month : 12/2018 3 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 ...