Mai 05 2010

Co-op plants vineyard in Gloucestershire

Tag: Ländersigi.hiss @ 17:46

Richard Woodard – UK supermarket The Co-operative Group is to produce its own English wine from vines planted on one of the company’s farms in Gloucestershire. The six-acre vineyard in Down Ampney, near Cirencester, will produce a white wine, mainly from the Ortega grape variety, from about 2014.

The wine will be sold as part of the Co-op’s Grown by Us range – food and drink products either grown by The Co-operative Farms, or made using their produce. ‚It’s a bit of an experiment, but it’s one we are really looking forward to,‘ said Christine Tacon, managing director of The Co-operative Farms. Continue reading „Co-op plants vineyard in Gloucestershire“

Mai 05 2010

Alfredo Currado dies

Tag: Personensigi.hiss @ 12:17

Alfredo Currado Jeremy Parzen – Alfredo Currado, one of Piedmont’s most beloved and respected winemakers, has died aged 78. Currado died of pneumonia last week in Cannes, where his family owns a second home.

The renowned Barolo winemaker had battled Parkinson’s disease for 12 years. Continue reading „Alfredo Currado dies“

Mai 05 2010

Top Sauternes release prices

Tag: Regionen,Weingütersigi.hiss @ 12:12

by Adam Lechmere – Two Sauternes first growths have released their prices – Chateau Suduiraut and Chateau Guiraud. They follow Lafaurie Peyraguey, Doisy Daene, Doisy Vedrines and Sigalas Rabaud in being among the first properties to release.
Chateau Suduiraut, which Michel Bettane Continue reading „Top Sauternes release prices“