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Bordeaux Meets Cantonese Cuisine

Bordeaux Meets Cantonese Cuisine | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Wine columnist Will Lyons reports from this year’s Fête le Vin, where Asian food and Bordeaux wine were on the menu.
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Having fun with wine

Having fun with wine | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Wine had once carried the unfortunate stigma of only being for the rich or snobby --or both. But recently, a fun twist has been put on the beverage-- adding colorful attractive labels and blending grape varietals--making them more friendly to the masses.

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Effeuillage at Château Pichon-Longueville Baron

Effeuillage at Château Pichon-Longueville Baron | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

This week we are in the vineyard with Joël Dupuy, the chef de culture at Château Pichon-Longueville Baron, who will show us what we are doing in the vineyard at the moment, the effeuillage.

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Bordeaux 2009s enter the Liv-ex Indices

Bordeaux 2009s enter the Liv-ex Indices | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
The beginning of July saw updates to the Liv-ex Indices as they welcomed the addition of the 2009s. On the Liv-ex Fine Wine 100, low liquidity pushed out several 1990s (Cos D’Estournel, Krug, Leoville Las Cases, Montrose, Pichon Baron) and...
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School days rivalry leads to pocket sommelier

School days rivalry leads to pocket sommelier | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Daniel Feder creates WineLuxury, a database of wine lists from restaurants along with tasting notes and food pairing recommendations from sommeliers.
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Wine: how it is served is as important as the wine itself

Wine: how it is served is as important as the wine itself | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
I was over at a friend’s house for a birthday barbecue and, as per usual, I brought the wine. All the bottles were already open, and one person asked me: “Why?” I replied that I always open my bottles in the morning, even when I am drinking at home.
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South African Chenin Blancs Aren’t What They Used to Be

South African Chenin Blancs Aren’t What They Used to Be | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
At a recent tasting of 20 bottles of chenin blanc from South Africa, the wine panel was surprised, and not in a good way.
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The City/Suburban Wine Divide

The City/Suburban Wine Divide | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Although it sits just north of the Bronx, Westchester County is a world apart from New York, especially when it comes to wine and wine drinkers. Or so it would seem.
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Natural Wine Becomes a Crime

Natural Wine Becomes a Crime | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
If you follow along here at Wine Time, you know that we frequently cover Natural wine and the vitriol-fueled debate on Natural wine that often eclipses the wines themselves (and we have written about Natural wine in Texas here).
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The History of Wine and the Future of Tomatoes

The History of Wine and the Future of Tomatoes | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
We sacrifice a lot of flavor in our quest for cheap, easily shipped food. But the industry is headed in the right direction. It's only a matter of time before tomatoes will have their Paris Wine Tasting moment.
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US fine wine market larger than thought

US fine wine market larger than thought | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Speaking at the Fine and Rare Specialist course at Vienna’s Palais Coburg on 29 June, he said that annual US fine wine sales through retailers amounted to US$3.2 billion, before commenting, “The US is a larger fine wine market than people think”.

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The ins and outs of wine-tasting terminology

The ins and outs of wine-tasting terminology | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Maybe I've been writing about wine too long (40 years), but I'm no longer amused by newcomers to wine writing who leap into the subject feet first and decry the terminology we old-timers use.
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French Wine Collector François Audouze Praises Cypriot Wines

French Wine Collector François Audouze Praises Cypriot Wines | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Famous French wine collector François Audouze found out about a wine sale in Drouot, France, including different samples of the first half of the 19th century...
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Are Too Many Regions in a Winery State of Mind?

Are Too Many Regions in a Winery State of Mind? | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Sure, we all love a good pinot noir from the Pacific Northwest. But what about a zinfandel from Cape Cod? Has American wine-making gone too far in its obsession with regional production?
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Nicolas Perrin embraces Vin de France

Nicolas Perrin embraces Vin de France | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

A joint venture between Jaboulet and the Perrin family from the Southern Rhône, Nicolas Perrin launched at the end of 2009 with just four wines – a St Joseph, Hermitage white and red, and a Côte Rôtie. Having since built on this offering, Jaboulet confirmed: “Now we have a complete range of Northern Rhône wines, from Condrieu to Cornas.”

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The Lafite Phenomenon

The Lafite Phenomenon | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
There are at least eight Bordeaux wines that can rival Château Lafite Rothschild's immediate charm, but the Pauillac estate has in recent years eclipsed them all. Columnist Will Lyons on the Lafite phenomenon.
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Wines From Macedonia Are Coming!

Wines From Macedonia Are Coming! | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Don't know where Macedonia is? It'll be on your radar soon enough once you taste their wines. Read more after the jump.
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Soave has come a long way from the Bolla of old

Soave has come a long way from the Bolla of old | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Remember the Soave Bolla commercials from the 1970s and ’80s? They seemed like outtakes from bad Italian movies. But worse, while Bolla reached millions of people and became the most imported wine in the U.S., the name Soave was tarnished — not least because the wine was barely palatable.

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A Family Winery in California Goes Up in Flames

A Family Winery in California Goes Up in Flames | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
A family winery in California's Sierra Foothills burned to the ground this week, but Oakstone Winery's Smith family promises to rebuild. Also this week, Chinese archaelogists play "What's in the box?
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One Burgundy, so many different wines

One Burgundy, so many different wines | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Burgundy lies between a rock and a hard place. It is the only French wine region whose name is different in English and in French.
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Hidden wineries, great food make Paso Robles special

Hidden wineries, great food make Paso Robles special | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
While recognized as the third largest wine-growing region in California, Paso Robles remains an obscure and secluded portion of California’s Central Coast.
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Women of the Vine CEO makes fine wine

Women of the Vine CEO makes fine wine | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Deborah Brenner finds second act in life by turning her dream into a book, a bottle and then a wine business...
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Chianti: Vast Region Makes Vast Improvements

Chianti: Vast Region Makes Vast Improvements | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
We've seen quality improvement in wine over the past few decades, resulting in more and better access to better wines, from virtually all regions.
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With Sancerre, the soils matter

With Sancerre, the soils matter | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
To learn the mysteries of wine, we need to know geology. This simple observation can sustain doctoral dissertations, but was driven home to me recently in a 10-minute conversation with Roy Cloud, managing partner of the Washington importer Vintage 59.
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Eric Asimov Talks Wine Criticism, NYC Sommeliers

Eric Asimov Talks Wine Criticism, NYC Sommeliers | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
This week on sommelier Levi Dalton's I'll Drink To That podcast, he sits down with New York Times chief wine critic and former interim restaurant critic Eric Asimov to talk...
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