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Masseto takes a leading role in the Christie’s Auction in Hong Kong

Masseto takes a leading role in the Christie’s Auction in Hong Kong with Rare Library Releases and an exceptional ‘preview’ of Masseto 2015 in Hong Kong The ‘Premier Preview Masseto 2015’ lots achieve an equivalent price of € 1,036 per 750ml bottle   Masseto, Italy’s most collectable estate, is proud to announce the results of the … Continue reading

Ornellaia benefit auction at the V&A Museum

Benefit auction of Ornellaia Wines at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London  brings total of £ 123.000 (€ 140.000) On the event of the tenth edition of the Vendemmia d’Artista project, Ornellaia has raised above of 2 Million euros to benefit art foundations and museums across the globe through the project to date.  Ornellaia was … Continue reading

The Grands Jours de Bourgogne 2018

The 14th edition of the Grands Jours de Bourgogne in March welcomed just over 2,300 wine industry professionals and journalists. With 51% new visitors, equivalent to 1,171 wine industry professionals and journalists out of a total of 2,311 visitors, the 2018 edition of the Grands Jours de Bourgogne was a real success. Indeed, the Grands … Continue reading

New Winemaker at Masseto: Eleonora Marconi

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Eleonora Marconi as the new winemaker of Masseto, under the supervision of Axel Heinz, Masseto Estate Director.  Eleonora discovered her passion for wine back in high school, when she trained as a sommelier. From there she began studying for a degree in oenology at the Polytechnic University of Marche in Ancona, Italy, which led to … Continue reading

Sontium new cuvée by I Feudi di Romans pay tribute to river Isonzo

In 1991, the purchase of a vineyard of American grapevines led to the birth of the first 15 hectares of the Cru “I Feudi di Romans”, created with a mission of consciousness and awareness to totally respect this land. Today, the Lorenzon company is considered one of the best wine-producing companies in Friuli Venezia Giulia, … Continue reading

Asolo Prosecco Superiore DOCG: so much to discover in a single glass

  The smallest Prosecco Consortium established in 2009 is punching above its weight: experiments on native yeasts, promotion of autochthonous varieties and wine tourism. The recently released institutional bottle is the symbol of this steady growth. From 2013 to 2016 Asolo Prosecco Superiore DOCG has been increasing at a very fast pace, to say the … Continue reading

24 medal winners at the Chablis Wine Competition

At the 32nd edition of the Chablis Wine Competition in January, 24 wines won medals, across the four appellations of Petit Chablis, Chablis, Chablis Premier Cru, and Chablis Grand Cru. This competition is unique in that winegrowers do not participate in the judging, in order to guarantee total objectivity. The 86 jurors from this edition, … Continue reading

Ca’ de’ Rocchi “Istà” becomes 100% Pinot Grigio delle Venezie

Tinazzi celebrates the creation of the new DOC appellation Pinot Grigio delle Venezie by changing the grape varieties of “Ca’ de’ Rocchi – Istà”, which now becomes 100% Pinot Grigio delle Venezie, accordingly with the guidelines of the newly created appellation. The new DOC appellation brings together the Pinot Grigio producers of three major wine regions, Veneto, Trentino, … Continue reading

New guide-book for Bourgogne wine

For more than a quarter-century, the Bourgogne Wine Board (BIVB) has been to wine tourism, and in particular through two key tools: The “De Vignes en Caves” welcome charter, created in 1991; and the “En Route vers les Bourgognes” guide. . The “A trip through the vines” section of the Bourgogne Wines website completes the … Continue reading

Russians lead among buyers of Italian wines

Exports of Italian wine reached a record six billion euros ($7.2 billion) in 2017, up 7.0 percent on the previous year thanks largely to Russia, Italy’s largest agricultural union said on Wednesday. https://twitter.com/Essentialitaly/status/948863488088297474 They are interested in everything from the full-bodied to the fruity were glugged with glee in established markets, with sales up eight percent … Continue reading

Brazilian sparkling wines elected the best in Americas

Among labels from Europe and wine-producing countries on the American continent, two sparkling wines from the Brazilian winery Miolo were elected the Best Sparkling Wine of the Americas and the Best Rosé Sparkling wine of the Americas, which reinforces Brazil’s supremacy and vocation in sparkling, consecrating the charming region of Serra Gaúcha, in the Vale … Continue reading

“Clouds with silver linings” Vendemmia 2017 @ Ornellaia

  Undeniably 2017 has been a challenging year in the vineyards. We have become so used to abundant harvests and constantly high quality that it comes as a shock when mother nature makes things difficult for us. In my past 12 years at Ornellaia a few vintages have presented challenges, 2009 & 2014 in particular, … Continue reading

Tenuta di Trinoro triumphs at Merano WineFestival

The Wine Hunter names Palazzi 2015 as Best Wine The best wine at the Merano Wine Festival 2017, the prestigious wine show that attracts producers from Italy and across the globe, is Palazzi from Tenuta di Trinoro, the cult winery of so many wine-lovers. Palazzi stood out from all the Platinum wines (over 95 points) … Continue reading

The 2017 Vintage, the epitome of Bourgogne elegance

In 2017, everything came good for the Bourgogne winegrowing region in terms of both quality and quantity. And after several years of harvests that suffered the whims of  the weather, 2017 has provided volumes set to satisfy the market, with wines that are already promising great things to  come from this elegant vin tage. After … Continue reading

Ruinart: the origins of champagne

If it’s the vines that give birth to our champagnes, it’s well below there that they grow. Here, 38 meters under our feet, the underground chalk tunnels has been keeping watch for 60 million years. The sea, in pulling back from these lands and smoothing out all of the crayères mud that had accumulated, strengthened … Continue reading

2017 Ornellaia harvest

“Here at Ornellaia 2017 has been an unusually early year dominated by a long lasting drought period, which has forced us to startharvest two weeks earlier than usual. It is certainly a challenging year with a very small crop and very concentrated fruit. The Merlot have been harvested from last week of August to first … Continue reading

Barolo Castle, “Food & Wine Experiences”

The “Food & Wine Experiences” will be part of the new “permanent project” of Collisioni Every weekend, from October 7th to November 26th 2017, in the Barolo Castle, tastings of the wines of prestigious wine producing companies of Langhe paired with top quality food products.     Strada del Barolo e grandi vini di Langa … Continue reading

2017 Eu wine grape harvest: the lowest in 36 years

2017 seems the poorest wine grape harvest in 36 years, this caused by heavy hailstorms, late frosts in spring and a hot, dry summer. Wine grape harvest in EU seen at 36-year low due to frosts, heatwave https://t.co/dNUeH7KzJv pic.twitter.com/dymOwfBZW3 — ABS-CBN News (@ABSCBNNews) October 5, 2017 According to the European Commission, production of pressed juice, … Continue reading

Alta Langa, sparkling wine of the Alba Truffle Show

From the 7th of October to the 26th of November, lots of opportunities to try out the pairing between the white truffle and Piedmont’s finest sparkling wine The sparkle of Alta Langa and white truffle: Alta Langa is the Official Sparkling Wine of the Alba Truffle Show for this 87th edition of the event. Lots … Continue reading

MASSETO 2014

  This year will enter the record books as one of the longest seasons and latest harvests ever, in which the unique qualities of the Masseto terroir played a crucial role.    The 2014 vintage will remain one of the most unusual in Masseto’s history. A warm, rainy winter yielded to a mild, dry spring … 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 […]

LES GRANDS JOURS DE BOURGOGNE

LES GRANDS JOURS DE BOURGOGNE

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 […]

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