Archive for March 2011

(Nederlands) Crisis in Bourgogne is voorbij

Mar 24th, 2011 | By

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2006 Fratelli Alessandria Barolo Monvigliero

Mar 21st, 2011 | By

2006 Fratelli Alessandria Barolo Monvigliero – Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (3/16/2011) Herbs (mint, rosemary) and hints of red fruit candy and red berries on the […]



Making wine is painful work

Mar 17th, 2011 | By

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbOZE-WnHYM



Piper-Heidsieck and Charles Heidsieck sold to clothing holding

Mar 17th, 2011 | By
Piper-Heidsieck and Charles Heidsieck sold to clothing holding

According to Decanter, the French drinks group Remy Contreau has sold Champagnes Piper-Heidsieck and Charles Heidsieck for 400 million euros to the Société Européenne de Participations […]



Fraud with empty wine bottles in China

Mar 16th, 2011 | By
Fraud with empty wine bottles in China

Planning to crack a bottle of Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1982? Do not throw the empty bottle away because on the black market in Hong Kong it can fetch up to 10,000 HKD (approx. 900 euros), according to an article on the CNN-website on wine fraud in China. The empty bottle is filled with cheap wine and sold or given as a gift as if it were the real thing. A bottle […]



2007 M. Chapoutier Coteaux du Tricastin Château des Estubiers

Mar 15th, 2011 | By

2007 M. Chapoutier Coteaux du Tricastin Château des Estubiers – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Coteaux du Tricastin (3/13/2011) Red and black fruits (cherries), minerals and […]



Belgian vintner wins Decanter Award

Mar 14th, 2011 | By

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Floyd on Food: Slow-cooked beef in red wine – BBC

Mar 14th, 2011 | By

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Evm30HTbD0