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How the best of Shiraz changes preconceptions

How the best of Shiraz changes preconceptions | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Most people have the impression that Shiraz is a strong wine. But a recent tasting of Australian Shiraz changes my mind.
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Top movies for wine lovers

Top movies for wine lovers | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
If you’re a lover of wine, chances are you’ll be drawn to, or at least intrigued by, movies that prominently feature wines.
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A Summer Fling: Cru Beaujolais

A Summer Fling: Cru Beaujolais | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
"THE NEGOTIANTS USED to deduct 10 francs from the price of a barrel because the road was so steep," says Vincent Audras of Le Clos de Haute-Combe, a cheerful octogenarian, looking down the precipitous slope just in front of his stone farmhouse perched high above the French village of Juliénas.
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Napa's 2009s herald what great Cabernet can be

Napa's 2009s herald what great Cabernet can be | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
There's debate these days as to what makes for a great vintage. In some minds it might be a year like 2007 in Napa Valley, brimming with warmth and sun. Or perhaps 2008, which enjoyed that ripeness although in a...
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Wine: the pros and cons of natural wine

Wine: the pros and cons of natural wine | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Sure, natural wines take a bit of getting used to, but that's the way it is with any new taste experience, says Fiona Beckett...
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A joke about Chateau Malartic Lagraviere

A joke about Chateau Malartic Lagraviere | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Finally we have a release which I at first thought a joke, but apparently not. Malartic Lagraviere has released it’s 2011 red and white, at 27€ for the red and 42€ for the white. The négociant I was speaking to as I got the first email on he subject...

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Bordeaux bankers

Bordeaux bankers | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Investing in wine has left an unfamiliar taste in the mouth in recent months, with the price of certain vintages falling steeply in 2011.
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SecondMarket Acts to Offset Facebook Fees Selling Wine, Art

SecondMarket Acts to Offset Facebook Fees Selling Wine, Art | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

The challenge to replace those sales has forced SecondMarket Chief Executive Officer Barry Silbert, 36, to turn to even more exotic investment opportunities to retain his 100,000 wealthy individuals and institutions: wine...

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Sonoma Valley Sun | Wine and music – or vice versa?

Sonoma Valley Sun | Wine and music – or vice versa? | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Sonoma County is rife with winemakers and musicians. There are winemakers who make music and there are musicians who make wine. Rich Little is truly in that latter category, a musician who also makes wine.

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Greek winemakers see crisis as glass half-full

Greek winemakers see crisis as glass half-full | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Greek winemakers are notpricing their wares in drachmas - yet.The winemakers, visiting New York as part of an international promotional...

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In US, Wine Consumption Stays Steady

In US, Wine Consumption Stays Steady | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
The Wine Market Council reports that wine consumption in the U.S. has held steady over the past three years, despite economic hardship.
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Spanish Wine: Great Values for Ready Drinking

Spanish Wine: Great Values for Ready Drinking | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
A few tastings of current Spanish releases in recent weeks have driven home for me two facts: Spanish wines are not only great bargains, they are also ideally suited to the American palate.
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Sheraton teams with Wine Spectator for 'Social Hour'

Sheraton teams with Wine Spectator for 'Social Hour' | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Starwood's Sheraton chain is launching a wine-tasting hour as well as a new wine menu curated by Wine Spectator, the wine lover's bible.
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Jay McInerney: 'I was fortunate to get a lot of mileage out of my vices'

Jay McInerney: 'I was fortunate to get a lot of mileage out of my vices' | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
He might have quit drugs but the celebrated American author hasn't given up on hedonism – breakfast is always improved with a bottle of the world's best wine...
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Look to Washington for value on good wine

Look to Washington for value on good wine | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Although California makes 10 times as much wine as all other states combined, Wine Adviser Paul Gregutt believes it is Washington (and in some instances, Oregon) that offers the widest variety of value wines.
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Devil in the drop

Devil in the drop | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Ute Junker savours an ice wine with rock-star connections in the Okanagan Valley. Over a glass of rose cabernet franc, heady with the scent of strawberries, Australian Andrew Moon tells me he has found the promised land of winemaking. Surprisingly, it's in an unexpectedly sunny pocket of British Columbia.

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What's Happening At Lot18 ?

What's Happening At Lot18 ? | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Last Friday, Lot18made a company-wide announcement. If employees weren't happy at the young flash-sale wine site, they could resign by May 18 and receive one month's pay.

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Armenia: A Pioneering Winery Brings Winemaking Back to its Roots

Armenia: A Pioneering Winery Brings Winemaking Back to its Roots | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Oenophiles tend to classify wines into either coming from the "old world" -- France, Spain, Italy and other European countries that have traditionally produced wine -- and the "new world," which inclu...
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Food is the new rock? We wine people are smirking

Food is the new rock? We wine people are smirking | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

So this week, the notion of food being the new rock became a thing . Maybe it was a good thing, maybe it was a bad thing. Whatever. It was a thing.

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Inside the oenophilic mind of Jay McInerney: The man knows his wine, and isn't shy about it

Inside the oenophilic mind of Jay McInerney: The man knows his wine, and isn't shy about it | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Reading Jay McInerney’s wine columns, you can’t help thinking how far he’s come since “Bright Lights, Big City,” that 1984 ode to the excesses of the Reagan era.
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36 Hours in Napa Valley

36 Hours in Napa Valley | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
The array of sensory indulgences here can make you dizzy before you’ve even had your first glass of local wine.
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Wine and Jubilees for Jack Nicklaus and the Queen

Wine and Jubilees for Jack Nicklaus and the Queen | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Golf royalty Jack Nicklaus will celebrate the 50th anniversary of his first ever PGA victory—the 1962 U.S. Open—by releasing a new commemorative Napa Cabernet, priced at $600.
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The Bitter Economics of Sweet Wines

The Bitter Economics of Sweet Wines | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Given that Sauternes is widely regarded as the world's greatest sweet-wine-producing region, the 2011s should be easy to sell. Not quite. Sweet wine is out of fashion.
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Riesling Wine Fan Gets a Taste for Kiwi

Riesling Wine Fan Gets a Taste for Kiwi | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
America’s great partisan of Riesling wine, New York restaurateur Paul Grieco, made a swing through the Antipodes recently. As he told a tasting in the Big Apple this week, he came back wowed by the Kiwi makes, now second only to the historic German varietal in his estimation.
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Stamford Targets $100 Million for Bordeaux Wines, Jade Antiques

Stamford Targets $100 Million for Bordeaux Wines, Jade Antiques | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Stamford Management Group, a Singapore-based family office that oversees about $300 million,
is seeking $100 million from investors as it opens up funds that buy French Bordeaux wines and jade antiques.

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