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Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog » Daily Wine News: The Golden Mile

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 07-13-2018

Bodega Valdeviñas in Ribera del Duero. (Wikimedia)

Bodega Valdeviñas in Ribera del Duero. (Wikimedia)

In Wine & Spirits Magazine, Patricio Tapia covers the so-called milla de oro (golden mile) of Ribera del Duero, along the Ruta Nacional 122 between Peñafiel and Quintanilla de Onésimo, where you’ll find some of the region’s most important names: Vega Sicilia, Arzuaga, Matarromera, Alión and others that are directly responsible for the fame of Ribera.

In Wine Spectator, James Molesworth explores the geology of Gigondas with consultant Georges Truc. “…of all the terroirs I’ve seen, few fascinate me as much as that of Gigondas. As dramatic as the Dentelles de Montmirail are (the jagged, teeth-like outcroppings that rise above the town and vineyards of Gigondas), the story of their creation is even better.”

Jancis Robinson surveys the 2018 growing season in France.

In Wine-Searcher, Margaret Rand checks in a year after Guigal’s expansion into Châteauneuf-du-Pape.

In Wine Enthusiast, Carrie Dykes guides you through offbeat adventures in Virginia wine country.

In VinePair, Tim McKirdy covers Argentina’s under-the-radar wine regions.

In Forbes, Per and Britt Karlsson discover Morellino di Scansano.

Grape Collective’s Marco Salerno catches up with Alice Bonaccorsi of ValCerasa in Mount Etna.

In SevenFifty Daily, Vicki Denig talks to Minwoo Kwon of Frederick Wildman & Sons about how he draws on his finance background to pitch accounts.

Source : http://www.terroirist.com/2018/07/daily-wine-news-the-golden-mile/