Archive for October 2009

2004 Podere Rocche dei Manzoni Barbera d’Alba Sorito Mosconi

Oct 29th, 2009 | By

2004 Podere Rocche dei Manzoni Barbera d’Alba Sorito Mosconi – Italy, Piedmont, Alba, Barbera d’Alba (10/27/2009) Sweet spices, black berries, black cheries on the nose. […]



Wine Making: Fermentation Temperature

Oct 29th, 2009 | By

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOA347Xe4j4



2006 Garcin Lirac Cuvée Nathalie

Oct 27th, 2009 | By

2006 Garcin Lirac Cuvée Nathalie – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Lirac (10/17/2009) Dark fruits, black coffee and a whiff of cherry liqueur on the restrained […]



700 People Strip Naked In Burgundy Vineyard

Oct 20th, 2009 | By

700 volunteers posed naked in a Burgundy vineyard to warn the world of the effects climate change will have on French wine. This human art […]



Albert Bichot opens virtual doors Hospices de Beaune auction

Oct 19th, 2009 | By

Albert Bichot , négociant in Burgundy, will for the first time allow individual wine enthusiasts to bid at the famous Hospices de Beaune auction. The […]



Demand for Australian wine dries up

Oct 16th, 2009 | By

The Australian wine industry is in dire straits and the economic crisis is not the only one to blame. Australia produces too much wine, the […]



2006 Clos Mogador Priorat Nelin

Oct 16th, 2009 | By

2006 Clos Mogador Priorat Nelin – Spain, Catalunya, Priorat (10/9/2009) A marked improvement since last year: complex nose of wet stones, ripe fruit, spicy honey […]



2007 Clos de l’Oratoire des Papes Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Oct 14th, 2009 | By

2007 Clos de l’Oratoire des Papes Châteauneuf-du-Pape – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape (10/9/2009) Coffee, a bit of cinnamon, a hint of liquorice and a […]



Robert Parker Blesses Vintage 2009

Oct 14th, 2009 | By

In his first e-mailnewsletter for subscribers of eRobertParker.com the influential American wine critic Robert Parker (left on the photo) writes very positive about vintage 2009 […]