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9 facts about Valpolicella that you probably know wrong

9 facts about Valpolicella that you probably know wrong | Terroir Amarone | Scoop.it
If you are a Valpolicella's wine lover, it's likely you know many things
about this area and its wines. And it's also likely that some of those
things are incorrect or totally wrong...
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5 Questions for the True Wine Connoisseurs - Wine Enthusiast Magazine

5 Questions for the True Wine Connoisseurs - Wine Enthusiast Magazine | Terroir Amarone | Scoop.it
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5 Questions for the True Wine Connoisseurs
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Probably something Italian, big and bold, like a Barolo or Amarone. You drink it straight from the bottle and often rate it by how fast you get buzzed.
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Amarone 2010 Preview

Amarone 2010 Preview | Terroir Amarone | Scoop.it
During the last weekend, Verona was the stage for the annual "Anteprima Amarone" event, organized by the Consorzio Tutela Vini Valpolicella (the official association of Valpolicella producers) and dedicated to introducing Amarone...
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Understanding Amarone

Understanding Amarone | Terroir Amarone | Scoop.it
Exploring Italy’s misunderstood masterpiece.. It’s the heart of winter here in the northern hemisphere, a time when our attentions turn to robust red wines. One wine in particular seems to be r...
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Here at Terroir Amarone (terroiramarone.net) we liked this good guide by Gregory Dal Piaz, Snooth.com.

 

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Why wine ratings have nothing to do with price

Why wine ratings have nothing to do with price | Terroir Amarone | Scoop.it
“ A 90-point Cabernet may cost $15 – or $150.”
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Wine Meridian: il portale che supporta il vino nel mondo

Wine Meridian: il portale che supporta il vino nel mondo | Terroir Amarone | Scoop.it
Il primo portale di informazione per sviluppare l'immagine del vino italiano sui mercati esteri, aumentare la cultura della imprese sul fronte dei processi di internazionalizzazione

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Elisabetta Tosi's curator insight, October 16, 2013 11:44 AM

Welcome to a new online wine magazine, both in Italian and in English language, written by experienced wine journalists and international consultants. News, data, events, services, and everything can be helpful for italian wineries and international wine pros.

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Franco Lattini, a grower in Negrar, with his Amarone grapes ready to sit out for apassimento process.
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Costata Serves $118 Steaks, Giant Martinis: Ryan Sutton - Businessweek

Costata Serves $118 Steaks, Giant Martinis: Ryan Sutton - Businessweek | Terroir Amarone | Scoop.it
“Costata Serves $118 Steaks, Giant Martinis: Ryan Sutton Businessweek The wines-by-the-glass list is deep, with selections ranging from $11 to, yes, $145 (for a Giuseppe Quintarelli Amarone della Valpolicella Classico).”
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The so called Arch of Janus, entrance of a beautiful estate among the Valpolicella 's wineyards, from the next week I' ll be there for great tour, Wine & Art & a beautiful project . Stay tuned
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Cesari Mara Valpolicella Ripasso 2010, Veneto

Cesari Mara Valpolicella Ripasso 2010, Veneto | Terroir Amarone | Scoop.it
“Cesari Mara Valpolicella Ripasso 2010 ratings and reviews, wine notes, LCBO, BCLDB, and SAQ inventory availability and wine tasting notes for this Ripasso Red Wine - WineAlign score: 90 pts (See a review for the Cesari Mara Valpolicella Ripasso 2010,...”
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Twitter / bunkerkids: Fall weather, it's time to ...

Twitter / bunkerkids: Fall weather, it's time to ... | Terroir Amarone | Scoop.it
“Fall weather, it's time to drink some amarone! http://t.co/Og7RpYEWL9”;
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Twitter / AllegriniWine: Marilisa Allegrini with ...

Twitter / AllegriniWine: Marilisa Allegrini with ... | Terroir Amarone | Scoop.it
“what an honor!! TY!! @AllegriniWine: Marilisa Allegrini with #winelover having a gr8 time on the Amarone Family Tour. http://t.co/20VWJsY1M3”;
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Read an Excerpt from A Hedonist in the Cellar by Jay McInerney ...

Read an Excerpt from A Hedonist in the Cellar by Jay McInerney ... | Terroir Amarone | Scoop.it
... be incredibly uncouth to ask who made the beautiful heather-toned tweed jacket he was wearing, when he put some dark chocolates from Perugia in front of me and opened a bottle of his 1997 Recioto della Valpolicella.
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Recioto della Valpolicella shares here chocolate tasting and pairs with world great sweet wines.

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Dried grape wines are back in the spotlight - National Post

Dried grape wines are back in the spotlight - National Post | Terroir Amarone | Scoop.it
Dried grape wines are back in the spotlight National Post Cassiodoro, minister to King Theodore of Ravenna (in today's Emilia-Romagna), described the technique in meticulous detail in the early 6th century, and the wine he references, acinaticum,...
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On the Road with the Grape Guy: Report from ... Anteprima Amarone ...

On the Road with the Grape Guy: Report from ... Anteprima Amarone ... | Terroir Amarone | Scoop.it
2009 Amarone Classico "Campo Rocco" nose is raisiny with cherry, kirsch and balsamic palate has cherry and plum, with hints of balsamic, it's rich and chewy, elegant with ageability to spare. Silky tannin structure.
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Amarone 101

Amarone 101 | Terroir Amarone | Scoop.it
What is this delectable drink we call Amarone? And how is it made? Amarone is a dried-grape wine made using the appassimento (ah-pah-see-men-toh) method—a process whereby grapes are left to dry for...

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2013 Vintage Report: Italy | News | News & Features | Wine Spectator

2013 Vintage Report: Italy | News | News & Features | Wine Spectator | Terroir Amarone | Scoop.it
Harvest. For winemakers, no other word is loaded with so much potential and anticipation. After a long growing season of endless work in the vineyards, it’s finally time to see what nature delivered.
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A Conversation with Jancis Robinson

A Conversation with Jancis Robinson | Terroir Amarone | Scoop.it
“ In late October, Jancis Robinson stopped in Washington, DC while promoting the seventh edition of The World Atlas of Wine, the indispensable and essential reference book co-authored with Hugh Johnson.”
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Why you should raise a glass to the velvety lushness of Amarone - The Globe and Mail

Why you should raise a glass to the velvety lushness of Amarone - The Globe and Mail | Terroir Amarone | Scoop.it
Why you should raise a glass to the velvety lushness of Amarone
The Globe and Mail
Arguably more impressive, though, has been the ascent of Amarone, a high-octane, pricey version of cheap-and-cheerful Valpolicella.
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Twitter / sohotribeca: Great Italian tasting tonight ...

Twitter / sohotribeca: Great Italian tasting tonight ... | Terroir Amarone | Scoop.it
“Great Italian tasting tonight which ended with this beauty. #Amarone http://t.co/A9IMvBypoD”;
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Twitter / chrisdooley: Debate over botrytis in Amarone. ...

Twitter / chrisdooley: Debate over botrytis in Amarone. ... | Terroir Amarone | Scoop.it
“Debate over botrytis in Amarone. Masi v. Allegrini. #amaronefamilies http://t.co/aKU0Z477PT”;
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Stunning Amarone tasting with Allegrini, Begali, Brigaldara, Masi, Musella, Nicolis, Speri, Tedeschi, Tenuta Sant’Antonio, Tommasi, Venturini, Zenato.
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Twitter / warren_walden: Easily one of the best Ripasso's ...

Twitter / warren_walden: Easily one of the best Ripasso's ... | Terroir Amarone | Scoop.it
“Easily one of the best Ripasso's I've ever tasted! #cadelmonte traditional, balanced and beautiful finesse! http://t.co/2YpAcOisap”;
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Recioto della Valpolicella, the great unknown - Uvinum's blog

Recioto della Valpolicella, the great unknown - Uvinum's blog | Terroir Amarone | Scoop.it
“The Recioto della Valpolicella is a raisin wine of the Veneto DO. The process of its production includes sun drying of the grapes, to lose its moisture and thus increase the concentration of sugars ...”
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2012 Valpolicella Classico Corvina Blend, Stefano Accordini

2012 Valpolicella Classico Corvina Blend, Stefano Accordini | Terroir Amarone | Scoop.it
A Valpolicella traditional blend (with 10% of Molinara grapes). Acidity and finesse at €6 a bottle at the winery. (A Valpolicella traditional blend (with 10% of Molinara grapes). Acidity and finesse at €6 a bottle at the winery.
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