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A Chinese buys top winery in Bordeaux

Chinese businessman Peter Kwok bought a prestigious grand cru in Bordeaux region, one more gem in his growing collection of French wines Chateaux. The transaction was signed in the last days of 2017. Bellefont-Belcier, already bought by a Chinese in 2012 had been sold to a Cypriot in 2015. A new page is written for … 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

San Giacomo Cantina #abruzzo #sangiacomo #wine

San Giacomo Cantina is located in Rocca San Giovanni, in Chieti province, between Trabocchi coast and luxuriant hills, a perfect combination of natural environments.  San Giacomo winery offers wines of aromatic fragrances, full–bodied red wines and white wines of exquisite and delicate tastes. The most famous local white grapes are Trebbiano d’Abruzzo, Chardonnay, Pecorino and … 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

The Paraguayan secret: The best Latin American winery #wine #cellar #Latinamerica

In City of the East, the second largest city of Paraguay, in the subsoil of the shopping mall called Monalisa, it is found the best winery of all Latin America. Accross the commercialisation of all different kind of products in this shopping center, stairs on the ground floor of the building offer space to an extensive winery of … Continue reading

The largest wine collection takes place in Moldova #wine #cellar #Moldova

Its name is Milestii Mici and it is the biggest cellar of  the world which  has around 2 million of wine bottles highly appreciated. Also known as “The Golden Collection”, 70% of the production is red wine. Milestii Mici, is a town dedicated to wine production and it is located 20 km far from Chisinau, capital of Moldova. The winery … Continue reading

Wines from the East: Romania #wine #east #Romania

Romania has a great wine tradition couvered by the excellent wines that it produces, some of which have won several international awards. Some of the most famous and local variety are the called Grassa Cotnari, Feteasca alba or Feteasca regala. These are the variety of white golden yellow grape from which the best Romanian wines are elaborated. … Continue reading

Felix Callejo, a winery in the heart of Spain #wine #Spain #winery

Felix Callejo was born in Sotillo de la Ribera, Spain, in a family with a long tradition in the world of wine. He had always dreamed on elaborating his own wine and in 1989 he achieved his goal with success. Since 1999 he takes care of the technical management of the winery, the vineyard and the … Continue reading

Fattoria San Francesco’s Wines win five gold medals #wine #Italy

On March 2015, the 54th National Competition of Wines DOCG-DOC-IGT organized by Mostra Nazzionale Vini-Pramaggiore took place in Pramaggiore (Venezia) as it does every year. The wine competition where each comittee is made up to five oenologists who are selected by the Italian Association of Oenologists, awarded this year with five gold medals to Fattoria San … Continue reading

Decanter World Wine Awards #wine #awards #Bordeaux

Last Sunday, on 14th June, the results of the Decanter World Wine Awards 2015, that is the world’s largest and most influential wine competition were published. A list of 15,929 wines had been judged by the top wine experts from around the globe, where there were 35 international trophies, that it is the highest accolade a wine can achieve … Continue reading

Why Mendoza is the most important wine region of Argentina? #Mendoza #wines #Argentina #GreatWineCapitals

The availability of pure meltwater from The Andes, the structure of arid soils and the abundance of sunshine are some of the natural competitive advantages that this region enjoys. All of them, together with new infrastructures and new technologies investment had allowed Mendoza enhancing competitiveness and its wine’s diversity. Mendoza, the most important wine region of … Continue reading

Uruguayan wines exceed expectations in Expo Milan 2015 #wine #Uruguay #expo #Milan

Until now, the success of Uruguayan wines on the pavilion of Expo Milan 2015, goes much further than the expectations thought. This result could opens eyes to new possibilities of increasing exports. The international megaexposition that started on May 1, shows the country with a board and careful selection of wines to be offered to its … Continue reading

The spanish wineries, the thirds best in the world #wineries #spain

In modern wine history, Spain has often lagged behind France and Italy, but nowadays, spanish wine is in a growing moment. From the dry white wine of Rias Baixas to the red wine of Priorat, Spain leaves a great taste in our mouths. Among the best wineries of Spain are Penedès, with Bodegas Miguel  Torres (Spanish wine export  leader … Continue reading

The City of Pully want to unit its activities in Rochettaz #Switzerland #Pully #wine

The city of Pully (Switzerland) has proposed a project that has the aim to unit the viti-vinicultural activities at one unique site, in Rochettaz (the second wine-growing place is Prevet), with the aim to free the land and galvanize the center of the city. This reorganization should cost around 2,7 million of Swiss Francs, prompting … Continue reading


Summer is in full swing in Italy, and as a result of Alajmo kitchen pantries are packed with ripe and colorful ingredients. In celebration of all the earthly delights that continue to arrive at Alajmo doorstep, Max has created new menus for all six of the Alajmo family restaurants and bistros. At Le Calandre, start your meal with … Continue reading


In Brazil, Italians have been able to be known not only for their contribution to the development of one of the most promising emerging markets in the global economic landscape but also in the territory entrench the culture of knowing how to make good wine. Everything began in 1875 when Italian immigrants settle in the south … Continue reading


BRUSSELS-ProChile, the commercial organisation of the Embassy of Chile organised a great wine tasting at the Thon Hotel Stephanie to promote the wines from Chile. PROCHILE gathered recently lots of winemerchants to produce a  great event displaying lots of chilan wines. ue to the distance between Belgium and Chile, more winemerchants than producers were there … Continue reading


Château Castigno from  Assignans in the Aude(France)  organized around Brussels a great event for their customers and friends in Belgium. Mr. & Mrs. Verstraete and their daughter, An-Sophie have invited their clients to a superb winemakers’meal  preceded by a great tasting and explanation of their wines. Their range of wines made from grape varieties typical of … Continue reading


From Denmark to Japan and Russia, the Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore confronts the world at “Vino in Villa”, the classic Prosecco’s rendez-vous , from 19 to  21 May 2012 at San Salvatore’s Castle -close to Treviso- in Italy.                 From Denmark to Japan to Russia, the kitchens of the world meet in the hills of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore to marry a wine that has become an international success. At Vino in Villa, an event scheduled from … Continue reading

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Terra Madre Salone del Gusto présente l’innovation majeure de l’édition 2018

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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

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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

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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, […]