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VINISUD Asia, Taste the spirit of Tavel !

VINISUD Asia, Taste the spirit of Tavel ! | Once Upon A Vine | Scoop.it
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Once Upon A Vine is proud to represent the renowned Château de Trinquevedel Tavel wine, "the King of Rosés" at Vinisud Asia in Shanghai (Feb. 26-28). Be romantic... Drink Tavel !

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How to Pronounce Weird Wine Names: A Wine Pronunciation Guide

How to Pronounce Weird Wine Names: A Wine Pronunciation Guide | Once Upon A Vine | Scoop.it
Tokaji Aszú? Txakolina? Easy as pie, thanks to our weird wine pronunciation guide.
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An A-Z guide to French wine

An A-Z guide to French wine | Once Upon A Vine | Scoop.it
An A-Z guide to French wine Everything you need to know about French wine in one handy list.
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The syrah grape is queen in the Crozes-Hermitage

The syrah grape is queen in the Crozes-Hermitage | Once Upon A Vine | Scoop.it
The French like to say of Crozes-Hermitage "La Syrah est ici chez elle". Roughly translated, it means that the syrah grape is sitting pretty in its natural habitat on left bank of the Rhône river. Here the sprawling appellation of Crozes-Hermitage spreads out behind the Valrhona chocolate town of Tain, surrounding the commanding hill of Hermitage from which these grand and potent wines take their name.
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Briskness in the air - Decanter China

Briskness in the air - Decanter China | Once Upon A Vine | Scoop.it
Briskness in the air
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First, because it lies close to Châteauneuf-du-Pape, uses the same mix of principal grape varieties, and yet smells and tastes utterly and comprehensively different to Châteauneuf.
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Gigondas and more...

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The Reverse Wine Snob: Chateau de Trinquevedel Tavel Rosé 2013 - A Serious Rosé From A Place Serious About Rosé

The Reverse Wine Snob: Chateau de Trinquevedel Tavel Rosé 2013 - A Serious Rosé From A Place Serious About Rosé | Once Upon A Vine | Scoop.it
The Reverse Wine Snob: Chateau de Trinquevedel Tavel Rosé 2011 - A Serious Rosé From A Place Serious About Rosé. Grab a few bottles for your Thanksgiving feast. Reviews of the best wine under $20.
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Languedoc : Les AOC tentent la communication virale

Languedoc : Les AOC tentent la communication virale | Once Upon A Vine | Scoop.it
Un cellier ambulant qui parle et interpelle les passants dans la rue. C’est la toute dernière trouvaille du CIVL (Comité interprofessionnel des vins du Languedoc) pour promouvoir les appellations du Languedoc sur les marchés étrangers. Ce cellier mobile, imaginé par Sopexa Canada, a fait...
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Topwine in Beijing

Topwine in Beijing has started this morning. Rhone Valley wines are getting more and more popular. The stars are Domaine des Bernardins, Chateau de Trinquevedel, Domaine des Chanssaud & Chateau Noel St-Laurent.
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Wine tasting in Taipei

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The Taipei "Talents des vignobles français" wine tasting has started. More than 200 professionals are attending.
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China, EU end wine battle - European Voice

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“China, EU end wine battle European Voice Both the polysilicon and wine disputes were widely seen as by-products of a major battle last year between the EU and China over the dumping of Chinese solar panels on the European market.”
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Wine Tasting in China: Lost in Translation

Wine Tasting in China: Lost in Translation | Once Upon A Vine | Scoop.it
A hint of fermented cabbage, deep undertones of lychee? The WSJ's Jason Chow explains how these new wine descriptors help Chinese connoisseurs understand the complexities of wine.
Copyright 2013, Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
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That's exactly what we say when we conduct wine tastings in China: tasting is not scientific, it's totally cultural. 

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China Overtakes France to Become Largest Consumer of Red Wine - China Briefing

China Overtakes France to Become Largest Consumer of Red Wine - China Briefing | Once Upon A Vine | Scoop.it
China Overtakes France to Become Largest Consumer of Red Wine China Briefing Worldwide consumption of wine is predicted to continue growing, with an increase of nearly 5 percent in the period leading up to 2017.
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What Is Côtes du Rhône? - The Daily Meal

What Is Côtes du Rhône? - The Daily Meal | Once Upon A Vine | Scoop.it
The Daily Meal
What Is Côtes du Rhône?
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Next comes Côtes du Rhône Villages, then Côtes du Rhône Villages with a specific name attached, such as Côtes du Rhône Villages Cairanne.
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A clear explaination but nothing can beat the tasting experience!

 

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Decanter travel guide to Southern Rhone - Decanter

Decanter travel guide to Southern Rhone - Decanter | Once Upon A Vine | Scoop.it
Mary Dowey - Decanter- suggests a visit to the rugged landscapes of the southern Rhône, beautiful at any time of year
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Vin doux naturel - Naturallly Sweet Wines of Southern France

Vin doux naturel - Naturallly Sweet Wines of Southern France | Once Upon A Vine | Scoop.it
A quick guide to the delectable vins doux naturels of southern France.
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Featuring Domaine des Bernardins, the amazing Muscat de Beaumes de Venise. Our choice!
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L'appellation "vin de France", une arme redoutable pour reconquérir le marché mondial - challenges.fr

L'appellation "vin de France", une arme redoutable pour reconquérir le marché mondial - challenges.fr | Once Upon A Vine | Scoop.it

INTERVIEW. Serge Tintané, le président d’Anivin, le groupement des producteurs de "vins de France", défend becs et ongles cette nouvelle appellation.


Via Mediadoc - centre de documentation AgroSup Dijon
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Can Music Change the Way Your Wine Tastes? - Wall Street Journal

Can Music Change the Way Your Wine Tastes? - Wall Street Journal | Once Upon A Vine | Scoop.it
Studies show music can influence which wines you buy and how they taste when you’re drinking them. Lettie Teague conducts a few nonscientific experiments of her own.
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Don't know but what's sure is that wine do change the way you listen to music...

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France's anti-alcohol lobby forces Rhone wine body to change advert slogan - decanter.com

France's anti-alcohol lobby forces Rhone wine body to change advert slogan - decanter.com | Once Upon A Vine | Scoop.it
Cotes du Rhone winemakers are the latest to fall foul of France’s anti-alcohol lobby after being ordered to change the slogan on an advertising campaign, but a court ruled the advert's image could remain.
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Bordeaux: Elever le vin en mer le rend-il meilleur?

Bordeaux: Elever le vin en mer le rend-il meilleur? | Once Upon A Vine | Scoop.it
Le Château Larrivet-Haut-Brion dans le Bordelais a mené une expérience consistant à plonger dans le Bassin d’Arcachon une barrique de son millésime 2009. Les résultats sont étonnants…
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Nouveau à Bordeaux: après le vin bio, le vin élevé sous la mer!

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Swiss wines’ splendid neighbour: Côtes du Rhône

Swiss wines’ splendid neighbour: Côtes du Rhône | Once Upon A Vine | Scoop.it
Côtes du Rhône, literally the “banks of the Rhone”, is a beautiful wine area, the continuation of a broad ribbon of vineyards that starts in Switzerland’s upper Valais region, threading its way through the length of Valais, Vaud and finally Geneva before reaching France.
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Guangzhou Tasting

Guangzhou Tasting | Once Upon A Vine | Scoop.it
Tasting Château Noel St-Laurent (Côtes du Rhône) in Guangzhou, China. Perfect wine for a Saturday afternoon party.
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Lutte anticontrefaçon : La Chine lance le label PEOP

Lutte anticontrefaçon : La Chine lance le label PEOP | Once Upon A Vine | Scoop.it
C’est sur le secteur du vin que le gouvernement chinois va tester son nouveau label PEOP (Protected Eco Origin Product by China), créé en collaboration technique avec la société ATT (Advanced Track and Trace). « Le degré d’exigence sur l’origine des produits augmente en Chine, témoigne...
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Habano-Sommelier: Fabrice Sommier remet son titre en jeu et termine à nouveau 1er ! : LYON SAVEURS

Habano-Sommelier: Fabrice Sommier remet son titre en jeu et termine à nouveau 1er ! : LYON SAVEURS | Once Upon A Vine | Scoop.it
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Congratulations! But personally, I would recommend the Siglo VI with a Muscat "hors d'age" from Domaine des Bernardins at Beaumes de Venise… What a match!

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The Art of The Iberian Pig - A Week in The Heart of Spanish Pork Country - Part 1 - Segovia and Avila

The Art of The Iberian Pig - A Week in The Heart of Spanish Pork Country - Part 1 - Segovia and Avila | Once Upon A Vine | Scoop.it
“ The eating of pork is taboo in some religious cultures, but for many others who eat animal flesh, the pig is widely considered the most delicious of meats. Few, if any, cultures have done more to e...”
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And the best part of it is "la Pluma".... Lumpy
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What's that intoxicating scent in the south of France? - The Globe and Mail

What's that intoxicating scent in the south of France? - The Globe and Mail | Once Upon A Vine | Scoop.it
What's that intoxicating scent in the south of France?
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It's when we reach the village of Châteauneuf-du-Pape that the garrigue manifests not just in the air, but in the wine.
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A nice article to inhale...

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French wine exports dip on small 2012 harvest - decanter.com

French wine exports dip on small 2012 harvest - decanter.com | Once Upon A Vine | Scoop.it
French wine exports dip on small 2012 harvest
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The group highlighted Alsace, Languedoc-Roussillon and Cotes du Rhone as top performers.
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