Daily Archives: August 7, 2019

Daily Wine News: The Power of Wine

Martha Stoumen. (Photo credit: Martha Stoumen Wines) In Bon Appétit, Lizzie Noonan talks with natural winemaker Martha Stoumen the power of wine to transcend generations, letting go of perfection, and how winemaking can be more sustainable. Meininger’s reports that the Consorzio Doc delle Venezie has announced that no more vineyards can be created in Triveneto (the world’s largest Pinot Grigio producer), …

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Rochioli winery

@WineAlchemy1 has added a photo to the pool: Exceptional Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. 6192 Westside Rd, Healdsburg, Sonoma, California, 95448, USA Source : https://www.flickr.com/photos/winealchemy1/12254188226/in/[email protected]

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 8/4/19

Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week. Silicon Valley’s Rhys Vineyards to pay $3.7M to settle regulatory action on Mendocino …

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The Tipping Point just arrived

Did you feel it? That political tremor of the last few days? It’s the beginning of the end of the trump regime. Don’t be dubious! Think about it. The entire republican edifice is crumbling: the NRA is melting down, financially and morally; members are leaving in droves. The republican party itself is in a shambles; while GOP congressmen quit, a …

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FLXcursion International Riesling Expo (3) Getting Deep

This session looked at Rieslings produced on deeper, heavier soils, comparing (in some cases) wines made on shallower soils with those from deeper ones. It was full of interest. First, a pair of WeilThese adjacent vineyards are derived from the same mother rock, metamorphosed slate with thin bands of mica. Turmberg is the steeper slope with thinner soils; Gräfenberg is …

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2017 Acrobat Pinot Gris

The Acrobat Pinot Gris is produced by Oregon’s King Estate and is a Costco staple this time of the year. The reason for the timing? Well perhaps because it’s the perfect summer bottle, and it’s priced at only $10.99. We’ve reviewed many prior vintages of the Acrobat Pinot Gris, the last of which was the 2015, which Erin made the …

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Great French Malbec 2016 from the south-west of France.

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‘Artificial tongue’ could help fight against counterfeit wine and spirits

Researchers from the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde built the ‘tongue’ using sub-microscopic slices of gold and aluminium, creating a checkerboard pattern of the two metals to act as ‘tastebuds’ for the whisky. In tests using single malt whiskies from Glenfiddich, Laphroaig and Glen Marnoch (Aldi’s single malt brand), the tongue was more than 99% accurate, and was capable of …

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Hermitage vintage guide

Hermitage is one of the Rhône’s most long-lived wines – even the whites can age successfully for decades. See Matt Walls’ vintage guide back to 1998 below, and scroll to the bottom for our experts’ top-rated Hermitage wines from the past 20 years. Hermitage vintage guide: 2017 Red: Powerful, ripe – sometimes too ripe – and very tannic wines are the …

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