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Ferrari Trentodoc Riserva Perlé Bianco 2006: the new, great, SW of Italy

Higher and higher the quality of the Italian classic method sparkling wines: staring the new level  were cousins Lunelli - Marcello, Matteo, Camilla and Alessandro - who represent today  the third generation holding the fate of the brand Cantine Ferrari. The new benchmark for all the SW is the new Trentodoc Reserve Perlè Bianco 2006, the newest member of the successful Perlé line, what is the middle of the maison’s quality pyramid,  made only with the grapes grown in the family ...

Amarone DOCG 2013: we tasted the new vintage. And these are, for us, the best

These are the Amarones DOCG 2013 that have most impressed in the blind tasting carried out by "The Italian Wine Journal" at “Anteprima Amarone” in Verona: 83 Amarone tasted ( 49 samples  taken from the barrel) from  78 Cellars that participated in the kermesse. A first general note recorded a very homogeneous quality: continues the work toward a background elegance that hides the strength and vigor typical of this “super-venetian” wine. Even more so - given the considerable number of ...

Harvest 2014 in UK, a new record: 47,433 hectolitres, the equivalent of 6.3 million bottles

The production figures for the 2014 harvest in the UK have just been released and reveal a significant growth in volume, breaking all industry production records. 47,433 hectolitres were produced last year - the equivalent of 6.3 million bottles (75cl). This represents an increase of 42% in volume over 2013 – itself a record-breaking figure of 4.45m bottles. The figures are compiled by the Wine Standards Branch (Food Standards Agency) from records submitted by all producers post-harvest. ...

Hush Heath releases extra-dry cuvee, reports “The Drink Business”

English wine producer Hush Heath has expanded its range with the release of an extra dry, non-vintage cuvée, ‘Leslie’s Reserve’. Made using the classic three Champagne grapes (55% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay and 5% Meunier) and aged for 15 months on its lees, the dosage was 19 grams of sugar; a higher than usual dose, as the estate explained, “to balance out the wine’s natural acidity, softening its structure, and enhancing fruit character to ensure ...

G.H.MUMM has announced

The prestigious House of Champagne, G.H.MUMM has announced it is the official supplier of the French Palais de la Légion d’Honneur. The partnership has grown from a relationship that has evolved throughout the heritage of these Houses. The award winning Cordon Rouge was created in 1876 and decorated with the red silk ribbon to symbolise the highest of French honours - the grand croix de la Légion d'honneur. The Cordon Rouge bottle became the symbol of the House from the 19th ...

The industry’s annual national wine awards

The industry's annual national wine awards - The English & Welsh Wine of the Year Competition - reveal an unprecedented number of medal winners, with South East vineyards dominating the trophies awarded. Of the 205 entries, 190 wines won medals, accounting for 95% of all wines in the competition, including 15 Gold, 111 Silver and 64 Bronze, with a further 4 awarded Highly Commended. Still wines were the overall winners, scooping 66% of the total medals (44% still white, 16% Rose and 6% ...

Ultimate Beverage Challenge (UBC)

Ultimate Beverage Challenge (UBC) proudly announces the results of the fifth Ultimate Wine Challenge® (UWC), held June 2-13, 2014 at UBC headquarters in Westchester County, New York. Led by UBC Founder and Judging Chairman F. Paul Pacult and Judging Co-Chairman Sean Ludford, eight of the world’s foremost wine authorities evaluated over 850 wines from around the world. This remarkable group of judges scored wines using UWC’s innovative multi-round judging system and the ...