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Twitter auctions Fledgling wine for charity

08/12/2010 Jozef Schildermans 0

Until December 16 you can bid on signed bottles of Fledling wine with the Twitter logo on its label. The proceeds from the e-Bay auction go to Room to Read, an nonprofit from San Francisco that sponsors reading programs in Uttarakhand, India. Fledgling was founded late last year by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone. All proceeds are intended for charity. Fledgling > Read more …

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2007 Henri Germain Meursault 1er Cru Charmes

07/12/2010 Jozef Schildermans 0

2007 Henri Germain Meursault 1er Cru Charmes – France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Meursault 1er Cru (11/27/2010) Citrus, flowers, minerals… serious backbone of citrus-like acidity, a hint of toast, the fruit is plenty, fresh and pure; the wine is balanced, but still quite young, wait a few more years. Decant and do not drink too cold! (92 points)

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New Saint-Emilion classification from 2012

06/12/2010 Jozef Schildermans 0

From 2012, Saint-Emilion receives a new wine classification for grand cru and grand cru classé’s, after the reviewed classification from 2006 in was lifted by the court in Bordeaux in 2008. The French INAO laid down the new rules laid down November. They will apply from the 2012 harvest. Saint-Emilion is the only French AOC that reviews the classification for > Read more …