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2014 Predictions | Wine Spectator

2014 Predictions | Wine Spectator | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Wine Spectator uncorks what's on tap for the coming year, from the always-obvious pop star wines, like Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, to counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan's next move and legal wrangling over who can and cannot call themselves a Duck, as...
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Wine predictions 2014

Wine predictions 2014 | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Prices of burgundy are set to rise, but it's looking to be a good year for sauternes
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Jay McInerney tracks down Anselme Selosse, the reclusive French vintner who helped uncork a bubbling Champagne movement

Jay McInerney tracks down Anselme Selosse, the reclusive French vintner who helped uncork a bubbling Champagne movement | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Grower Champagnes are the indie bands of the world's most famous sparkling-wine region. Wall Street Journal wine columnist Jay McInerney tracks down the reclusive vintner who stands at the movement's forefront.
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Tradition, and change, in 10 key wines of 2013

Tradition, and change, in 10 key wines of 2013 | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

There were a number of lessons to be found in my list of 10 most memorable wines for the year, including the manifest charms of California and the timelessness of old vines. But primarily, there was a realization that we're in the midst of an up-is-down rethinking of wine and its geography.

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WSJ wine columnist Lettie Teague profiles pioneering importer Martine Saunier

WSJ wine columnist Lettie Teague profiles pioneering importer Martine Saunier | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Martine Saunier pioneered an import business that's brought Americans some of the greatest wines of Burgundy and the Rhône.
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2013 Best of Wine Spectator's Unfiltered

2013 Best of Wine Spectator's Unfiltered | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Wine Spectator's Unfiltered column presents the Top 10 items of 2013, when musical Moscato mania became an epidemic, with Nicki Minaj and Warren G leading the way, but disasters, from winery fires to shipwrecks to overturned trailers, kept readers...
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What Does Wine Enlightenment Look Like?

What Does Wine Enlightenment Look Like? | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Do you still drink the same wines you did when you started drinking wine? I don't, and I'm guessing you don't either.

It's a truism that understanding wine is a journey. With so many styles and types of wine out there, it's natural that people start in one place and end in another.

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What is a grape variety? What is a clone?

What is a grape variety? What is a clone? | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
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How smart is your nose when it comes to the world of wine?

How smart is your nose when it comes to the world of wine? | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Of all the catastrophes to befall a wine professional, losing one's ability to smell might rank highest.
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Gains of 3.6% and 7.6% this year with Pavie and Angélus while fine wine market down

Gains of 3.6% and 7.6% this year with Pavie and Angélus while fine wine market down | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

While the value of the fine wine market has declined for a third consecutive year, 2013 has been a good year for Champagne, DRC, Super Tuscans and Right Bank Bordeaux.

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Hugh Johnson on His Life in Wine

Hugh Johnson on His Life in Wine | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Hugh Johnson on His Life in Wine. After a long career in traditional publishing, the best-selling writer is now a Twitter devotee.
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Indonesian Wine collector faces possible sentence of 40 years

Indonesian Wine collector faces possible sentence of 40 years | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Rudy Kurniawan did something unprecedented in the world of rare wines in 2006. An Acker, Merrall & Condit auction of his wines raised $24.7 million, the largest total ever for a single consignor. On Wednesday, Dec.
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Could a New Tool Prevent Oxidation in Winemaking?

Could a New Tool Prevent Oxidation in Winemaking? | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
When it comes to keeping their wine safe from oxidation—the chemical reactions with air that can spoil a wine—the tools at a winemaker’s disposal are limited.
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Top Ten Wine and Food Resolutions for 2014

Top Ten Wine and Food Resolutions for 2014 | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Top Ten Wine and Food Resolutions for 2014 for wines, wine tasting, wine and food pairing and more for the year
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What to expect in wine for 2014

What to expect in wine for 2014 | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Dave McIntyre sees lower alcohol levels, bargains from Portugal and Spain, and a chardonnay revival.
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Argentina Tries to Give Malbec More Status

Argentina Tries to Give Malbec More Status | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Winemakers lend class to Bordeaux blends by relying primarily on French cabernet and malbec.
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Tim Hanni debunks wine pairing myths

Tim Hanni debunks wine pairing myths | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Women for WineSense are a savvy lot, so there was more than one raised eyebrow when Master of Wine Tim Hanni proposed they have a dill pickle with their cabernet
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Why EDGAR POE will boost Brand Communication in 2014 ?

Why EDGAR POE will boost Brand Communication in 2014 ? | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

How good are you at Edgar Poe? Since 2009, this is a question I keep asking when I visit wine estates that decided to boost their international communication. « Taking wine estates to the next level » is VitaBella Luxury Wine’s motto and it is consequently necessary for us to know where these wine brands come from and where they stand now. 

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Domaine Drouhin Buys 279-Acre Vineyard in Oregon

Domaine Drouhin Buys 279-Acre Vineyard in Oregon | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Domaine Drouhin has essentially doubled its estate vineyard holdings in Oregon with the purchase of picturesque Roserock, a 279-acre property in Oregon’s Eola-Amity Hills AVA, Wine Spectator reports.
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Chateau Pavie, best performer of the Year with 3 wines among Top 10. Italian Masseto ranked 1st in Top 10

Chateau Pavie, best performer of the Year with 3 wines among Top 10. Italian Masseto ranked 1st in Top 10 | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Fine-Wine Prices Fall for 3rd Year Running. Optimists were proved wrong this year, as fine-wine prices, particularly from Bordeaux's Left Bank, failed to ignite buyers' interest.
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Wine's brave new world is vintage Lynch

Wine's brave new world is vintage Lynch | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

"I have been called a Kurmudgeon," writes Kermit Lynch in the new edition of "Adventures on the Wine Route" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux; 276 pages; $28), his influential book. And it's a good time for Lynch to be feisty.

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Chinese billionaire Lam Kok and Bordeaux Chateau Owner Killed in Tragic Helicopter crash

Chinese billionaire Lam Kok and Bordeaux Chateau Owner Killed in Tragic Helicopter crash | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Breaking News, Bordeaux Chateau Owner James Gregoire Killed in Tragic Helicopter Crash. Details on the crash reports and recent sale of the chateau
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How to navigate New York City's wine bars

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A Cellar for Any Situation, Any Price

A Cellar for Any Situation, Any Price | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Wine suggestions for several possible types of holiday gatherings, from romantic dinners for two to football takeout.
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