Archive for June 2010

2006 Mas Estela Empordà Quindals

Jun 29th, 2010 | By

2006 Mas Estela Empordà Quindals – Spain, Catalunya, Empordà (5/7/2010) Jammy red berries, kirsch, exotic spices and a definite mineral-like element; refreshing acidity, the alcohol […]



2008 Quinta da Muradella Monterrei Alanda

Jun 25th, 2010 | By

2008 Quinta da Muradella Monterrei Alanda tinto – Spain, Galicia, Monterrei (5/10/2010) Very clean, fresh smelling nose of red and black fruit (cherries, blue berries) […]



Bordeaux-prices go through the roof

Jun 22nd, 2010 | By
Bordeaux-prices go through the roof

It seems that we can write this article every year during the “en primeur” campaign in Bordeaux. But 2009 “en primeur” prices for Bordeaux wines […]



Eight years jail for babysitter who let baby drink wine

Jun 22nd, 2010 | By

A female babysitter of 41 years from Georgia, USA gets eight years in prison and four years probation because she gave wine to a nine […]



Plastic disc preserves freshness of open wine

Jun 15th, 2010 | By
Plastic disc preserves freshness of open wine

The Australian inventor Barry Rees has invented a thin plastic disc that preserves the freshness of an opened bottle of wine for several days. You […]



2007 Château Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc

Jun 11th, 2010 | By

2007 Château Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc – France, Bordeaux, Graves, Pessac-Léognan (6/2/2010) Excellent balance, depth and persistence. Recognizable SHL style, and clearly from a great […]



AOC Tricastin changes name to Grignan-Les Adhémar

Jun 11th, 2010 | By
AOC Tricastin changes name to Grignan-Les Adhémar

The French Institut National de l’Origine et de la qualité (INAO) has finally approved the name change for the AOC Tricastin. The name change has […]