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Sunday 21 December 2014

Pinot Noir

Wine launch at 17,000ft breaks record

A New Zealand winery has broken a world record by staging a wine launch at 17,000 feet in the shadow of Mount Everest.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Alcohol removal on the up in US

One in four bottles of Californian Pinot Noir and Chardonnay have been through the industrial alcohol removal process supplied by ConeTech.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 3 Comments »

Beaune is ‘best value’ in Burgundy

Beaune is the best value wine appellation in Burgundy but has suffered from a “lack of reputation”, according to the president of Louis Jadot, Pierre-Henry Gagey.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 1 Comment »

Burgundian or Oregondian?

A Pinot Noir being described as Burgundian is always a bit of a double-edged sword, especially when the wine is not in fact from Burgundy.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Domaine Carneros sued over vineyard name

A small winery on the Sonoma Coast is suing Californian sparkling wine estate Domaine Carneros for copyright infringement over its La Terre Promise vineyard.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Pinot Noir forum ‘SIPNOT’ comes to HK

The Stonier International Pinot Noir Tasting is taking place in Hong Kong for the first time this month showcasing Pinot Noirs from around the world.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Oregon cattle develop a taste for Pinot

Van Duzer Vineyards in Oregon has found a novel use for its leftover Pinot Noir grape pomace – feeding it to calves on a neighbouring farm.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Pinot Noir-finished whiskey released

Brown Forman’s Woodford Reserve is to release a whiskey finished in a Pinot Noir barrel.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

New range advances Argentine terroir focus

Argentina is ready to direct greater focus towards its sub-regional differences, believes the winemaking director of Luigi Bosca as the producer releases its own terroir-driven range in the UK.

Friday, October 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Cloudy Bay winemaker weighs up 2014

Cloudy Bay senior winemaker Tim Heath has welcomed a “buoyant” phase for the New Zealand wine industry, but acknowledged that the bumper 2014 crop “won’t come without its challenges.”

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

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