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Wine Investing: 3 Blue Chip Bordeaux Bargains

Wine Investing: 3 Blue Chip Bordeaux Bargains | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
European weakness has pushed the supply-demand dynamics out of whack in vintage wine. Here are a few Bordeaux bargains.
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California Trousseau Captures the Imagination

California Trousseau Captures the Imagination | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
The interest in California trousseau is a sign that the state’s wine industry may evolve in unexpected directions.
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Andy Roddick's Farewell Bubbly

Andy Roddick's Farewell Bubbly | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Moët & Chandon is serving as the official Champagne of the U.S. Open in Queens, N.Y., this week, where Andy Roddick played his last match last night. Though he planned to have a bit of his own brand of bubbly to celebrate retirement.
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China's thirst for wine boosts European producers

China's thirst for wine boosts European producers | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
China's thirst for fine wines is buoying European producers as domestic consumption dries up.
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Running with Wine: The Medoc Marathon

Running with Wine: The Medoc Marathon | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

This weekend we will be running…with wine…in the Medoc region. The 26.2 mile circuit passes through 59 properties in the Medoc region – including Chateau Lafite Rothschild, Chateau Beychevelle, and Chateau Gruaud-Larose...

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Jean Charles Boisset : Filling Mondavi's giant shoes

Jean Charles Boisset : Filling Mondavi's giant shoes | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Back in the 1980s, I dined with Italian wine impresario Angelo Gaja, a great student of world wine history and as passionate a winemaker as I have ever known.
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Macao Casino Executive Explains Plans for Burgundy Property

Macao Casino Executive Explains Plans for Burgundy Property | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Louis Ng, an executive in Stanley Ho’s Macao gaming empire, attracted a lot of attention when he recently purchased Château de Gevrey-Chambertin in Burgundy for $10 million.
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How alcohol impacts a taster’s palate

How alcohol impacts a taster’s palate | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

My recent column on Randy Dunn and his crusade to reduce the alcohol levels in Cabernet outlined the UC Davis research that he helped to organize.

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In The Cellar With Winemaker Véronique Drouhin-Boss

In The Cellar With Winemaker Véronique Drouhin-Boss | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Véronique Drouhin winemker and mother of three Just beneath the surface of the town of Beaune, France you’ll find some of the world’s most cherished wines aging in a maze of tunnels owned by Maison Drouhin.
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Alternate Bubbles Expected to Unseat Champagne

Alternate Bubbles Expected to Unseat Champagne | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Without a doubt, one of the most recognizable styles of wine in the world is Champagne. Regardless of your level of wine knowledge, or even if you despise the beverage with all of your being, you know Champagne.
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The mystery of carmenere

The mystery of carmenere | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
You may taste many things in a sip of red wine: a panoply of fruit flavors, earth or minerals, spicy wood, even the cleansing astringency of tannin.
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Seeing Sicily through a wine glass

Seeing Sicily through a wine glass | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
The wine drinking began before we left Newark, N.J., with a clink and a "salud" in the airport lounge over some unidentified white.
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Restaurant Prices Can Vary by Reservation Time. Why does a guy buying a $675 1990 Cos d'Estournel bother with a discount?

Restaurant Prices Can Vary by Reservation Time. Why does a guy buying a $675 1990 Cos d'Estournel bother with a discount? | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Restaurants are betting that consumers accustomed to paying extra for holiday-weekend flights or V.I.P. seats at the theater will also pay more for a Saturday night dinner at 8.
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5 Facts About Blended Wines for Beginners

5 Facts About Blended Wines for Beginners | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
In my last piece I called blended wines the ice cream sundae of all of my favorite grapes. Blends are some of the most complex and interesting types of wine. I've changed from avoiding blends to seeking out the best types.
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The Language of Wine

The Language of Wine | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Language can be such a funny, old thing. Particularly the English language.

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In New York, Bargains by the Bottle

In New York, Bargains by the Bottle | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Lettie Teague's Uncorking the City: New Yorkers are well-known bargain hunters: It's not just a matter of culture, but a critical part of the metropolitan DNA.
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Rap Video On California Wine Country

Rap Video On California Wine Country | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
"Wine Country" by the Dub C Crew is the latest food-related rap video to pop up on our radar -- and these oenophiles mean business. The crew's target audience?
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Poor season leaves French champagne makers with little to celebrate

Poor season leaves French champagne makers with little to celebrate | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
FRANCE - French champagne makers say this year’s harvest could be one of the worst in 20 years following a poor season.
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St. Emilion : Chateau Pavie and Chateau Angelus could both be elevated to Premiers Grands Crus Classe A status

St. Emilion : Chateau Pavie and Chateau Angelus could both be elevated to Premiers Grands Crus Classe A status | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
2012 St.Emilion Classification an early preview on who will be elevated and who deserves to be demoted in the next round of classifications...
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Henri Giraud Opens First Champagne Bar in London

Henri Giraud Opens First Champagne Bar in London | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Whether you’re looking for a sophisticated venue to entertain clients, a cozy hideaway for romantic rendezvous or a new place to catch up with old friends, the Henri Giraud Champagne Bar should be your destination.
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An Appellation Education with Thomas Perrin (Famille Perrin)

An Appellation Education with Thomas Perrin (Famille Perrin) | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

A casual visit to Tavel, a trek into the mountainous region of the Drôme to see the temple built for wine of Philippe Viret and a memorable tasting at Château Beaucastel with Thomas Perrin were some of the highlights of my month-long stay. With a great deal to pass on, I will here distill what you may not know about Provence.

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Blind woman tastes success in the wine business

Blind woman tastes success in the wine business | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Alex Elman has ability to discern province of a wine using only her sense of smell and taste...
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Why Today's Wine Lists Need Radical Change

Why Today's Wine Lists Need Radical Change | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Wine Spectator columnist Matt Kramer says that today's hundred-plus-selection wine lists need parsing to be of benefit to restaurant-goers. He offers a handful of solutions.
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America Back Drinking High-End Wine Fuels Napa Deals

America Back Drinking High-End Wine Fuels Napa Deals | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
The purchase kicked off a sales spree for premium properties across the state that’s poised to climb to $800 million by year end, the most since the 2007 market peak, according to Demeter Group, a San Francisco-based consumer investment bank and...
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Gruaud Larose : Journey to the Center of the Earth

Gruaud Larose : Journey to the Center of the Earth | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Father Gruaud may rest in peace. It is now almost 300 years that his heritage has been prospering. That the wines of this Second Growth, today owned by Jean Merlaut, have been travelling the world over.

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