Archive for January 2010

2007 M. Chapoutier Côtes du Rhône

Jan 25th, 2010 | By

2007 M. Chapoutier Côtes du Rhône – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Côtes du Rhône (1/17/2010) Red and black fruits (ripe cherries, blackberries), kirsch and exotic […]



Record prices for wine at Hongkong auction

Jan 25th, 2010 | By
Record prices for wine at Hongkong auction

A wine auction organized by Sotheby in Hong Kong on Saturday exceeded all expectations, reports Bloomberg. Rich wine lovers bid for ten hours on 800 […]



New studies cast doubt on health effects of red wine

Jan 21st, 2010 | By
New studies cast doubt on health effects of red wine

Two new studies from Pfizer and Amgen cast doubt on the healing effects of resveratrol, a constituent of red wine that is believed to counter […]



Buckfast Tonic Wine linked to crime wave

Jan 20th, 2010 | By
Buckfast Tonic Wine linked to crime wave

Buckfast Tonic Wine, a fortified red wine made since 1890 by the Benedictine monks of Buckfast Abbey in Devon, south-west England, played a role in […]



Harvest 2009 at the Mascarellos’ Santo Stefano di Perno vineyard

Jan 20th, 2010 | By

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Walloons remain faithful to French wine, Flemings go for alternatives

Jan 19th, 2010 | By
Walloons remain faithful to French wine, Flemings go for alternatives

Statistics from market researcher GfK show that people in the Dutch speaking part of Belgium drink less French wine. Bordeaux and Champagne are the big […]



New TGV line threatens 50 Ha vineyards in the Graves

Jan 18th, 2010 | By
New TGV line threatens 50 Ha vineyards in the Graves

A planned TGV line between Bordeaux, Toulouse and Spain threatens 50 hectares of vineyards in the Graves appellation in Bordeaux. Ten wine castles would lose […]



N.V. Bodegas Robles Montilla-Moriles Piedra Luenga Fino Ecologico

Jan 13th, 2010 | By
N.V. Bodegas Robles Montilla-Moriles Piedra Luenga Fino Ecologico

N.V. Bodegas Robles Montilla-Moriles Piedra Luenga Fino Ecologico – Spain, Andalucía, Montilla-Moriles (1/10/2010) On the slightly oxidative, but fresh nose almonds and spicy honey. Roasted […]



2008 Château de Majoulière Côteaux Varois Cuvée Béatrice

Jan 8th, 2010 | By

2008 Château de Majoulière Côteaux Varois Cuvée Béatrice – France, Provence, Côteaux Varois (1/8/2010) Blackberries, vanilla and a hint of stable aromas and exotic spices […]