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Wednesday 4 March 2015

Italy

Italian fine wine leads on cuisine

While Italian wines can’t quite match the presence of French favourites in Asia, the country’s other famous export – cuisine – is one way of helping bring the country’s top pours further into the spotlight.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Querciabella launches new Riserva

Chianti Classico producer Querciabella has launched its first Riserva wine since the 1999 vintage.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Follador to launch still wine range

Prosecco producer Follador will unveil a new range of still wines called Ca’ dei Noni at next month’s ProWein and Vinitaly trade fairs.

Friday, February 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Ornellaia feeds collector demand

Ornellaia has reported a growing appetite for collecting wine as the Super Tuscan unveiled Swiss artist John Armleder as the latest collaborator in its “Vendemmia d’Artista” series.

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Biondi-Santi to skip 2014 vintage

One of Brunello di Montalcino’s most prestigious producers, Biondi-Santi, has announced it will not be producing a Brunello from the 2014 vintage.

Friday, February 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 Italians at Sotheby’s

Fine wine at auction is not just a two horse race between Bordeaux and Burgundy, with 2014 seeing growing interest in Italy led by American demand.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Vino 2015 hits New York

Dubbed “the grandest Italian wine event ever held outside Italy”, Vino 2015 is packing out New York’s Waldorf Astoria this week.

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Chianti, meds and Hannibal Lector

When Hannibal Lector uttered his line about eating a man’s liver with “fava beans and a nice Chianti”, his food and wine matching choice was very deliberate.

Friday, January 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Nebbiolo’s tannins no longer ‘the enemy’

Nebbiolo’s high tannins and light colour are no longer “the enemy”, according to Pio Cesare’s winemaker Pio Boffa.

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 1 Comment »

‘Astounding’ Burgundies lead HDH auction

Auction house Hart Davis Hart’s season will begin with a two-day long sale in Chicago featuring an “astounding range” of fine wines and whiskies.

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 No Comments »

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