Archive for December 2009

2007 Femal Vino de la Tierra de Castilla y León Pago Florentino Tinto

Dec 30th, 2009 | By

2007 Femal Vino de la Tierra de Castilla y León Pago Florentino Tinto – Spain, Castilla y León, Vino de la Tierra de Castilla y […]



Burgundy loses marketshare

Dec 23rd, 2009 | By
Burgundy loses marketshare

After two years of record growth in 2006 and 2007 and a stabilization in 2008, Burgundy experienced a serious drop in wine sales in 2009. […]



2008 Domaine les Hautes Cances Côtes du Rhône Villages Cairanne Blanc

Dec 23rd, 2009 | By

2008 Domaine les Hautes Cances Côtes du Rhône Villages Cairanne Blanc – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Côtes du Rhône Villages Cairanne (12/10/2009) Subdued aromas of […]



2007 Domaine les Hautes Cances Côtes du Rhône Villages Cairanne Vieilles Vignes

Dec 22nd, 2009 | By

2007 Domaine les Hautes Cances Côtes du Rhône Villages Cairanne Vieilles Vignes – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Côtes du Rhône Villages Cairanne (12/8/2009) Red and […]



Study: Ambient Lighting Modifies Wine Flavour

Dec 21st, 2009 | By
Study: Ambient Lighting Modifies Wine Flavour

White wine tastes better with red or blue ambient lighting than with green or white light. The ambient light affects the taste, but not the […]



2007 Domaine les Hautes Cances Côtes du Rhône Villages Cairanne Tradition

Dec 21st, 2009 | By

2007 Domaine les Hautes Cances Côtes du Rhône Villages Cairanne Tradition – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Côtes du Rhône Villages Cairanne (12/15/2009) Black fruit, a […]



Environment friendly bottle for Moselle wines

Dec 15th, 2009 | By
Environment friendly bottle for Moselle wines

Manufacturer OI launches a super lightweight version of the typical bottle for  Moselle wines and German wines from the Rheinhessen region, also known as the […]



Jura rejects vin jaune in bag-in-box

Dec 14th, 2009 | By
Jura rejects vin jaune in bag-in-box

The Confrérie du royal vin jaune (Brotherhood of the royal vin jaune) rejects vin jaune in bag-in-box. Vin jaune is the typical sherry-like white wine […]



2005 Podere Rocche dei Manzoni Barolo Rocche

Dec 7th, 2009 | By

2005 Podere Rocche dei Manzoni Barolo Rocche – Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (11/28/2009)Dusty tannins, cherries, other red berries, cinchona bark… very primary, was best on […]