Archive for January 2009

Winemaking On A Volcano

Jan 30th, 2009 | By


2007 Cave de Vire Viré-Clessé Vieilles Vignes

Jan 29th, 2009 | By

2007 Cave de Vire Viré-Clessé Vieilles Vignes – France, Burgundy, Mâconnais, Viré-Clessé (1/24/2009) Hay, white fruit and citrus on the fresh but restrained nose. Yellow […]

Russian Tycoon Buys Prieuré Saint-Jean de Bébian

Jan 22nd, 2009 | By

Le Prieuré Saint-Jean de Bébian, a well-regarded wine property from the French AOC Coteaux du Languedoc (Languedoc Roussillon), was sold to the Swiss company Sinara […]

Hands-on Visit to Stryker Sonoma Winery (

Jan 19th, 2009 | By


2007 Calendal (Philippe Cambie et Gilles Ferran) Côtes du Rhône

Jan 15th, 2009 | By

2007 Calendal (Philippe Cambie et Gilles Ferran) Côtes du Rhône – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Côtes du Rhône (1/14/2009) Black coffee, exotic spices and dark […]

No Presidential Pardon For Two Buck Chuck Owner

Jan 15th, 2009 | By

Fred T. Franzia (65), cousin of the California wine legend Ernest Gallo and owner of the fourth largest U.S. wine company Bronco Wine Co., gets […]

Spanish Software Identifies Grapevine Cultivation

Jan 14th, 2009 | By

Spanish researchers from the universities of Léon and Santiago de Compostello have developed software that automatically recognizes vineyards on satellite photographs. The software is useful […]

Crisis Threatens ‘En Primeur’ Campaign

Jan 13th, 2009 | By

Jean-François Moueix, owner of the prestigious Chateau Petrus of Pomerol and the important Bordeaux négociant Duclot, says in an interview with Le Nouvelle Observateur that […]

How To Make Wine From Storebought Grape Juice

Jan 12th, 2009 | By


First Fall in Fifteen Years for Australian Wine Exports

Jan 12th, 2009 | By

Australian wine exports slumbed for the first time in fifteen years, reports The Australian. Last year Australia exported eleven percent less measured by volume and […]