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Tuesday 23 September 2014

Brunello

€1 million Italian wine scam uncovered

Police in Italy have seized 160,000 litres of Tuscan wines labelled falsely as Brunello and Rosso di Montalcino.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 1 Comment »

Wine war erupts in Italy

A “wine war” has kicked off in Italy after winemakers were warned too many vineyards could be damaging to the environment.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

A vintage year for Brunello

The Montalcino region has faced some problems in the past, but these days local winemakers can accentuate the positive.

Friday, June 13th, 2014 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Alberto Antonini

The Tuscan wine consultant on his beloved vinyl collection, the importance of doing what you love, and drinking Barolo with Woody Allen.

Friday, March 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Will Lyons picks “an interesting example of the food friendly wine made in Uruguay right now” and Jessica Yadegaran recommends “a truly yummy Pinot Noir”.

Thursday, August 15th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

With summer on the horizon Olly Smith recommends a red with a “wondrous lift of freshness” while Hamish Anderson picks out a wine “made for sipping outside on a hot day”.

Monday, June 10th, 2013 2 Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Dave McIntyre recommends “an excellent rosé for summer” while Eric Asimov sticks to the current season as he picks his favourite wines for spring.

Thursday, May 16th, 2013 No Comments »

Brunello Consorzio suing Soldera for libel

The Consorzio of Brunello di Montalcino is to take legal action against producer Ginafranco Soldera over comments he made about the group to an Italian newspaper.

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 1 Comment »

Brunello vandal gets four years in jail

The vandal who destroyed six vintages of Case Basse Brunello di Montalcino from his former employer has been sentenced to four years in prison.

Monday, March 25th, 2013 No Comments »

Suspect identified in Brunello attack

Police are close to an arrest over the attack on leading Brunello estate Case Basse on 2 December in which 62,600 litres of six vintages of Brunello were lost.

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 1 Comment »

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