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The Wine of Shangri-La

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China Wine Online are reporting that Pierre Lurton, General Manager and Chief Winemaker of Chateau Cheval Blanc and d”Yquem, is searching for land in Shangri-La in Yunnan province for a new vineyard.

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Will China buy more foreign wineries? 20 wine questions for 2012

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The Mayans forecast a cataclysmic finish for 2012. My crystal wine glasses are not as clear, so instead of forecasts, I ask twenty questions relevant to the wine world in 2012.

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Jefford on Monday: The Winegrower's Perspective

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Tasting great wines is a privilege. They gather light and warmth into the mouth, as well as offering a sensorial synopsis of distant places on earth; they mean time spent with beauty.
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New year thoughts — jamie goode's wine blog

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Although it’s an arbitrary date in the diary, January 1st is a good time to think about fresh starts. We all need a fresh start now and then, and once a year is quite a good frequency.

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Oxidation and minerality

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Is oxidation increasing the minerality in wine? First time I heard this statement was from Anselme Selosse.

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New Year Resolutions?

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I’ve never been one for resolutions; but then I’m fortunate in that I don’t have any health-damaging addictions I need to give up.

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Bordeaux from the 1980s, part 1

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Here we are! Nearly 2012. For wine lovers, the end of a year seems to increase the need to taste superb wines. At least, I feel that rush. And thank my lucky stars for having fellow wine lovers to share such experiences.

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Review of the Chateaux Purchased in Bordeaux by Chinese Investors

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Of the two chateaux recently purchased by Chinese investors Chateau Barateau, in the Haut Medoc, is the more well known. Barateau lies on a chalky clay south facing hilltop, along from Chateaux Lagrange and Tour Carnet, on the road to Saint Julien in the commune of Saint Laurent.

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Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape Rhone Wine

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Beaucastel is perhaps the most famous Chateauneuf du Pape wine. The property dates back to 1549, when the Noble Pierre de Beaucastel purchased the vineyard land. Over a century passed before , Pierre de Beaucastel was appointed as “Capitaine de la vieille de Courthezon” by Louis XIV 14, in 1687.
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Chateau d'Yquem The World's Greatest Sweet Wine

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Chateau d'Yquem Bordeaux Sauternes producer wine tasting notes, history of the estate, images, technical information.
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Wine Review: La Vieille Ferme 2009 Rhone Red

Wine Review: La Vieille Ferme 2009 Rhone Red | Wine website, Wine magazine...What’s Hot Today on Wine Blogs? | Scoop.it

To prepare for the holiday, and get a rest after the close of a busy Fall-Winter semester, Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews will be taking it easy this coming week.
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In-Flight Gripes: About Choosing wines for an airline

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It was three weeks ago today, returning from an impromptu visit in Toronto, that I had to double-take to see what my neighbour and fellow WestJet traveler was drinking as his in-flight beverage. Behold! It was a mini-bottle of Chardonnay made the world’s largest family winery Ernest & Julio Gallo – a product that a sommelier rarely feels comfortable having at arm’s reach.

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This Budd’s For You: Pancho Campo’s Past, Jay Miller’s Unpublished Tasting Notes

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A Trip to the Past and Future with a Spanish White

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Wine Spectator senior editor Dana Nigro and her friends retreated to a nearby tapas restaurant after being driven from their original destination by an overly enthusiastic DJ, where they found a delightful Godello, the Rafael Palacios Godello...
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Recent Vintages from Phelan-Segur

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Report on a visit to Château Phélan-Ségur in October 2011; includes a tasting of vintages from 2010 back to 2000, as well as 2011 varietal barrel samples.
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My review of the year by Jancis Robinson

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Perhaps the best thing to happ⁞en in the wine world in 2011 was the increasing realisation that 2010 was such a good vintage in so many wine regions.
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Chateau Gruaud Larose (St. Julien) 1982

Chateau Gruaud Larose (St. Julien) 1982 | Wine website, Wine magazine...What’s Hot Today on Wine Blogs? | Scoop.it
We've had our nieces here visiting this week. One of them was born in 1982, so for the farewell dinner I opened one of the last 1982 clarets left in my cellar.
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A yogic hangover cure

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I seem not to get hangovers anymore. Not sure why. Maybe I just don't drink enough these days? In addition, the most spiritual I get is fasting on Yom Kippir, pagan Morris Dance stuff, Biodynamics and viticulture.
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The third New Year Great Blind Champagne Tasting video!

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So here it is. The third installment of the Great Blind Champagne Tasting, which is – by tradition – held on new year’s eve. This years’ was bigger (16 wines) and longer than ever. But I hope you’ll find it gripping viewing.

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Out with Bordeaux, In with the….?

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With 2011 now down to its final hours, I have been playing grape skin prophet and giving some thought to what the major wine stories of 2012 are likely to be. My guess is that the biggest story of the coming year will be the continuation of what I believe was the biggest story of 2011: the declining importance of Bordeaux.

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Ten Years On: The 2001 Vintage (part 1)

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A tasting of wines from the 2001 vintage, presented in two parts. In part one, the wines of France and Italy; wines from Huet, Pierre-Bise, Baumard, Trimbach, Beaucastel, Domaine de Courbis, Filhot and many more.
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Joël Robuchon at Gala Dinner at L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon in Taipei

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Chef Joël Robuchon and Chef Philippe Braun visited L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon in Taipei, Taiwan in December, 2011 for a special gala dinner.
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2011 Wine in Context Awards: The Tastings

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2011 Wine in Context Awards. I look back at my favourite tasting of 2011, featuring wines going back to 1924, and there is a booby prize too.
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Tablas Creek Vineyard Blog: A Tale of Two Grenaches

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About a week ago, I got back from our annual pilgrimage to the Yosemite Vintners' Holidays event held at the beautiful Ahwahnee Hotel each fall. At this event -- which I wrote about a few years ago and which I...
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A tasting of hipster wines

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I recently tweeted that I'd be leading a tasting of hipster wines. "Will you wear a wool hat?," someone asked in response.
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