) transfrontalière pour un vin, le «Maasvallei Limburg» (Belgique/Pays-Bas). Les vins produits sous cette appellation sont en effet produits à partir de cépages cultivés sur les deux berges de la Meuse dans les régions belge et néerlandaise du Limbourg. «Maasvallei Limburg» : La Commission […]

‘La Clape’, nouvelles appellations d’origine protégées

‘La Clape’, nouvelles appellations d’origine protégées

La Commission européenne a approuvé la demande d’inscription de la dénomination de vin au registre des appellations d’origine protégées (AOP), «La Clape». Les cépages pour les vins d’appellation «La Clape» sont cultivés sur le territoire du même nom situé dans le département de l’Aude dans le sud de la France. Les vins blancs «La Clape» […]

8ème « Tour des Chais », à Ernage, les 21 et 22 Octobre

8ème « Tour des Chais », à Ernage, les 21 et 22 Octobre

Ce prochain samedi 21 octobre, au lendemain de l’ouverture de « Mégavino », à « Brussels-Expo », s’ouvre, à Ernage – un village hesbignon de 1.300 habitants, sis aux confins des provinces du Brabant Wallon et de Namur, à 45 km de Bruxelles et 20 de Namur, son nom apparaîssant une première fois en 1293, avant d’être rattaché à Gembloux en 1977 -, le 8ème […]

Vendange 2017: récolte en recul de 18%

Vendange 2017: récolte en recul de 18%

Pour la vendange 2017 le ministère de l’agriculture prévoit une récolte en recul de 18 % par rapport à l’an dernier, à cause des incertitudes climatiques qui as caractérisée cette année. Un demande d’accompagnement a été soumis au ministère de l’agriculture par les syndicats viticoles. Les prévisions des récoltes de cette année parlent de 37,2 […]

L’Alliance Slow Food des chefs lancée aux États-Unis

L’Alliance Slow Food des chefs lancée aux États-Unis

Les États-Unis rejoignent le vaste réseau mondial des chefs qui s’engagent avec Slow Food à cuisiner et promouvoir les produits issus des Sentinelles, de l’Arche du Goût et d’autres groupements de producteurs locaux. L’Alliance Slow Food des chefs compte déjà des centaines de membres répartis dans 19 pays (l’Albanie, l’Allemagne, l’Argentine, la Belgique, le Brésil, […]

Cheese 2017 célèbre les fromages au lait cru et le naturel

Cheese 2017 célèbre les fromages au lait cru et le naturel

  Cheese 2017, le salon international consacré aux produits laitiers artisanaux et de haute qualité, organisé par Slow Food et la ville de Bra, se déroulera à Bra (Italie) du 15 au 18 septembre 2017. Cette édition 2017 marque aussi le 20e anniversaire du salon. Au fil des ans, Cheese a permis de construire un réseau international de producteurs de […]