25 Sauvignon Blancs From Around the World

With almost 300,000 acres of Sauvignon Blanc planted worldwide, this multifaceted variety has solidified itself as one of the most popular white-wine grapes for winemakers and wine lovers alike. It is extremely versatile in style and terroir expression, and examples range from the typically dry, mineral-driven wines of the Old World to the often intensely…

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America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants of 2018

This year, we have more geographic range than ever before, reflecting how fantastic wine and food are reaching every corner of the country. We’re loving spots in smaller cities that are impacting their communities; precise, tightly focused or seasonal wine lists; and the celebration of diversity and inclusion proliferating in the restaurant industry. We’re also…

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Riedel launches new ‘Performance’ glass range

Glassware company Riedel has launched a new range called ‘Performance’, designed to enhance the wine tasting experience. Riedel ‘Performance’ range Riedel ‘Performance’ range The new series is the first range from Riedel to have bowls with a ‘light optic impact’, according to the glass producer. 175 more words

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Best Wine For Sushi? Try One of These

When thinking sushi, the first thought is usually sake (saa-kaay), and rightfully so. Colloquially known as Japanese rice wine, sake is actually closer to beer than wine. But, that’s another story. So, in lieu of the classic, let’s chat (sushi-friendly) grape-based beverages. In this article, the aim is to simplify some of that “what if,”…

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You don’t have to visit a museum to view great art. There’s plenty to be found at your local wine shop. Here are just a few examples of fine art on wine labels from around the world. Britto bottle by Bodegas NortonBodegas Norton Barrel Select Malbec, Mendoza Argentina. Brazilian-born artist Romero Britto celebrates warmth, optimism,…

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ProWein Has Another Record-Breaking Year

Snow flurries and freezing temperatures did nothing to diminish another record-breaking year for ProWein, which took place this week in Düsseldorf, Germany. The three-day international wine and spirits trade fair concluded on Tuesday, having hosted visitors from more countries and more exhibitors than ever before. This year, 60,000 visitors from 133 countries, and 6,870 exhibitors…

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Champagne : le chiffre d’affaires à l’export bat un nouveau record

Le salon ProWein se tient actuellement à Dusseldorf en Allemagne. L’occasion pour le Comité Champagne de présenter les chiffres d’affaires lors d’une conférence de presse. Un nouveau record a été battu avec 4,9 milliards d’euros de chiffre d’affaires global.C. Lang avec S. Dumay La suite sur le site d’origine

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With record participation, Wines of Argentina will be present at ProWein 2018.

Wines of Argentina, the institution responsible for the promotion of the “Vino Argentino” brand in the world, together with the Argentine Agency of Investments and International Trade, will once again be present at ProWein in Düsseldorf, Germany from 18 to 20 March. It is an excellent opportunity to strengthen commercial relations with the importers and distributors of the most important wines in Europe and the world.

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Building A Wine List Is Not Easy!!


I’ve opened a restaurant. There I said it! I’m not quite sure what possessed me to lose my mind and agree to join Francois and Guillaume in opening La Ferme Primrose Hill, but I’m assuming alcohol had something to do with it. And once again I’m about to have a go at a part of the wine trade I’ve never done before and am way out of my depth; I’ve got to build the restaurant’s wine list!

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