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FEBRUARY 21, 2013 Cooked wine: how temperature affects fine wine
Don’t store fine wine in a sauna or on your take it with your next jungle expedition. But you knew that. Did you know that a wine’s can be chemical structure can be permanently altered within 18 hours at 86 degrees F (30 decrees C)?
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FEBRUARY 20, 2013 Storing Wine: What You Should Know
INTRODUCTION Whether you buy 10 bottles or a thousand bottles of wine, if you don’t drink the wine within 6 months, you should be aware of the proper method for storing the bottles correctly. Storing wine incorrectly can lead to spoilage or premature aging of the wine.
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FEBRUARY 22, 2013 Y not? Ygrec and Yquem 2011
Pierre Lurton’s iPhone rang while he was talking to a bunch of journalists yesterday in New York City. He stopped and looked at it, and dismissed it saying, “It’s not important. But I had to make sure it wasn’t Bernard Arnault!”.
DR. VINO A Champagne riddle
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2013
What has one end go down a little while another end pops up? It’s not a seesaw; judging by recent data, the answer to this riddle is Champagne. Champagne sales fell 4.4% last year to 308 million bottles but were flat by value according to data released by the CIVC last week. France and the rest of the EU popped fewer bottles of bubbly by 5.6% and 7.1% respectively; together, they comprise 80% of Champagne sales. MORE >>
A WINE STORY A Wine Story - Untitled Article
| SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2013
. . so of course Prowein 2013 is happening during March 24 - 26, just 24 hours after I finish judging the IWSC in the Napa Valley and five days after a whirlwind tour of the Rhone with Inter-Rhone. Otherwise, of course I would be there! With over 4,500 exhibitors, ProWein 2013, International Trade Fair Wines and Spirits, will feature more companies than ever before. not that a human being could even begin to navigate the exhibitors last year. MORE >>