Monthly Archives: November 2018

  1. Valle Reale: The Mountain Wine of Abruzzo

    Valle Reale: The Mountain Wine of Abruzzo

    "So we are in the mountainside of Abruzzo. Abruzzo is divided in two main areas: the mountainside and the coastal part. The mountainside which covers approximately two thirds of the entire region has a subcontinental climate." Giulia Migliorati of Valle Reale
  2. Martin Nittnaus of Anita and Hans Nittnaus on the beauty of Blaufränkisch

    Martin Nittnaus of Anita and Hans Nittnaus on the beauty of Blaufränkisch

    "Austrian wine is a story of new beginnings and at the same time long traditions." Martin Nittnaus of Anita and Hans Nittnaus
  3. From Bordeaux to Essensia: A Guide to Fun Wines for the Party Season

    From Bordeaux to Essensia: A Guide to Fun Wines for the Party Season

    Wine should be fun. Yes, we drink many very serious wines and we discuss them seriously, but, to us, that’s fun. It’s intellectual, it’s sensuous, it’s culturally interesting, it’s geographically stimulating and it’s often deeply pleasurable. But it’s also just fun for us.
  4. Faouzi Issa of Domaine des Tourelles: Making the Adopted Grape Cinsault Shine in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon

    Faouzi Issa of Domaine des Tourelles: Making the Adopted Grape Cinsault Shine in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon

    "In my opinion, Cinsault is an adopted grape in Lebanon. Since the French don’t like it anymore, we adopted it. We take good care of it. I would say, Cinsault now is more Lebanese than French." Faouzi Issa of Domaine des Tourelles
  5. Georges Duboeuf And The Story Behind The World's Biggest Wine Party, Beaujolais Nouveau Day

    Georges Duboeuf And The Story Behind The World's Biggest Wine Party, Beaujolais Nouveau Day

    Get your Gamay on and celebrate the first wine of the harvest TODAY, Thursday, November 15th!
  6. From Toad Hollow to Mt. Brave: A Surprise Choice for Thanksgiving

    From Toad Hollow to Mt. Brave: A Surprise Choice for Thanksgiving

    "We were never big fans of American Merlot. We found it sweet and simple. As always with wine, there were exceptions." Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher explore Thanksgiving wines
  7. Acidity is the signature of the Loire Valley: Frederic Moreau of Loire Propriétés

    Acidity is the signature of the Loire Valley: Frederic Moreau of Loire Propriétés

    "... it is the vintage, the terroir, the grape variety that guides the vinification. It is the tasting of the grapes, and then the juices, that will allow me to express the potential of each year, of each plot." Frederic Moreau
  8. Elia Pellegrini of Aia Vecchia On Making Recognizable Wines In Tuscany

    Elia Pellegrini of Aia Vecchia On Making Recognizable Wines In Tuscany

    "There are many amazing wines around the world, but what's important when tasting wine is to be reminded of the area it comes from." - Elia Pellegrini
  9. From La Transmission to Les Fa’Bulleuses: Femmes de Vin Advancing Champagne

    From La Transmission to Les Fa’Bulleuses: Femmes de Vin Advancing Champagne

    "We don't sit around and say what we already know about how challenging things are for women. We use our knowledge and experience as leaders to think about constructive change and how to bring it about," said Evelyne Boizel
  10. The Origins of Natural Wine: A Conversation with Camille Lapierre and Jean Foillard

    The Origins of Natural Wine: A Conversation with Camille Lapierre and Jean Foillard

    Camille Lapierre and Jean Foillard discuss the origins and doctrine of natural wine.
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