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Oops, Everything You Think about #Wine May Not Be Entirely True

Oops, Everything You Think about #Wine May Not Be Entirely True | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Wine is perhaps one of the most studied drinks in the entire world, and it has been that way for many years. This latest study is one of them, but what makes it very interesting is its claim: everything you’ve heard about the health benefits of wine, well, they may not be entirely true.
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Drouhin Oregon, Stag's Leap...Full-bodied Chardonnays

Drouhin Oregon, Stag's Leap...Full-bodied Chardonnays | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
It's always time to drink Chardonnay, but these wines are winter-approved.
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New #Wine #Fraud Website Will Help You Avoid Fake Bottles

New #Wine #Fraud Website Will Help You Avoid Fake Bottles | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
From how to spot fakes to how to avoid them, a website coming in April will be a boon to collectors
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Chinese Shift Focus Away From #Wine Futures, Give Boost to Chateau Mouton Rothschild

Chinese Shift Focus Away From #Wine Futures, Give Boost to Chateau Mouton Rothschild | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Chinese demand for Bordeaux is focusing on vintages available now, such as the 2000, reversing the emphasis on futures that dominated the 2009 bull market, said Philippe Dhalluin, managing director of Chateau Mouton Rothschild.

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#HarryStyles Buying a Vineyard, Making His Own #Wine ?

#HarryStyles Buying a Vineyard, Making His Own #Wine ? | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Is Harry Styles buying a vineyard so he can make his own wine? The latest One Direction winery rumor is out there - see how it started.
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Enjoy a 3-Michelin-Star Valentine’s Day With Champagne Henri Giraud MV07

Enjoy a 3-Michelin-Star Valentine’s Day With Champagne Henri Giraud MV07 | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

The film “I Fell in Love in Megève” by Champagne Henri Giraud provided the context for Emmanuel Renaut, 3-star Michelin chef at the luxury hotel restaurant Flocons de Sel, to marry his cuisine with the new MV07 in a culinary declaration of love.

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Grange, Wendouree, Seppelt...50 Best Australian wines of 2014

Grange, Wendouree, Seppelt...50 Best Australian wines of 2014 | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

My very first collection of the 50 best Australian wines tasted in 2014 here on JamesSuckling.com cuts a slice through a huge year of traveling and tasting. It’s phenomenal to look back through all the wines I tasted last year and see just how tight the competition is at the top.

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#Languedoc , French wines with terroir, character and personality

#Languedoc , French wines with terroir, character and personality | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Languedoc is France’s biggest wine region and today one of the most interesting wine regions in the world. Ambitious wine growers in Languedoc produce great wines at very affordable prices. 

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Egon Müller, Famille Hugel, Dr Loosen...The Depths and the Pinnacles at #Riesling Downunder

Egon Müller, Famille Hugel, Dr Loosen...The Depths and the Pinnacles at #Riesling Downunder | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

I have to say that although the enthusiasm it generated and the exchange of ideas it generated was the most important thing about it, Riesling Downunder also greatly enhanced my knowledge of current Australian Rieslings.

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“At the end of the day Parker makes the price” (Gary Boom, MD OF Bordeaux Index)

“At the end of the day Parker makes the price” (Gary Boom, MD OF Bordeaux Index) | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
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Paso Robles #wine country in California’s central coast continues to impress

Paso Robles #wine country in California’s central coast continues to impress | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Paso Robles in California’s Central Coast produces quality wines under a wide range of price points. While it’s an attractive region, its diversity is what is the most striking.
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A #Wine Match for Millionaires (and Those Who Want to Marry Them)

A #Wine Match for Millionaires (and Those Who Want to Marry Them) | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

What type of wine do millionaires like best? You might guess classified-growth Bordeaux, cult Napa Cabernet, cru Burgundy or a convincing approximation thereof … But the wines of P.S. Match, the new line launched by Patti Stanger, the titular millionaire matchmaker of the dating show Millionaire Matchmaker...

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French wine exports fall in 2014, show figures

French wine exports fall in 2014, show figures | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Weaker shipments of Burgundy and Bordeaux to key markets caused an overall drop in French wine exports in 2014, overshadowing stronger demand for Champagne, show new figures.
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Tokaj prepares for spring auction

Tokaj prepares for spring auction | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

“The goal of the auction is to bring buyers’ attention to Tokaj and let them taste young wines straight from the barrel,” László Mészáros of producers Disznókő, told the drinks business. “There’s always something special and unique to taste at the auction.” He explained that merchants and sommeliers often combine to bid for each barrel which will be bottled after the auction.

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#Alsace #wine matriarch Colette Faller dies

#Alsace #wine matriarch Colette Faller dies | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Colette Faller, who rose to prominence as head of well-known Alsace winery Domaine Weinbach in Kaysersberg, has died aged 86.
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How important are ex-châteaux sales?

How important are ex-châteaux sales? | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
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Mirjana Martic's curator insight, February 11, 2015 1:19 PM

Les ventes ex-chateaux font une petite part des ventes  en enchères des grands vins.

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Fruity koshu keeps Japanese wineries in high spirits

Fruity koshu keeps Japanese wineries in high spirits | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
TOKYO, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Making wine comes naturally toAyana Misawa, having spent her childhood in vineyards watchingher father and grandfather nurture cherished koshu grapes, aunique Japanese variety
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#Russia ’s #wine market facing new reality as imports dry up

#Russia ’s #wine market facing new reality as imports dry up | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Weak ruble hits distributors but may open new doors for Russian producers
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#Champagne and #Petanque in a 3* Michelin #restaurant ...

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#Organic , Biodynamic, and #Natural #Wine Explained

#Organic , Biodynamic, and #Natural #Wine Explained | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
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Wendy Yackimec's curator insight, February 10, 2015 2:21 PM

Absolutely awesome article. I feel as if I'm starting to understand.

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In UK, Pol Roger’s first move into the eventing world

In UK, Pol Roger’s first move into the eventing world | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Pol Roger has announced a major new sponsorship as official Champagne partner of the FEI European Eventing Championships 2015 at Blair Castle.
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The disappearing châteaux

The disappearing châteaux | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Just under seven weeks away from the 2014 En Primeur week, and there are some positive signs that France’s biggest fine wine region might be experiencing a reversal of fortunes. 

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Predicted Slowdown in U.S. #Wine Consumption

Predicted Slowdown in U.S. #Wine Consumption | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
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#California : Are Small Wineries Doomed?

#California : Are Small Wineries Doomed? | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Adam and Dianna Lee are a quintessential example of the California wine dream. They moved from Dallas to Sonoma in 1994, with a dream of making their own wines but just $24,000 in their pockets (or as Adam likes to clarify, she had $21,000, he had the rest).

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