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OCTOBER 28, 2010 Dal Piaz to Italy's Top Winemakers: Embrace Social Media
Gregory Dal Piaz, Editor in Chief of Snooth, told a panel of Italy's top wine producers to embrace the new social media vanguard, namely wine bloggers. The challenge: To address the massive amount of information that consumers wade through regarding Italian wines which had been previously disseminated thru the wine press, thus opening lines of communication between producers and consumers.
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OCTOBER 27, 2010 And on the 19th Day.
It had just become evening, time to stop working, time to get dinner ready for the kids, time to have a glass of wine. I opened the door to the wine fridge and started rummaging around - I was looking for Muscadet, Marc Ollivier's 2009 Clos des Briords, to be exact.
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OCTOBER 25, 2010 Discovering the Wine Properties of AXA Millesimes
“A French insurance company owns a Chateau? the woman’s voice says, incredulous. Yes, one can imagine that most people think that a top wine chateau in Bordeaux is owned by a French aristocrat, yet the world has taken quite a turn since the days that this might have been the case.
DR. VINO Talking Chenin Blanc with Ken Forrester of South Africa
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2010
Ken Forrester likes Chenin Blanc. Just don’t call it Steen. His Stellenbosch vineyards, four miles from the ocean, are planted 50% to Chenin Blanc, also known as Steen locally to people other than Ken (he finds the local name too confusing.) In his opinion, the best Chenin needs cool and sunshine, which may sound like a paradox. MORE >>
VIGNA UVA VINO Castello Banfi Moscadello di Montalcino Florus 2007 DOC
| SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2010
Castello Banfi in Tuscany produces this beautiful Moscadello that is made with late harvest grapes gently pressed at low temperatures over the course of a few months. then stored in stainless steel. 85% of this batch is then blended with 15% from the previous vintage, and stored in oak for a year. Displays heady and strong aromas of honey and flowers, but then the flavors exude raisins, exotic fruits, painting a balanced sweet wine. excellent for dunking biscotti or on it's own. MORE >>
BROOKLYN GUY LOVES WINE Peter Liem on "The Variability of Experience."
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2010
This week's World of Fine Wine blog post is by Peter Liem, and you are cheating yourself if you don't take 10 minutes to read it and think about it. Here is a snippet from the post: Generally speaking, we don't deal well with the issue of variability in wine. We like things to be definitively laid out in black and white-we want to be able to know that a wine tastes a certain way, and have some guarantee that it fulfills the promise of its label when we open it. MORE >>
A WINE STORY Visiting Morlanda Winery in Priorat with Judit Llop
| SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2010
“We green harvest in the vineyard by fifty percent, says vivacious young Judit Llop, standing in a perfect-looking vineyard in the middle of harvest on a gorgeous sunny Fall day. “That’s why it grows so healthy and ripe. ?? Judit is the winemaker for Morlanda & Fra Guerau wineries located in the world-famous Denominacion de Origen Calificada (DOC) in Priorat, Spain. MORE >>
DR. VINO Lafite 08 speaks Chinese, wine profits, Bode Miller, Holland-sipped & spit
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2010
SIPPED: wine lifestyle…in New Hampshire. Bode Miller, the gold medal skier who once admitted to racing while hungover, plans to become a vintner in his home state of New Hampshire. It’s all downhill from here… [ Reuters ]. SIPPED: profits. Where are the profits in the American wine biz? MORE >>
- Lunch with Chantel of Champagne Philippe Gonet IMBIBE NEW YORK | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2010
- Sweet Red wine is GREAT! WINE TASTING GUY | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2010
- The World of Freixenet A WINE STORY | SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2010
- Waterlogged or machine concentrated? Ken Wright takes a stand DR. VINO | MONDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2010
- Breaking News -- BrooklynDaughters Drink Wine! BROOKLYN GUY LOVES WINE | MONDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2010
- A Visit to Segura Viudas with Vineyard Manager Sebastia Raventos Pascual A WINE STORY | SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2010
- A Visit to Solar Viejo with winemaker Jose Montilla A WINE STORY | SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2010
- Visiting Valdubon winery in Ribera del Duero with Javier Aladro A WINE STORY | SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2010
- The Freixenet Story … A WINE STORY | SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2010