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Chinese Wine Drinkers like to drink Still

Chinese Wine Drinkers like to drink Still | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Mar 12: In the West and increasingly in India as well, celebrations like weddings, anniversaries and birthdays mean popping Champagne or cheaper bubblies but China has still not developed the palate for bubblies.

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To get the most from wine, you need to know your own tastes

To get the most from wine, you need to know your own tastes | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Know yourself, said the oracle – when you are choosing wines, it pays to try and work out what you actually like.
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'Stupendous' Vega Sicilia collection goes under the hammer

'Stupendous' Vega Sicilia collection goes under the hammer | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
A 'stupendous' selection of Vega Sicilia wines shipped direct from the legendary producer's cellars is to be auctioned by Sotheby's in Hong Kong early next month.
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Austria 2012 vintage: 'small, but high-quality'

Austria 2012 vintage: 'small, but high-quality' | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Austria's frost-affected 2012 vintage promises good quality wines across the board - but supplies of the country's flagship Gruner Veltliner are much reduced.
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Golden Woman Hangs Upside Down, Pours Napa Valley Wine

Golden Woman Hangs Upside Down, Pours Napa Valley Wine | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
“We’re trending above Nascar and the Oscars on twitter,” crows auctioneer Fritz Hatton, as he opens the 17th Premiere Napa Valley trade barrel auction with sharp bangs of his gavel.
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Italian Wine Superstar Antinori Opens To Public After 600 Years

Italian Wine Superstar Antinori Opens To Public After 600 Years | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Marchesi Antinori is the most famous house in Italian wine, and starting this month, for the very first time, guests can get an inside look - in Tuscany!
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Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie Wine Sells Out

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie Wine Sells Out | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Some 6,000 bottles of  “Miraval Rosé 2012″  from the French vineyard owned by Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie sold out today.

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Michel Chapoutier: "Wine is not made to be watched, it is made to be drunk!”

Michel Chapoutier: "Wine is not made to be watched, it is made to be drunk!” | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

He is Monsieur (M.) Michel Chapoutier, described as “one of the most highly respected wine makers in France.” M. Chapoutier, bought his family’s winery, Maison M. Chapoutier...

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When talking wine, all roads lead to Rhone

When talking wine, all roads lead to Rhone | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Rhone Vignobles is a group of boutique winemakers from the Rhone region of France. They visited Hong Kong and Shanghai in late February to raise awareness of, and find local markets for, their wines.
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Soon on Chinese television, the series 'Wine Beauty'

Soon on Chinese television, the series 'Wine Beauty' | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Remember that long-running television series set in the fictitious Tuscany Valley (a.k.a. Napa Valley) years ago?
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Rivesaltes: A Complicated Wine to Explain, an Easy Wine to Drink

Rivesaltes: A Complicated Wine to Explain, an Easy Wine to Drink | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
This little-known sweet fortified wine from French Catalonia deserves attention
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New Top Scores for the 4 Crus from Sicilian Wine Estate Gulfi

New Top Scores for the 4 Crus from Sicilian Wine Estate Gulfi | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Since the 2005 vintage, the Wine Advocate (Robert Parker) has regulalry reviewed the wines from Gulfi. Actually, the first statement made after giving 95 points to the 2005 NeroSanlore was: « When I think of benchmark producers...

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Two Top Bordeaux Estates Have New Investors

Two Top Bordeaux Estates Have New Investors | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
French inheritance battles and taxes continue to shake up Bordeaux, with Margaux third-growth Château d’Issan and St.-Emilion Grand Cru Classé Château Monbousquet both selling shares to outside investors in recent days.
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How New Jersey Could Make Itself the Next Napa

How New Jersey Could Make Itself the Next Napa | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
To grow its wine business, New Jersey needs to channel its inner Tony Soprano.
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Gangnam Style Wine Videos: What Winemakers Do During Off-Season

Gangnam Style Wine Videos: What Winemakers Do During Off-Season | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Gangnam Style at Jordan, John Jordan in white Winemaking isn’t all barrels and grapes, even winemakers know it’s smart to take a break from the stress of harvest, bad weather, critical reviews and other myriad wine industry issues.
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Jancis Robinson on Condrieu Coteau de Vernon 2010

Jancis Robinson on Condrieu Coteau de Vernon 2010 | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Blind tasting is a very odd activity. Contrary to what many imagine, it has nothing to do with blindfolds. It involves tasting a wine without seeing the label and it can deliver shocking surprises.
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Jefford on Monday: Auction Fever

Jefford on Monday: Auction Fever | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Why buy wine at auction? After another affluent year in the salerooms, it seems as if auction purchasers enjoy paying over the odds -- and that’s before they’ve found handfuls of extra money for the alarming buyer’s premium (and local taxes).
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Ten 'perfect' wines, but is 2010 vintage for investors?

Ten 'perfect' wines, but is 2010 vintage for investors? | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Robert Parker, the US doyen of drinks critics, has spoken and the world of fine wine investors has listened. His latest pronouncements on the 2010 vintage of wines shows them to be of a great quality.
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Starring Film Role for Bordeaux Château

Starring Film Role for Bordeaux Château | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Clos Fourtet is coming to the big screen near you. Also in this week's Unfiltered, Danny Glover launches a wine for a cause, the Chinese make illegal tiger bone wine and science opens eyes to the secret behind beer goggles
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News Briefs for March 7, 2013 | Shanken News Daily

News Briefs for March 7, 2013 | Shanken News Daily | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Castle Brands is launching a new limited edition entry from the Jefferson’s small-batch Bourbon range, Jefferson’s Presidential Select 21-year-old Straight Bourbon Whiskey.
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First Jolie-Pitt rose wine vintage sells out within hours

First Jolie-Pitt rose wine vintage sells out within hours | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

The first 6,000 bottles of Miraval rose wine from a French vineyard owned by Hollywood stars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt sold out Thursday within hours of going on general sale.

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First wine from Pitt and Jolie's French vineyard to hit Web

First wine from Pitt and Jolie's French vineyard to hit Web | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
NICE, France (Reuters) - The first wine to be sold from a French vineyard owned by Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie will go on offer this week to online buyers with a thirst for celebrity.
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Tignanello & Stag's Leap Cask 23...Try the best wines of the class of 2008

Tignanello & Stag's Leap Cask 23...Try the best wines of the class of 2008 | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
The Marchese di Antinori Tignanello and the Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Cask 23 Cabernet Sauvignon are considered two of the best of the best of the best for the 2008 vintage.
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The Seven Habits of Highly Ineffective Wine People

The Seven Habits of Highly Ineffective Wine People | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Wine Spectator columnist Matt Kramer lists and addresses the Seven Habits of Highly Ineffective Wine People.
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A Spirited Salute: The Dorchester Collection's New Women In Wine Road Trip

A Spirited Salute: The Dorchester Collection's New Women In Wine Road Trip | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
The Dorchester Collection of posh hotels has put together an appealingly decadent spin on International Women's Day.
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