13. November 2017
2017 World's Best Wine List Click Right to Read On ...
11. November 2017
Forest fires cause havoc for lots of reasons. But something you’ve probably never thought about is what they do to wine. Yep, they ruin it – grapes grown near forest fires make wine that tastes like ash, and it's only detectable after the finished product, which is far too late. Click on the Right to Read on......
10. November 2017
Warmer Climes Mean More Dime For Your Wine The changing climate is a wildcard for vineyards. Temperature drastically affects the quality of grapes — rising temperatures increase sugar content and cause surprising flavor changes in wine made predictably from the same grapes for generations. Temperatures are soaring in wine regions such as the Alto Adige in Northern Italy, leaving grape farmers and winemakers unsure of when to harvest their grapes. . Click Right to Read On
03. November 2017
Lebanon is among the oldest sites of wine production in the world. The Israelite prophet Hosea (780–725 BC) is said to have urged his followers to return to Yahweh so that "they will blossom as the vine, [and] their fragrance will be like the wine of Lebanon". The Phoeniciansof its coastal strip were instrumental in spreading wine and viticulture throughout the Mediterranean in ancient times. Despite the many conflicts of the region, the country has an annual production of about 600,000 cases...
28. October 2017
Bianca Bosker did what many only dream of - she quit her job to become a sommelier. But she quickly realised that being a wine expert is a lot more involved than just quaffing Merlot Click Right to Read On....
25. October 2017
Global wine production this year is set to fall to its lowest level since 1961 after harsh weather in western Europe damaged vineyards in the world’s largest production area..... Click Righ to Read On....
21. October 2017
Heavy hailstorms and late frosts in spring and a hot, dry summer have damaged vineyards across Europe and are expected to result in the poorest wine grape harvest in 36 years, the EU’s executive arm said on Wednesday. Click Righ to Read On....
14. October 2017
Stephen Skelton has not lived in Kent for 17 years but feels like he never left. The viticultural consultant – responsible for planting Chapel Down vineyard in Tenterden in 1977, among many others – has trips planned to farms in West Peckham, Staplehurst and Chilham in the days after our interview. It is not surprising he is busy, given the growing appetite for English sparkling wine. Click Right to Read on.....
02. October 2017
The 2017 grape harvest in Bordeaux didn't start well. In late April this year, Nicolas Glumineau, managing director of Château Pichon Lalande, was on a flight to New York with a group of other classed-growth owners and winemakers. All was cheerfulness – until a message pinged onto a phone. Then another. Then another. Faces grew long, and longer. Back in Bordeaux there had been frost – potentially devastating frost. Click Right to Read On.....
02. October 2017
How do the three countries compare on consumption and exports of wine? Click Right to Read on....

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