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Amate il vintage? (2): i vini rossi - Wine Community / Vinogodi | Pubblicato in DoctorWine N° 31

Doctor Wine by Daniele Cernilli - 5. Dezember 2013 - 1:01
Amate il vintage? (2): i vini rossi - Wine Community / Vinogodi | Pubblicato in DoctorWine N° 31

La capacità di alcuni vini rossi di invecchiare, alle giuste condizioni, è straordinaria, con parabole dove i vertici sono allungatissimi. Chiaro, bisogna tenere conto della singola propensione a migliorare nel tempo, oltre a variabili costitutive, di terroir e annate favorevoli. Sta di fatto che, a parte vitigni ormai consacrati alla facoltà rara di sfidare le insidie degli anni, ci si trova a volte con sorprese che lasciano gioire il palato.
Le caratteristiche di un vino invecchiato difficilmente riportano a quelle originali. La trasfigurazione è il più delle volte completa, cambiando totalmente i connotati del vino, lasciando all'esperienza del singolo e alla sua sensibilità la possibilità di apprezzarne appieno le nuove caratteristiche. Entriamo nel mondo dei vini rossi, di varia tipologia.
 

Cultivating a wine region in India

Daily Wine News - 4. Dezember 2013 - 23:00
In India a wine culture has almost been nonexistent but the Nashik region, located two-and-a-half hours from Mumbai, is finally changing that perception. More than half a dozen wineries with tasting rooms, restaurants and accommodation have opened in the past few years and are turning this fertile valley into a popular oenophile destination for trendsetting Indians.

China is the most ‘promising’ market for Portuguese Wine

Daily Wine News - 4. Dezember 2013 - 23:00
Portugal is now the seventh largest wine exporter to China and many Portuguese winemakers believe China is their “most promising market”. Forty-seven Portuguese wine retailers attended last month’s ProWein China 2013 to promote the varieties and quality of Portuguese wines, according to Xinhua News.

New World wine gains recognition in China

Daily Wine News - 4. Dezember 2013 - 23:00
A new wine consumption trend is taking place in China with New World countries becoming increasingly popular. With the rising cost of French wine and the tax concessions of Chilean wine, China will import more wine from new world countries such as Chile, according to a De Xuan Liquor Company spokesperson.

Wineries hedge against foreign-exchange swings (US)

Daily Wine News - 4. Dezember 2013 - 23:00
Foreign currency volatility can be a challenge for any California winery trading abroad. Whether importing barrels or bulk wine, the lack of certainty in US dollar costs can adversely impact a winery’s bottom line. As a result of sharp valuation undulations between the US dollar and euro, California wineries have turned to foreign-exchange hedging products such as forward contracts to protect their profit margins.

New Zealand winery Invivo ditches 'winespeak gobbledegook'

Daily Wine News - 4. Dezember 2013 - 23:00
New Zealand winemaker Invivo is ditching “winespeak gobbledegook” in favour of a humorous campaign which aims to connect with consumers. The campaign, which will air on radio and be plastered on billboards and Facebook aims to focus on the fact that its wines taste like "really good wine" rather than "hints of over-ripe gooseberry".

Yalumba wins international sustainability award at SIMEI

Daily Wine News - 4. Dezember 2013 - 23:00
Yalumba’s Cecil Camilleri was presented with the BRIT international award of excellence in sustainable winegrowing at the SIMEI sustainable viticulture and wine production conference in Milan. Yalumba is the first non-US winery to win this award.

Young winery boosts capacity (NZ)

Daily Wine News - 4. Dezember 2013 - 23:00
A Riverlands Estate winery had such a successful 2013 vintage that it is expanding after only one year in business. VinLink Marlborough, which makes wine for other companies, finished pouring the concrete of their new cellar on Monday, taking its capacity to 20,000 tonnes.

Wine export volumes dip

Daily Wine News - 4. Dezember 2013 - 23:00
In the November issue of Rabobank’s Agribusiness Monthly it was reported Australian wine export volumes fell by 7 per cent in September compared to the same month last year. Australia’s major export markets remain mixed with bulk shipments to Canada experiencing strong gains and shipments to the US market declining further - now 20 per cent lower than a year ago.

New Zinfandel film debuts in Napa

Decanter News - 4. Dezember 2013 - 18:30
A new film tracking the journey of Zinfandel from its Croatian roots to its status as a signature grape variety of California has debuted at a packed screening in the US state.

Health Watch: Study Finds Wine Drinking Leads to Healthier Sperm (Wine Spectator)

WineSpectator.com News & Features RSS - 4. Dezember 2013 - 18:00
Polish team finds lifestyle influences reproductive health; a U.S. study raises questions on resveratrol supplements

New fine wine trader buys Bibendum private client business

Decanter News - 4. Dezember 2013 - 16:25
Bibendum has sold its private client business to a new fine wine trader started by one of the merchant's co-founders, with plans to open offices in key trading centres around the world.

NEWS FETCH – December 4, 2013

Wine Industry Insight - 4. Dezember 2013 - 15:40
strong>TOP NEWS World map of wine to be turned on its head warns Dr Richard Smart Warning: Vine Trunk Disease Worse Than Phylloxera EU wine producers STILL in limbo as China probe continues Convenience Stores Becoming Wine Destinations 80 Years After End Of Prohibition, Hangover Still Lingers Cielo Vineyards Files Chapter 11 CALIFORNIA BRIEFS Peet’s […]

Top 5 Rib Spots In Cape Town – 2013

Winetimes - 4. Dezember 2013 - 14:27
Over the last couple of months we vigorously munched our way through Cape Town’s rib offerings and after many bites and kg’s later we can now bring you our top 5 rib eateries of 2013.

On-trend Recipe: Naked Almond Cake

Winetimes - 4. Dezember 2013 - 14:00

Only a month and a few days left until Christmas – how quickly have we gone through 2013! But we still have had our 365 days filled with all kinds of news and excitement, trends and inspirations. Due to our line of work, we are of course always interested in what is happening in the [...]

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Crystal Palace sell their own wine range

Winetimes - 4. Dezember 2013 - 12:00
First it was beer now Crystal Palace FC have got their own wines as well. The club are offering fans the chance to get their hands on some wine this Christmas. Bottles of Eagle Red and Eagle Chardonnay cost £90 for a case of six or £175 for a case of 12. Palace co-owner Stephen Browett said: “After […]

The Amazing Winelands Of The Orange River

Winetimes - 4. Dezember 2013 - 12:00
Many of the world’s great wines are made in regions that are dissected by the watery force of a famous river. In France the Gironde and the Rhône Rivers are at the heart of the Bordeaux and Rhône regions respectively. The famed Portuguese wine industry nestles on the banks of the Douro. And in Australia, […]

Cranberry and Rosemary Sangria

Winetimes - 4. Dezember 2013 - 11:00
This Cranberry and Rosemary Sangria, courtesy of Cooking Stoned, is one of those essential recipes for the holidays. Ingredients 1 bottle Pinot Grigio ½ Cup white grape juice ¼ Cup Sugar 1 Cup fresh Cranberries 3 sprigs of rosemary 2 granny smith apples, small dice Click here for the instructions Not in the mood to […]

Budweiser Fights Drunk Driving With Twitter-Powered Knitting Looms

Winetimes - 4. Dezember 2013 - 10:00
Beer brand Budweiser has unveiled a knitting machine that creates Christmas-themed sweaters as a response to a specific hashtag. The Knitbot is part of the brand’s campaign to encourage people to use designated drivers over the holidays. The machine is outfitted with a special chip that responds to mentions of the hashtag #jumpers4des on Twitter. [...]

EU wine producers in limbo as China probe continues

Decanter News - 4. Dezember 2013 - 9:42
Bordeaux's wine council hopes the French prime minister's visit to China this week can help ease tension over an ongoing anti-dumping investigation into European wine shipments, but a quick resolution looks unlikely.