Archive for November 2011

2010 Paul Thomas Sancerre Chavignol Grande Reserve de Notre Vignoble Les Comtesses

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By
2010 Paul Thomas Sancerre Chavignol Grande Reserve de Notre Vignoble Les Comtesses

2010 Paul Thomas Sancerre Chavignol Grande Reserve de Notre Vignoble Les Comtesses – France, Loire Valley, Upper Loire, Sancerre (10/8/2011) Flowers, chalk, aromatic herbs and […]



Spotted-wing drosophila threatens European vineyards

Nov 22nd, 2011 | By
Spotted-wing drosophila threatens European vineyards

Drosophila suzukii or Cherry vinegar fly, a type of fruit fly endemic to Japan and Asia, poses a serious threat to European wine and fruit […]



2007 Marcarini Barolo Brunate

Nov 21st, 2011 | By
2007 Marcarini Barolo Brunate

2007 Marcarini Barolo Brunate – Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (11/16/2011) Strawberries, rose petals, a hint of exotic spices and licorice. Restrained and elegant, with great […]



Burgundy-prices fall at Hospices de Beaune auction

Nov 21st, 2011 | By
Burgundy-prices fall at Hospices de Beaune auction

Prices for Burgundy wines at the 151st Hospices de Beaune auction fell with almost 13 percent for whites and over 6 percent for reds compared […]



2010 Produttori del Barbaresco Langhe Nebbiolo

Nov 14th, 2011 | By
2010 Produttori del Barbaresco Langhe Nebbiolo

2010 Produttori del Barbaresco Langhe Nebbiolo – Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Langhe DOC (11/10/2011) Balanced, strawberries, rose petals, spices… even better on the second day. Baby […]



Worldwide wine production remains stable in 2011

Nov 14th, 2011 | By
Worldwide wine production remains stable in 2011

Worldwide wine production in 2011 remained stable (+ 0.4%), according to newly published figures from the Office International du Vin (OIV). France takes the number […]