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  • Is wine for drinking or investing?
    内容摘要In essence, wine is nothing more than flavored alcohol, made from some sort of berry, often grapes. As such, it has various uses, including drinking. The objective of drinking it is not something that I will go into here, but there is a… Read more »
  • Napa’s extravagant wine auction ends after 40 years, changing to be less...
    内容摘要Auction Napa Valley, the notoriously extravagant charity wine auction that began in 1981 and has hosted guests like Oprah Winfrey and Gavin Newsom, will not return, its organizers announced Tuesday morning. In its place, the Napa Valley… Read more »
  • A new drink that reduces brain oxidative stress
    内容摘要Neurodegenerative diseases pose a major health problem for developed countries. This post reports the results of a study aimed to develop a new antioxidant-enriched drink. The authors found that addition of red grape polyphenols and Mec… Read more »
  • Angelina Jolie grabs Peter Michael Pinot for Ex
    内容摘要© Regency Enterprises | Angelina Jolie has had a long-standing interest in wine, so it was no surprise to see she brought a good bottle when she went visiting.From Angelina Jolie to the revelations of a literary great, this week proves … Read more »
  • 馋 | 一头牛与葡萄酒的搭配指南馋 | 一头牛与葡萄酒的搭配指南
    内容摘要 原创 专注吃喝的 葡萄酒评论 葡萄酒评论 putaojiupinglun 这里有最权威的葡萄酒报告、最有趣的葡萄酒资讯、最时尚的葡萄酒生活。... Read more »
  • Napa Brings Hammer Down on Wine Auction
    内容摘要© NVV | Auction Napa Valley was as much about the bling as it was about the wine.The big Auction Napa Valley charity event will no longer be a debauch for the ultra-rich.By W. Blake Gray | Posted Saturday, 19-Jun-2021 In 2005, Napa Vall… Read more »
  • Oregon Winery Buys into Burgundy
    内容摘要© Château La Crée | Grace Evenstad and late husband Ken first bought land in Burgundy back in 2015.Burgundy producers have often bought land in Oregon, but now the tables are turning.By W. Blake Gray | Posted Friday, 18-Jun-2021 It's op… Read more »
  • Godello & Mencía in Northwest Spain
    内容摘要 Though Spain is one of the largest wine producers in the world, industry-wide acceptance of its fine wines has taken an exceedingly long time to establish. It was just 20 years ago that “big” had grown in dominance to be the defining s… Read more »
  • Picking Winners from 2020 Bordeaux
    内容摘要© Bordeaux.com | The 2020 vintage was the third consecutive good one for Bordeaux.It was a good vintage overall, but you still need to pick and choose carefully when investing.By W. Blake Gray | Posted Thursday, 17-Jun-2021 The bad news… Read more »
  • Wine industry will never be the same after 2020Wine industry will never be the same after 2020
    内容摘要A glass of wine being poured (Photo: Image by Jill Wellington from Pixabay)The COVID-19 pandemic is a psychological, cultural and — regrettably — political event as well as an epidemiological cataclysm. It also changed the wine world. E… Read more »
  • Napa Goes Kosher : Vinography
    内容摘要I’m a particularly bad (read: unobservant and unbelieving) Jew, but I’ve written my share of articles on kosher wines over the years, usually for magazines or websites with broad consumer readerships, and usually to coincide with some J… Read more »
  • A Look at LBGTQIA+ Issues in Wine, and How the Industry Can Solve Them
    内容摘要 When Alvaro Cardenas first started selling wine in 1996, it was common for him to be greeted by professionals who made inappropriate jokes about HIV and AIDS or commented, “Here comes this little f*g trying to sell me wine.” Add that h… Read more »
  • Truce Called in Wine Tariff War
    内容摘要© Fee.org | Hostilities over wine and spirits between the US and the EU have stopped, to everyone's relief.Wine and spirits producers – and consumers – can breathe a sigh of relief after a breakthrough on US-EU tariffs.By W. Blake Gray … Read more »
  • Sensor technology gives growers actual ET readings
    内容摘要Growers have long had the ability to estimate crop evapotranspiration, but work a few years ago by a University of California, Davis graduate student and others opened that world to give farmers actual ET rates through a simple sensor. … Read more »
  • The different faces of South African Chenin Blanc
    内容摘要Of all the grape varieties grown in the Cape, it’s Chenin Blanc that perhaps has the strongest claim to be South Africa’s signature variety. While Pinotage lovers may dispute this, Chenin’s claims are several. It’s South Africa’s most w… Read more »