year : 2018 11 results

Champagne Gardet (primo assoluto), Spier 1692 (miglior bio), Sacramundi (miglior autoctono)i: ecco i Campioni del Mondo del Challenge Euposia 2018

Champagne Gardet, maison fondata nel 1895 a Chigny-les-Roses da Charles Gardet (importata in Italia da B.e.Vi Srl di Sergio Bruno a Parona di Valpolicella), è l'undicesimo Campione del Mondo del Challenge internazionale Euposia che si è svolto a metà novembre, col patrocinio e secondo le regole del Grand Jury Européen. La manifestazione si è svolta presso il nuovissimo centro accoglienza di Tommasi Family Estates a San Pietro in Cariano, nel cuore della Valpolicella classica. Due giorni di ...

Hattingley Valley is the new world champion “Rosé” at the eleventh edition of the Challenge Euposia before Cesarini Sforza, Champagne Perrier Jouet and Pierre Ponelle

Back in the UK the title of World Champion among the Classic method Rosé sparkling wines, at the eleventh edition of the International Challenge Euposia, which took place in recent days, in Verona in the prestigious setting of the Tommasi winery: the 2014 Millennium of Hattingley Valley in fact reported in Hampshire a title that in the past had gone twice to Camel Valley. Hattingley Valley preceded the Italian Trentodoc Cesarini Sforza 1673; Champagne Perrier Jouet, Blason Rosé; Pierre ...

Douro, the 2018 harvest report: another atypical year. Alexandre Antas Botelho’s note

2018 was another atypical year in the Douro. We could even define irregular and uncharacteristic as the rule in recent years. 2018 had many difficulties and as main characteristics that define it: frequent and estended rainfall periods, hail storms, the great mildew pressure and the summer heat wave. But it seems that the grape quality was good and even, in some cases, as reported by some Douro producers, extraordinary. So, let us follow the wine year in the Douro. After a long cycle of ...

Vendemmia 2018, Primitivo di Manduria in controtendenza: buona qualità, quantità in calo e tenuta dei prezzi

Una vendemmia in controtendenza rispetto al resto d'Italia e della Puglia per il Primitivo di Manduria: qualità mantenuta, quantità in diminuzione e tenuta dei prezzi. A un mese e mezzo dalla fine della vendemmia nella zona del Primitivo di Manduria doc, pur non avendo ancora i dati definitivi, il Consorzio di Tutela traccia le prime conclusioni. "La vendemmia 2018 per il Salento in generale, e in particolare per il Primitivo di Manduria ha mostrato una flessione quantitativa. – afferma ...

Prowein Business Report 2018: China increasingly leader in the market while Argentina, Portugal and RSA challenge Italy and France

Commissioned by ProWein for the second time, the Geisenheim University has again surveyed more than 2,300 experts in the wine industry from 46 countries on international wine markets, marketing trends, developments in online wine sales and the economic situation. The survey conducted in mid 2018 was once more met with strong interest in the industry. Since the first survey in 2017 the number of participants increased by 60% from 1,487 to 2,364. This makes the ProWein Business Report the ...

Tenuta Carretta, Bric Paradiso Roero DOCG Riserva 2013: memory of the sea

Among the vineyards of Nebbiolo at Tenuta Carretta, the storied winery in Piobesi d’Alba, those planted in the Menzione Geografica Aggiuntiva  Bric Paradiso in Roero are distinguished for their ability to showcase a particular, and lesser-known, face of this wine. The soils of marine origin - poor in organic matter and rich in mineral salts - the predominantly sandy composition of the soils, the steep slopes of the vines and the important daily temperature range which is accentuated in the ...

Tedeschi e il Dipartimento di Biotecnologie dell’Università di Verona uniti per svelare i caratteri aromatici di Monte Olmo, La Fabriseria e Maternigo

Tedeschi porta avanti da tempo un lavoro di ricerca scientifica volto al raggiungimento di una qualità sempre maggiore in accordo con la sostenibilità del territorio e dell'intera filiera produttiva. Grazie ad una convenzione tra l'azienda e il Dipartimento di Biotecnologie dell'Università di Verona, è iniziato 10 mesi fa uno studio dei caratteri aromatici delle uve e dei vini da singoli vigneti e dei principali fattori coinvolti nella loro espressione, con particolare riferimento alla ...

Brazilian wine and sparkling wine exports increased 32% in value in the first half of 2018

Brazilian still and sparkling wine exports increased by 39.3% in volume and 32.8% in value in the first half of 2018, in comparison with the same period in the previous year. The wine products were traded to 29 countries, adding up to 1,593,137 liters and USD 3.6 million in sales.  In the ranking of the five main destinations are Paraguay, the United States, Singapore, Colombia, and the United Kingdom. The 42 participating companies of the Wines of Brasil sector project, held in partnership ...

High quality marks the 2018 harvest in Rio Grande do Sul

Celebrated by winemakers as one of the best grape crops of the decade in terms of quality, the 2018 harvest accounted for the yield of 663.2 million kilograms of fruit in gaucho wineries. The volume, considered to be within the historic norm, is 12% smaller than the previous vintage. Of the total, 597,699,541 were American and hybrid grapes, and 65,640,421 were Vitis viniferas. In this crop, 113 grape varieties were harvested in 129 municipalities of Rio Grande do Sul, with processing in 64 ...

The 2018 vintage: abundant ripeness and an early harvest for the Austrian wines

«For the most part, Austria’s grapevines were able to withstand the enormous heat and lack of moisture that characterised the 2018 vegetation cycle. So we have a very early and very ripe vintage on our hands, one in which persistently high temperatures have led to consistently higher levels of alcohol and lower levels of acidity. Volume will in any event be just above average: we are looking forward to a harvest in the magnitude of some 2.6 million hectolitres» declared Viticultural ...