Daily Archives: June 11, 2019

“Sang Bleu by Gianini”

La Z Fotografia has added a photo to the pool: Fotos publicitarias para la marca de vino azul “Sang Bleu”, de la presentación de sus nuevas botellas, diseñadas por Gianini Source : https://www.flickr.com/photos/lazfotografia/48038905321/in/[email protected]

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Ancient wine secrets revealed by new DNA tests

Savagnin vine leaves; a variety grown in France for at least 900 years. A 900-year-old, medieval grape seed found in Orléans, south of Paris, is genetically identical to Savagnin Blanc, famous today for its role in producing Jura’s ‘vin jaune’. ‘This means the variety has grown for at least 900 years as cuttings from just one ancestral plant,’ said a …

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Daily Wine News: 900-Year-Old Savagnin Blanc Discovery

Savagnin Blanc (Wikimedia) In the Atlantic, Sarah Zhang reports on findings that show Savagnin Blanc has been continuously propagated for at least 900 years. “Nathan Wales…and his collaborators came across the 900-year-old Savagnin Blanc among 28 grape seeds excavated from nine different archaeological sites around France. The seeds dated back to the medieval period, the Roman era (100 BCE to …

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St-Emilion: 10 grands crus classés to watch

Château La Serre St-Emilion is huge. Almost 700 wineries are spread across 5,300ha of land that runs from Libourne and Pomerol in the west over to Castillon in the east, passing through eight communes, and rising and falling at regular intervals as it traces the limestone plateau that forms the rather misshapen backbone of the whole appellation. Scroll down for …

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Photo highlights: 2019 Decanter Bordeaux Fine Wine Encounter

The Decanter Bordeaux Fine Wine Encounter took place on Saturday 8th June 2019 at the Landmark hotel in Marylebone, London. See photo highlights below, or our live social media feed here. Thanks to all of the producers and partners who helped to make it a great day, including Riedel, T? Nant, WaterAid, Sorrells, The Cocoa Runners, the Wine & Spirit …

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Why ‘like what you like’ is generally bad advice when it comes to wine

Here, I’m addressing some questionable comments made about wine tasting, including the oft-proffered advice, ‘like what you like.’ The first is that the trade is full of wine snobs. Usually, these wine snobs tend to be older males. This is not my experience at all. I travel a lot and I hang out with wine people in many cities. Most …

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Les Maitresses de Chai 2019

Anne & Edwige Chargé, Loire The weather had been tricky until this weekend, I was supposed to attend a couple of small wine fairs the previous weeks, but each time whether the temperatures were a bit low or rain was… Source : https://www.wineterroirs.com/2019/06/les_maitresses_de_chai_2019.html

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