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Uncorked: Good wines we have tasted recently, July 2014

Uncorked: Under this heading we collect various wines that we have tasted, and liked, recently. It can be wines that we have had during dinner at home, at wine tastings, press lunches, visits to vineyards, or other occasions. We describe the wines just with a few short sentences, tasting notes […]

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Press release on the winter wine tours: South America and South Africa

We have now – some time ago – officially launched the winter wine tour program. We start with a wine tour to the two neighbouring countries Argentina and Chile in South America. Later in March there will be a wine tour to South Africa. Read the full press release with […]

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Debate

Is it a problem with all these new “cheap amarones”?

Are all the new, low(ish) priced appassimento, ripasso, passito, “baby-amarone” wines a cause for concern? I received an interesting question on email from someone in the wine business. In short: “You see more and more of ‘cheap amarone’ (or ripasso, appassimento, passito), not least in Sweden at Systembolaget where amarone […]

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Reviews
Domaine Saladin wines

Per Èl 2010, Domaine Saladin & Filles, Côtes du Rhône Villages Blanc | Britt’s Wine of the Month

This is a white wine from the southern Rhone Valley. It is delicious, rich and flavourful with intensity and concentration. I have a weakness for white Rhône wines, and this one did not disappoint me. The grape varieties are Clairette rose, Marsanne, Grenache Blanc, Viognier and Bourboulenc. The grapes are […]

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Press release on the winter wine tours: South America and South Africa

We have now – some time ago – officially launched the winter wine tour program. We start with a wine tour to the two neighbouring countries Argentina and Chile in South America. Later in March there will be a wine tour to South Africa. Read the full press release with […]

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New name for prestigious chateau in Pauillac

Perhaps it is only the tour guides in Bordeaux that are thrilled by this change of names. Because Château Pichon Longueville Baron is situated opposite the Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande. Not easy to have time to say all this in the few seconds that it takes the bus […]

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New yeast gives lower alcohol content

The chemical company Lallemand Oenologie, in collaboration with the French Institute for Agricultural Research INRA, has through research obtained a Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast that enables you to produce a wine with lower alcohol than normal without affecting wine quality. It should be noted that the yeast is not genetically modified. […]

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News on the travel blog: customer feedback and press clippings

We have some news on the travel blog, comments from people who have travelled with us in South America and a mention of our wine tours in the gastronomic press. Read more here: “You feel really very privileged”, wine tour to Chile and Argentina Portugal and Bordeaux wine tours in […]

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The southern Rhône Valley: spices from Provence and spicy wines, Papal Palace and quality revolution | A Travel Story

There are many things to discover in the southern Rhône Valley. It is a region that has the irresistible Provencal charm, but also many other things that makes it worth a trip. For instance the wines! Today it is not only Châteauneuf-du-Pape that makes wines at the top of the […]

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More sparkling wine from Burgundy, a popular bubbly

Sparkling wine is doing well at the moment. More and more consumers want to treat themselves to bubbles and not only when there is a party. In addition to Champagne, many French wine regions make quality sparkling wine. Burgundy is one and the other day, on 26th of May, one […]

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An even better wine tour to South Africa in March 2015

The definitive program for the wine tour to South Africa is now published. We have changed some of the planning and hope that this will be even more tempting for you. In this edition of the wine and food tour to South Africa we include Hermanus and Walker Bay. This […]

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New Brief out, #131: New organic wine book, penalty on over-weight, wine a cultural heritage | The Wine Newsletter

It’s 7 PM. Time for an aperitif. A “drink” before dinner. What’s your favourite kind of aperitif? We actually have a fairly limited repertoire of aperitifs. We rarely take a have “regular” wine. Well it happens. White in this case. It is rarely red. We almost only have red with […]

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New grand cru vineyards in Burgundy?

Will the Côte d’Or in Burgundy have a few more Grand Cru vineyards in a few years? Some people hope so while others are less enthusiastic. Applications from three premier cru vineyards in Pommard have been submitted to the INAO, the Institut National de l’ Origine et de la Qualité. […]

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Welcome to Blaxta Winery in Sweden

We received some news from one of the Swedish vineyards the other day. Blaxsta Winery in Sörmland, south of Stockholm, is probably the most rewarded of the Swedish vineyards. Göran Amnegård, owner and winemaker, says that three of Blaxtas Vidal Ice Wine has received over 97 points by Robert Parker […]

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