Archive for March 2010

Bordeaux 2009: Sylvie Cazes

Mar 31st, 2010 | By

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Delhaize Wine of Origen Robertson Chardonnay 2009

Mar 31st, 2010 | By

Deze witte wijn komt uit Robertson. Dat ligt ten oosten van Kaapstad en is één van de grootste wijnregio’s van Zuid-Afrika. Dit gebied is te […]



2007 Domaine Guy Mousset Côtes du Rhône Villages Les Garrigues

Mar 29th, 2010 | By

2007 Domaine Guy Mousset Côtes du Rhône Villages Les Garrigues – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Côtes du Rhône Villages (3/19/2010) Excellent, fruit-driven Rhône Villages with […]



Lighter Champagne bottle

Mar 29th, 2010 | By
Lighter Champagne bottle

The Comité Interprofessionel du Vin de Champagne (CIVC) reports that almost all Champagne houses within two years will use a new, lighter bottle model. The […]



Carbon-dating wines to weed out fakes

Mar 22nd, 2010 | By
Carbon-dating wines to weed out fakes

A team of Australian chemists led by Dr. Graham Johnson (University of Adelaide) has managed to date accurately twenty Australian wines from the period 1958-1997 […]



2004 Fontanabianca Barbaresco Sori Burdin

Mar 16th, 2010 | By

2004 Fontanabianca Barbaresco Sori Burdin – Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barbaresco (2/23/2010) Liquorice, black coffee, spices (cloves) and black fruit on the aromatic nose. On the […]



‘Catastrofic’ fall of Bordeaux wine exports in 2009

Mar 16th, 2010 | By
‘Catastrofic’ fall of Bordeaux wine exports in 2009

Exports of Bordeaux wines in 2009 declined “catastrophically”, says Alain Vironneau, president of the Conseil interprofessionnel des vins de Bordeaux (CIVB). Exports of Bordeaux wines […]



Wine growers in Italy’s Alto Adige go biodynamic

Mar 11th, 2010 | By
Wine growers in Italy’s Alto Adige go biodynamic

The wine growers in the northern Italian wine region and autonomous province of Alto Adige are arming themselves against global warming by planting their vineyards […]



2005 M. Chapoutier Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Mar 5th, 2010 | By

2005 M. Chapoutier Châteauneuf-du-Pape – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape (3/3/2010) Sweet red fruits (cherries, strawberries), kirsch and fruit syrup on the nose. On the […]



Spanish wine exports fall by almost ten percent

Mar 5th, 2010 | By
Spanish wine exports fall by almost ten percent

2009 was not a good year for Spanish wine exports, according to figures from the Spanish Wine Federation FEV (Federación Española del Vino). Spanish wine […]