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2015 heat sparks memories of 2003

2015 heat sparks memories of 2003 | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
A July heatwave across much of northern Europe has led several winemakers to draw comparisons with the notoriously hot 2003 vintage.
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Andrew Weeber: "Even though our Sussex and Kent vineyards are 90 miles apart, it looks as though the harvests will coincide"

Andrew Weeber: "Even though our Sussex and Kent vineyards are 90 miles apart, it looks as though the harvests will coincide" | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Although it is still too early to gauge the quality of the 2015 harvest in England, it is interesting to get a status report from a prominent estate, in ou
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Three of my favourite places in the #wine world

Three of my favourite places in the #wine world | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
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Now Is the Time to Visit #Portugal ’s #Wine Region

Now Is the Time to Visit #Portugal ’s #Wine Region | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
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The Perfect Couple: #Wine and Truffles

The Perfect Couple: #Wine and Truffles | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
How many couples are so perfectly matched? Indeed, is a Barolo from Northern Italy really the best partner? Possibly, but which one? There are different "schools" of approach for the Barolo; one is traditionalist, and the other responding to changes in palate is more contemporary, but either way they are expensive and for a novice like myself it seems to present too much margin for error.
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The high life in Liguria

The high life in Liguria | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
The neighbouring wine-producing regions of Languedoc, Provence and Liguria front the northern Mediterranean — and do so with great contrast. Languedoc has a warm plain backed by luminous, scented hills: propitious for muscular reds and generally
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JF.Hugel: “In #Alsace extremely hot weather is putting young vines under great stress”

JF.Hugel: “In #Alsace extremely hot weather is putting young vines under great stress” | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Although it is still too early to gauge the quality of the 2015 harvest in Alsace, it is interesting to get a status report from a prominent estate, in our
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#Football and #Wine: A Beautiful Friendship

#Football and #Wine: A Beautiful Friendship | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Football and Wine: A Beautiful Friendship: Wine merchant Stephen Browett, co-owner of English Premier League soccer club Crystal Palace, explains what makes his twin passions so compatible.
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USA: Only 11% have actually bought #wine in the ecommerce sector over the last 6 months

USA: Only 11% have actually bought #wine in the ecommerce sector over the last 6 months | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

While 58.5 million of regular wine drinkers – defined as those who consume wine at least once a month – say they research wine online, and around 30 million make online recommendations, fewer than 10 million buy wine online, suggesting that many wine shoppers still need convincing that the internet as interesting, convenient or as good value as going into a shop.

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Jim Clendenen gains acclaim with Au Bon Climat winery

Jim Clendenen gains acclaim with Au Bon Climat winery | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Acclaimed winemaker Jim Clendenen has been all over the world, but his roots are in Northeast Ohio.
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Why France's Bandol wines need time to show their grace

Why France's Bandol wines need time to show their grace | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
These spicy, dark-fruited, Provencal reds, made using the mourvèdre grape, rank up there with the most venerable from Bordeaux, Burgundy and the Rhone
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Most overused wine quotes and memes revealed

Most overused wine quotes and memes revealed | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
It’s always nice to fling a good quotation into an article or conversation and there are plenty to choose from when it comes to wine.
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Dom Perignon, Bollinger, Pol Roger, Cristal...In focus: 2002 #Champagne

Dom Perignon, Bollinger, Pol Roger, Cristal...In focus: 2002 #Champagne | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
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Meet a Pioneering Chef de Cave from #Champagne

Meet a Pioneering Chef de Cave from #Champagne | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
The history of Champagne holds a number of extraordinary women — but very few compared to men. One exception is Sandrine Logette-Jardin, the chef de cave—chief winemaker, essentially—of Champagne Duval-Leroy.
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Exclusive Interview with Philippe BAIJOT President of LANSON

Exclusive Interview with Philippe BAIJOT President of LANSON | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

BESTCHAMPAGE MET WITH PHILIPPE BAIJOT, PRESIDENT OF LANSON. FOUNDED IN 1760, LANSON IS ONE OF THE OLDEST AND MOST ICONIC CHAMPAGNE HOUSES. IN 2006 IT WAS ACQUIRED BY THE BOIZEL CHANOINE CHAMPAGNE GROUPE, WHICH BECAME LANSON-BCC. AS BAIJOT EXPLAINS, SINCE THEN HIM AND HIS TEAM HAVE BEEN WORKING TO BRING LANSON AND ITS CHAMPAGNES, CHARACTERISED BY THE ABSENCE OF MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION, BACK AT THE TOP.

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Oz Clarke takes the reader on a personal romp in The History of #Wine in 100 Bottles

Oz Clarke takes the reader on a personal romp in The History of #Wine in 100 Bottles | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
A communicator who's spent a lifetime making wine entertaining, Oz Clarke takes us on an unapologetically personal romp through many of the most significant moments in wine in The History of Wine in 100 Bottles (£20, Pavilion). Every bottle drained tells stories of "the politics, the science, the empire-building and the wars, the lucky mistakes, the brilliant guesses, the leaps in the dark and the human frailties that have created our world of wine".
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Project puts #wine first

Project puts #wine first | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Californian turns to crowd-funding to leave legacy of innovation to growers, afficianados
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Industry fears for Swiss #wine ’s market share

Industry fears for Swiss #wine ’s market share | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Winegrowers in Switzerland are concerned that a low volume grape harvest for the third successive year could mean Swiss wine loses out to foreign competitors on supermarket shelves.
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E.Loosen: "In the #Mosel valley, budbrake continued until May 4th, which is later than the last 10 years"

E.Loosen: "In the #Mosel valley, budbrake continued until May 4th, which is later than the last 10 years" | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Although it is still too early to gauge the quality of the 2015 harvest in Mosel, it is interesting to get a status report from a prominent estate, in our
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Riedel Legal Threat to Hosemaster No Laughing Matter

Riedel Legal Threat to Hosemaster No Laughing Matter | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Riedel Legal Threat to Hosemaster No Laughing Matter. A satirical blog entry on a wine website could have stiff consequences for the publisher.
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Tablas Creek Vineyard wins top winery award

Tablas Creek Vineyard wins top winery award | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Tablas Creek Vineyard was awarded the top spot on Daily Meal's list of 101 Best Wineries in America for 2015. Wineries were selected based on input from a panel of sommeliers, wine writers, chefs a...
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#Wine on tap trend surging in #London

#Wine on tap trend surging in #London | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Being able to turn on your tap and have it run red with wine sounds like one of the more madcap ideas devised by Marie-Antoinette during an uneventful afternoon at Versailles, but the concept has become a reality in London and the trend is fast gathering pace.

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The Best #Wine Region You've Never Heard Of: The Lavaux And The Swiss Riviera

The Best #Wine Region You've Never Heard Of: The Lavaux And The Swiss Riviera | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
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Masi Agricola valued at 150m euros after listing

Masi Agricola valued at 150m euros after listing | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Masi Agricola has listed on the Italian stock exchange and hopes to set a trend for other wine producers in the country.
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SPI Group Taps Moët Hennessy Veteran Louzada To Lead #Luxury #Wine Unit

SPI Group Taps Moët Hennessy Veteran Louzada To Lead #Luxury #Wine Unit | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Stolichnaya vodka owner SPI Group has named Manuel Louzada to lead its newly formed luxury wine division. Louzada was previously estate director of Spain’s Bodega Numanthia, part of the Moët Hennessy Estates & Wines portfolio, since 2009. In his new … Continue reading →
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