Grande Passione
Follow
Find
4.2K views | +0 today
 
Scooped by Grande Passione
onto Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

Vineyard consultants seize the spotlight

Vineyard consultants seize the spotlight | Grande Passione | Scoop.it

Napa Valley is seeing a rise in vineyard consultants, who are challenging winemakers when it comes to allocating credit for the region’s top-scoring wines.

more...
No comment yet.
Grande Passione
My Collection of Wine News From Around The World...
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Grande Passione from Le vin quotidien
Scoop.it!

Vins de Bordeaux: le CIVB investira 20 millions en communication en 2016

Vins de Bordeaux: le CIVB investira 20 millions en communication en 2016 | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Lundi 6 juillet, lors de son assemblée générale, l’interprofession a fixé le cap pour 2016  Impossible d’ignorer ces jours-ci au cœur de Bordeaux que le grand immeuble en angle, à côté...

Via Nadine COURAUD
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

The best summer terraces in Paris

The best summer terraces in Paris | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
The best summer terraces in Paris: These deckchair docking stations come out with the sun – Time Out Paris
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

Top 5 Wine bars in Milan

Top 5 Wine bars in Milan | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Milan is the city of the aperitif par excellence, but if you're more of a wine lover than a cocktail quaffer then check out our guide to the 5 best wine bars in Milan.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

Do You Pay More Wine Taxes in Your Home State?

Do You Pay More Wine Taxes in Your Home State? | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Which state you live in greatly affects the cost (and thus, the quality) of wine you can buy. Check out this chart that shows wine taxes by state.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

Making Biodynamic Wine in Bordeaux

Making Biodynamic Wine in Bordeaux | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Making Biodynamic Wine in Bordeaux: Château Pontet-Canet produces lush, lively wines using biodynamic farming methods—with some help from its equine employees.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

End of road for iconic green bottle as Mateus says the future is clear

End of road for iconic green bottle as Mateus says the future is clear | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
The iconic green glass Mateus Rosé bottle is to be a thing of the past with a move for the Portuguese wine brand into a clear pack.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

There's a bunch of Tesla batteries plugged into this winery

There's a bunch of Tesla batteries plugged into this winery | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
A winery in Northern California's Sonoma County was one of Tesla's early battery customers. This is how the wine makers are using them.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

Influential Costco executive discusses wine business in Q&A

Influential Costco executive discusses wine business in Q&A | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Annette Alvarez-Peters is one of the most powerful people in the wine
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

The world's top wine critic on tasting 10,000 bottles a year

The world's top wine critic on tasting 10,000 bottles a year | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
I was tasting at least 10,000 wines a year until recently – which makes around 350,000 altogether. That's a bare minimum. I'm still standing and my liver function is still OK. I take milk thistle for my liver and try to drink three times as much water to wine. If I've been tasting, I don't usually drink wine in the evening.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

Eremito Hotelito del Alma | Luxury Hotels • TravelPlusStyle.com

Eremito Hotelito del Alma | Luxury Hotels • TravelPlusStyle.com | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

Overcoming the Top 10 Objections from Beverage Retailers in your Sales Meeting.

Overcoming the Top 10 Objections from Beverage Retailers in your Sales Meeting. | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Overcoming the Top 10 Objections from Beverage Retailers in your Sales Meeting.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

The 10 Best Wine Bars in Milan | A Place in Milan

The 10 Best Wine Bars in Milan | A Place in Milan | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
more...
David Swaddle's curator insight, July 6, 7:51 PM

Milan may be a long way from Sydney, but I think that a few of these bars could be close to my heart.

Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

15 of the most incredible beaches in Sicily

15 of the most incredible beaches in Sicily | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Pure sand and crystal clear water is what make Sicily one of the best destinations in Italy for those looking for a piece of heaven on earth these summer holidays. Swide has rounded up 15 of the most breathtaking beaches in Sicily.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

Earn More, Produce Less: Austria Wine's Audacious Success

Earn More, Produce Less: Austria Wine's Audacious Success | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
A slow wave of persuasion is shifting the tide of opinion about Austrian wine. It’s also pushing up prices – and demand – to unprecedented levels.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

Winemakers and Suppliers Debate Oak Products

Winemakers and Suppliers Debate Oak Products | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
 


Napa, Calif.—It definitely wasn’t Ali versus Frazier or even Pacquiao versus Mayweather for that matter.

Rather than a knockdown brawl, the seminar Barrels vs. Alternatives was more of a sedate conversation about the advantages of the time-tested, traditional barrel compared to the new uses of oak barrel alternatives.

Hosted by the French American Chamber of Commerce at the Napa Valley Country Club on June 23, the session was the third such conference about wine and winemaking organized
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

Chinese Consumers Buying Wine Online

Chinese Consumers Buying Wine Online | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
 
Wayne Batwin and Xin Ruibao (from right) watch as Napa Valley College president Ron Kraft presents a gift to Zhu Qunde, deputy county governor of Huailai County in China’s Hebei Province, on Tuesday at the college.

Napa, Calif.—While online wine sales were virtually non-existent in China as recently as a few years ago, nearly 20% of wine in the country is now sold through e-commerce, according to a speaker at the Cal-China Wine Forum held Tuesday at Napa Valley College.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

Perfect Paris péniches

Perfect Paris péniches | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Dive in to Paris’s cool canal culture with Time Out’s selection of the city’s péniches or houseboats: featuring floating restaurants, cinemas, bookshops, clubs and more.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

Anson on Thursday: What now for Bordeaux en primeur?

Anson on Thursday: What now for Bordeaux en primeur? | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
First up, you should know that most of the people that I interviewed about the fallout of Bordeaux 2014 don’t want me to name them. So you’re just going to have to trust me that these are serious players with true inside knowledge of what is going on.
Grande Passione's insight:

as i had intuited a few months ago: are the chateaux going direct?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

Is Japan the Most Underrated Beach Destination in Asia?

Is Japan the Most Underrated Beach Destination in Asia? | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
On Japan's southern islands of Okinawa Prefecture, picturesque white-sand beaches draw locals year-round.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

The Prosecco Panic: A Case Of Market Manipulation

The Prosecco Panic: A Case Of Market Manipulation | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
If you thought the Greek crisis was the biggest disaster facing the world, or the Ukraine standoff, or the Chinese property crash – think again. Something really dreadful is about to hit. There is going to be a global shortage of Prosecco. So said Robert Cremonese, export manager of the Prosecco [...]
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grande Passione
Scoop.it!

Robert Parker: I'll never retire, despite giving up Bordeaux en primeur tasting - Off Licence News - The Voice of Drinks Retailing

Robert Parker: I'll never retire, despite giving up Bordeaux en primeur tasting - Off Licence News - The Voice of Drinks Retailing | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Robert Parker has said that he will never retire, despite handing over duties for scoring and reviewing en primeur Bordeaux to protégé Neal...
more...
No comment yet.