year : 2017 29 results

Miolo, leading sparkling wine in Brazil refines his cuvee off the coast of Brittany

The Brazilian sparkling wine maison, Miolo - winner in 2014 of the Challenge Euposia Best International SW - decided to try the technique of refinement of their CuvéeTradition Brut in the cold waters of the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Brittany, France, 40 meters approximately depth., near the isle of Ouessant. The technique is inspired by the recovery of numerous bottles of Champagne in several shipwrecks sunk in the past centuries and has been successfully launched in Italy in ...

Osteria La Crocina reopens in a new organic dress

Francesco and Giacomo will welcome you to the Osteria La Crocina, whose reopening, after a long break, aroused a big interest among Montalcino and its surroundings.  Francesco Pascale has worked inside a kitchen since he was 16 and managed his own restaurant in Montalcino before. Giacomo Foresta, instead, is the young head waiter of the Osteria La Crocina. This work happens in collaboration with the Cantini's brothers which, since some years ago, are managing the family cellar and the biodyn...

Le Mas de Daumas Gassac annonce la vente de l’ensemble de son millésime 2015 rouge en réservation Primeur

110 000 bouteilles de Mas de Daumas Gassac rouge 2015 vendues en deux mois, en réservation Primeur. 55 000 blancs 2016 d'ores et déjà réservés, sur une production qui en compte 60 000. Sans être une première, cette rupture de stock qui intervient avant la mise en bouteille des millésimes, confirme le succès du Mas de Daumas Gassac, tête de pont de la viticulture languedocienne qui enregistre au fil des ans une hausse de ses demandes en souscription, cette année de l'ordre de 20%. ...

Yannick Alleno’s 1947 restaurant in Courchevel awarded three stars in the 2017 MICHELIN guide France

The 2017 MICHELIN guide France awards one or more stars to 616 restaurants, of which 70 are new. This year, "1947", the restaurant located in Courchevel’s Cheval Blanc hotel, received three MICHELIN stars. Its chef, Yannick Alleno, who has already been awarded three stars for the Pavillon Ledoyen in Paris, offers a unique gourmet dining experience in this exceptional establishment. Commenting on the award, Michael Ellis, International Director of the MICHELIN guides said: “At 1947, chef ...

Vinexpo, count-down for the 2017 edition (18-21 june)

The major international wine and spirits trade event, Vinexpo, to be held in Bordeaux from 18 to 21 June 2017 offers a networking hub for industry insiders to boost sales and stimulate the market. Plenty of new discoveries await participants over the 4 days, with time set aside for doing business in private meetings. Buyers travel to Vinexpo from every corner of the globe to taste and order the products showcased by over 2,000 exhibitors from around forty countries. Aisle after aisle, producer ...

Vinisud 2017 delivers on its promise : over six thousand of international visitors

Expertise, discovery and sharing were the three main objectives for the first annual Vinisud show in Montpellier which ended on Tuesday January 31. On all three counts, the gamble paid off. In addition to the number of buyers who attended the show – 20,775 over the three-day event, including 6,673 international visitors from 70 countries – the quality of visitor attendance was praised by the 922 exhibitors.  This year’s VINISUD played a pivotal role, as always, in developing business ...

The sunshine was back to celebrate the 13th Vinisud, the world’s largest showcase for Mediterranean wines

 Mirroring the pioneering spirit that epitomises the world’s largest wine region, Vinisud celebrated its new annual format this year with a number of novel concepts, whilst staying tuned to the needs of the industry and helping guide it towards the future. One of the major new features this year was the New Wave area, a cluster of start-ups and new-generation wine growers. After the first day, its exhibitors were already waxing lyrical about the concept: “Breaking away from the traditional ...

THE REASONS THAT LEAD AMERICAN CONSUMERS TO CHOOSE AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA

Amarone della Valpolicella in the United States? American consumers choose it because it’s Italian, it’s “classic”, and it’s versatile—so much so that it’s perfect both for dinners with relatives and friends and for celebrating big occasions at home. These are the reasons behind Amarone’s appeal that emerge from the Observatory of Valpolicella Wines 2016 survey that the Consorzio per la Tutela dei Vini Valpolicella commissioned Nomisma’s Wine Monitor to perform. The latter ...

ANTEPRIMA AMARONE 2013: FROM JANUARY 28TH-30TH AT PALAZZO GRAN GUARDIA IN VERONA

The countdown has begun for Anteprima Amarone, from January 28th to the 30th at Palazzo della Gran Guardia in Verona. Organized by the Consorzio per la Tutela dei Vini Valpolicella, the event introduces the vintage of this great Veronese red wine, just released on the market. We’re talking about the 2013 vintage that the consortium’s committee—which met just a few weeks ago to outline its profile and value—has defined as medium-high-quality. Along with the 2013 wine,  the participating ...