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Brothers in Wine

Brothers in Wine | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Winemaker Frère Marie stuck his nose into a glass of Syrah and grinned. Then he swirled some wine in his mouth and spat into a floor drain. "It's velvet," the 59-year-old Frenchman with short-cropped hair and beard proclaimed, eyes sparkling.

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Gusbourne, Hambledon, Chapel Down...English sparking wine’s new fizz

Gusbourne, Hambledon, Chapel Down...English sparking wine’s new fizz | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
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#Wine growers facing new wrinkle

#Wine growers facing new wrinkle | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Harvest time is when grape growers occasionally learn more about their vineyards
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England's largest single estate vineyard picks first grapes from this year's vintage

England's largest single estate vineyard picks first grapes from this year's vintage | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
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This startup is using math to help you find your new favorite #wine

This startup is using math to help you find your new favorite #wine | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Wisconsin might be known as the home of cheese and breweries, but one start up is also hoping to make it well-known for another beverage: wine.
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11 Facts You Need To Know About #Wine

11 Facts You Need To Know About #Wine | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
The Wine Riot tasting event isn't like your average wine tasting event. Here you can taste wines without pretense, but first, check out VinePair's guide.
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Champagne Duval-Leroy introduces its new range of parcels selections’ cuvées "Précieuses Parcelles"

Champagne Duval-Leroy introduces its new range of parcels selections’ cuvées "Précieuses Parcelles" | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
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China Sends Vines Into Space in Bid to Create Heavenly #Wine

China Sends Vines Into Space in Bid to Create Heavenly #Wine | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
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Under the Radar #Wine Regions

Under the Radar #Wine Regions | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Wines are being made in more and more places around the globe every day. Our editors shine a spotlight on some amazing wines you may be overlooking.
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The World's Most Expensive Fortified Wines 

The World's Most Expensive Fortified Wines  | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
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Bordeaux Châteaus to Visit Now

Bordeaux Châteaus to Visit Now | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

In France’s most legendary wine region, gorgeous châteaus are opening their gates and even welcoming guests. What are you waiting for? 


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Taken with a Pinch of Wine Faults

Taken with a Pinch of Wine Faults | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

My husband is not a wine dork like me, but he is an avid wine drinker and therefore he is a way more typical consumer than I am. I’m constantly surprised and informed by his wine preferences, which are largely very different than mine. An example is the time I opened what promised to be a gorgeous Super Tuscan to serve at a dinner party, only to discover it had what I considered to be a bad case of brett...

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Welcome to the new world of English and Welsh wines

Welcome to the new world of English and Welsh wines | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Rarely found outside the UK, the bacchus grape, with its sauvignon blanc-like aromatic green crispness, is behind the most distinctive bottles, which at their best are almost sancerre-like. But I’ve had hugely impressive wines made from chardonnay (Gusbourne Estate in Kent)....

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Nashik captures 80% of #wine market in India

Nashik captures 80% of #wine market in India | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
With from this North Maharashtra city is increasingly becoming the taste of India with the local wineries capturing 80% of the country’s market share in the 2015-16 financial year.
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You Can Now Drink A #Wine That Venetian Royalty Drank 500 Years Ago

You Can Now Drink A #Wine That Venetian Royalty Drank 500 Years Ago | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Dorona was an indigenous grape to Venice that everyone assumed was extinct, until the Bisol family rediscovered it, recultivated it, and made wine from it.
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Maison Drouhin Brings Its 2014 Burgundies to US Market 

Maison Drouhin Brings Its 2014 Burgundies to US Market  | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
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Uneven Burgundy Vintage Set to be Small

Uneven Burgundy Vintage Set to be Small | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
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Why Are These #Wine Producers Aging Their Bottles Under The Sea?

Why Are These #Wine Producers Aging Their Bottles Under The Sea? | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Lots of winemakers are starting to age their wines underwater. Sure it makes the price tag of the finished bottle steeper, but does the wine taste better?
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French #wine is benefiting from global warming at least for now

French #wine is benefiting from global warming at least for now | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Warmer weather is producing excellent vintages but that won't last as temperatures climb.
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Jane Anson: Secret Bordeaux white wines

Jane Anson: Secret Bordeaux white wines | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Jane Anson hunts down two Bordeaux white wine-focused châteaux offering value and excellent quality, including one in the red wine Médo
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Haute How to: Handle Aged #Wine

Haute How to: Handle Aged #Wine | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
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Tuscany: 300 years on and it is still evolving

Tuscany: 300 years on and it is still evolving | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
It has been 300 years since Cosimo III de’ Medici first drew up his Bando delineating four wine producing areas in Tuscany and it was through this lens that Liberty Wines hosted the “Beyond the Bando” tasting yesterday in London.
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What Is A "Well-Balanced" Wine And Why Should I Care? 

What Is A "Well-Balanced" Wine And Why Should I Care?  | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
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Laurent Combier: “There’s no doubt that there are parts of the organic quality charter that needs to evolve, to keep the methods relevant for the decades to come”

Laurent Combier: “There’s no doubt that there are parts of the organic quality charter that needs to evolve, to keep the methods relevant for the decades to come” | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Combier should know something about this. Domaine Combier, is celebrating 46 years of organics. That makes it one of the oldest practitioners in France, thanks to decisions taken by Laurent’s father, Maurice Combier, who died earlier this year.
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Andrew Jefford tastes Cain wines from Napa's Spring Mountain

Andrew Jefford tastes Cain wines from Napa's Spring Mountain | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

We left the 4×4 in a clearing, and walked up a track to some of the estate’s highest vineyards. The only sound, apart from the wind, were the cascading, slow-fade screams of the red-tailed hawks as they tussled for territory.

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‘Burgundian approach’ now adopted in Priorat

‘Burgundian approach’ now adopted in Priorat | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Winemakers in Priorat have moved from a Bordeaux approach to winemaking to a Burgundian approach according to one producer in the northern Spanish region.
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