Archive for September 2008

Bollinger Celebrates New Bond Movie With Designer Champagne

Sep 26th, 2008 | By

On the occasion of the release of the new Bond movie Quantum of Solace, Champagne Bollinger has commissioned the French designer Eric Berthès to design […]



Book and lecture on Belgian aristocratic wine culture

Sep 25th, 2008 | By

Hingene, November 14, 2008, 20 hrs. Historian Stijn Van de Perre (°1966) recently wrote a chapter on Belgian aristocratic wine consumption in the 19th century […]



Awards For Dutch Wines

Sep 22nd, 2008 | By

The jury of the ‘Nationale Wijnkeuring’ (National Wine Test) of the Dutch Wijngaardeniersgilde and the Wijninstituut Nederland awarded 38 medals to Dutch wines this year. […]



2007 Dönnhoff Schloßböckelheimer Felsenberg ‘Türmchen’ Riesling Spätlese

Sep 21st, 2008 | By

2007 Dönnhoff Schloßböckelheimer Felsenberg Riesling Spätlese – Germany, Nahe (9/21/2008) Chalk, lemon peel, honey and ripe white fruit on the reticent nose. The fat palate […]



Didier Dagueneau Dies In Flying Accident

Sep 18th, 2008 | By

Didier Dagueneau, according to many one of the best winemakers from the Loire, died yesterday in a flying accident. He was 52 years old. Dagueneau […]



Leading Belgian Wine Merchant Buys Competitor

Sep 17th, 2008 | By

Leading Belgian spirits and wine merchant Cinoco bought its competitor, le Palais du Vin. The management team at Le Palais du Vin will remain in place […]



2006 Domaines de Vinsmoselle Riesling Art & Vin 21 Wormeldange Koeppchen

Sep 16th, 2008 | By

2006 Domaines de Vinsmoselle Riesling Grand Premier Cru Art & Vin 21 Sus Hierzig Wormeldange Koeppchen – Luxembourg, Moselle (9/13/2008) Ripe yellow fruit, spicy honey, […]



2006 Domaines de Vinsmoselle Auxerrois Blanc Art & Vin 21 Remich Hôpertsbour

Sep 16th, 2008 | By

2006 Domaines de Vinsmoselle Auxerrois Blanc Grand Premier Cru Art & Vin 21 Sus Hierzig Remich Hôpertsbour – Luxembourg, Moselle (9/14/2008) Creamy nose with fromage […]



Spanish Wine Export Slowing Down

Sep 16th, 2008 | By

After a record breaking 2007 Spanish wine exports show signs of slowing down, according to statistics published by the Spanish Wine Federation FEV (Federación Española […]



Paris Judge Investigates New Defamation Charges Against Wine Critic Robert M. Parker

Sep 16th, 2008 | By

The Parish investigating judge Nadine Berthelemy-Dupuy is investigating a defamation charge against the influental American wine critic Robert M. Parker. The charge was filed by […]