Vitabella Wine Da...
Follow
Find
54.5K views | +66 today
Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip
Everyday let's know more about Wine, Luxury, Lifestyle and Marketing !
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

Aiming to make their mark in world of wine

Aiming to make their mark in world of wine | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

She hopes to become a “phenomenal winemaker” and thinks the Cape Winemakers’ Guild Protégé Programme will help her hone her skills and put her theoretical background into practice.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

Luxury winemaker Crimson Wine Group names Mike Cekay to senior sales post

Luxury winemaker Crimson Wine Group names Mike Cekay to senior sales post | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Crimson Wine Group, an investment firm that produces more than 250,000 cases a year of high-end wines, has appointed 18-year industry veteran Mike Cekay as senior vice president of global sales for the rapidly expanding Napa Valley-based company.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

The Bordeaux 2011 Vintage Needs Careful Choosing

The Bordeaux 2011 Vintage Needs Careful Choosing | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Hail, drought, heat spikes and rain all battered the vines of Bordeaux in 2011, conspiring to produce a vintage of sporadic quality, with no real commonality or easy-to-digest narrative.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

Bordeaux 2011 - Video Interview La Conseillante & Le Pin

Bordeaux 2011 - Video Interview La Conseillante & Le Pin | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Jean-Michel Laporte talks us through the topsy turvy vintage conditions experienced in 2011, and the effect these conditions had on the final wines.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

Could lower 2011 en primeur prices lure the US back?

Could lower 2011 en primeur prices lure the US back? | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

With a number of Bordeaux chateaux promising that the prices of its 2011 en primeurs will not be as much as those seen last year, American wine investors could be tempted back to the market.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

Different Ways of Being Biodynamic: Five Winemakers’ Points of View

Different Ways of Being Biodynamic: Five Winemakers’ Points of View | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
“How do we farm in such a way that we actually contribute to the expression and the nature of our products?” asked Paul Dolan.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

Pouring Your Investments Into Wine

Pouring Your Investments Into Wine | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
The first rule of alternative investments is to invest in physical or tangible assets. In fact alternative investments are often labelled "SWAG" - Silver, Wine, Art and Gold.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

Bordeaux 2011: Chateau Angludet first to release

Bordeaux 2011: Chateau Angludet first to release | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Medoc cru bourgeois Chateau Angludet is the first Bordeaux 2011 to release – at £198 from London merchants.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

On Wine: It's not the Soave you remember

On Wine: It's not the Soave you remember | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Soave Bolla aside, wine columnist Laurie Daniel says, todays Soave wines are making a comeback, boasting fragrant, fresh flavors and a creamy finish.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

Bordeaux 2011: The First Releases already on the market

Bordeaux 2011: The First Releases already on the market | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Well, we said it was likely to be an early campaign, so here we go with our first releases of Bordeaux 2011 en primeur. We have three wines first off the blocks, including two of the regions that h...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

Seely seeking Burgundy property

Seely seeking Burgundy property | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Christian Seely, managing director of Axa Millésimes – owners of Château Pichon Baron and Domaine de l’Arlot – has revealed he is on the hunt for a second Burgundy property.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

Video Primeurs 2011 : Petrus

Video Primeurs 2011 : Petrus | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Olivier Berrouet of Petrus talks about 2011

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

Rioja : For Reservas, No Cellar Required

Rioja : For Reservas, No Cellar Required | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
The panel tasted 20 Rioja reservas, aged wines you can drink without paying a fortune or waiting them out.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

How to Buy Wine Futures...

How to Buy Wine Futures... | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

The futures market exists only in Bordeaux. Buyers need to compare the track records of great vintages from the various châteaux...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

Wine: Putting grapes in their place

Wine: Putting grapes in their place | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
A few years ago, I overheard a person at a Burgundy tasting tell a winemaker that he loved his pinot noir.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

Where 'Nonnas' Know the Wine

Where 'Nonnas' Know the Wine | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Only two of the nine grandmothers, or "nonnas," working in the kitchen of Staten Island's Enoteca Maria actually live on Staten Island and there are probably about as many native oenophiles among the restaurant's wine drinking crowd.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

Gerard Perse, owner of Château Pavie: “We can’t sell at 2010 prices. That’s not serious.”

Gerard Perse, owner of Château Pavie: “We can’t sell at 2010 prices. That’s not serious.” | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
In Bordeaux, price seems to be the topic on everyone's mind. Wine Spectator 's 2011 Bordeaux barrel tastings have shown a vintage of mixed quality.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

About high taxes on wine in Singapore

About high taxes on wine in Singapore | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

During the recent trip to Singapore to judge at the WSA Wine Challenge, a part of FHA 2012 to be held on April 17-20, it was quite surprising to hear from the locals and the organizers ruing about the high taxes on wine in Singapore, especially when we have seen our shoulders droop with the weight of a very high tax regime in India but they do have a valid point, writes Subhash Arora.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

Robert Parker report: 'Appearance of impropriety' in Campo/Miller arrangements

Robert Parker report: 'Appearance of impropriety' in Campo/Miller arrangements | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
The Wine Advocate’s arrangements in Spain last year created ‘inappropriate ambiguity’ and fell short of the high standards the organisation sets itself, an investigation has found.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

Russian fizz goes public

Russian fizz goes public | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Russia’s largest sparkling wine producer Abrau Durso has gone public placing a 10% stake on the Russian MICEX-RTS.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

French wines are well worth it

French wines are well worth it | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
There are thousands of wines that are being produced today all over the world that I will never get to taste in my lifetime. I try to taste as many wines that are new to me as I can every year. I am always hoping to find my new favorite wine.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

2011 Pauillac Wine, a Mixed Success in Bordeaux

2011 Pauillac Wine, a Mixed Success in Bordeaux | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
2011 was a difficult year for Bordeaux wine makers located the Pauillac appellation. In some ways, the results are similar to what was achieved in 2001.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

Penfolds chief winemaker Peter Gago says Penfolds is moving back to natural cork bottle closures.

Penfolds chief winemaker Peter Gago says Penfolds is moving back to natural cork bottle closures. | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Penfolds chief winemaker Peter Gago says Penfolds - which uses screwcaps on all its wines except Grange - is moving back to natural cork bottle closures...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

One of Sonoma's Oldest Zin Vineyards Gets a New Lease on Life

One of Sonoma's Oldest Zin Vineyards Gets a New Lease on Life | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
One of California's best sweet spots for great old-vine Zinfandel is a remote little valley in western Russian River not far from Forestville. The best-known vineyard there is Jackass Hill, which was first planted in 1889 and is notably bottled by Martinelli Winery.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Vitabella Luxury Wine / Twitter @Vitabellawine / Also check www.vitabella.fr
Scoop.it!

Treasury Wine Estates sales team go social with Chatter

Treasury Wine Estates sales team go social with Chatter | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
TREASURY Wine Estates has sealed a deal with cloud computing pioneer Salesforce.com for a new customer relationship management that will consolidate seven platforms into one.
more...
No comment yet.