Apr 28 2011

Rosés von der Loire: Ein Sommernachtstraum

Tag: Regionensigi.hiss @ 15:24
Rosés von der Loire, die richtigen Weine für die Grillsaison
Dass Rosé im Trend liegt, ist kein Geheimnis. Seit einigen Jahren erlebt der lange verkannte Wein ein Comeback und wird besonders von jüngeren Genießern, aber auch von Kennern gerne getrunken – sicherlich auch, weil sich die Qualität von Rosé im Allgemeinen stark gebessert hat. Im Sommer ist ein gekühlter Rosé eine willkommene und spannende Alternative zum Weißwein. Gerade die Rosés von der Loire mit ihrer pikanten Frische und leichten Restsüße sind die Stars jeder Gartenparty und optimale Begleiter sommerlicher Grillgerichte und Salate.

Apr 28 2011

Decanter: English wine producers search for signs of royal favour

Tag: Allgemeines,Ländersigi.hiss @ 13:27

by Adam Lechmere –  At least two English wine producers are on tenterhooks as they wait to see if their wine will be served at the Royal Wedding on Friday.Camel Valley

In the wake of announcing the selection of Pol Roger NV as the official wedding Champagne, the Daily Mail has outed Kent vineyard Chapel Down as the ‘official’ English wine at the wedding party at Buckingham Palace.

At the same time, renowned Cornwall producer Bob Lindo of Camel Valley told he has had mysteriously large orders over the last few weeks.

‘We sent one order of the Bacchus and the pink Sparkling to Waitrose, and then sent them an extra pallet – another 540 bottles – immediately. We don’t know where it went after that.’

Camel Valley regularly supplies wine to Clarence House, the London residence of the Prince of Wales, but the Waitrose order was ‘unusual’, Lindo said.  Continue reading „Decanter: English wine producers search for signs of royal favour“

Apr 28 2011

Decanter magazine to list alcohol level as standard

Tag: Allgemeinessigi.hiss @ 13:24

by Adam Lechmere – Decanter will state alcohol levels on all recommended wines listed in the magazine from the current (May) issue onwards.  The decision has been taken largely in response to requests from readers, editor Guy Woodward said. Continue reading „Decanter magazine to list alcohol level as standard“

Apr 28 2011

Decanter: Giacomo Tachis honoured at Decanter Man of the Year dinner

Tag: Personensigi.hiss @ 13:22

by Guy Woodward in Florence – Decanter’s Man of the Year for 2011, Giacomo Tachis, was formally presented with the award last night at a dinner in Florence.

Giacomo TachisThe Italian winemaker was honoured at the event, held at the Palazzo Antinori.

The site was appropriate: it was with the Antinori family that Tachis made arguably his two most renowned wines – the ‘SuperTuscans’ Sassicaia and Tignanello.

Family, friends and colleagues gathered to hear Decanter publishing director Sarah Kemp pay tribute to Tachis. In her presentation speech, she said Tachis had ‘made a significant difference to the world of wine, and have exerted an extraordinary influence on Italian wine – an influence that will live on’. Continue reading „Decanter: Giacomo Tachis honoured at Decanter Man of the Year dinner“

Apr 28 2011

Wines of New York & Brazil to debut at Decanter New World Fine Wine Encounter

Tag: Ländersigi.hiss @ 13:18

by staff  – The wines of Brazil and New York as well as the classic New World wine regions will be showcased at next month’s Decanter New World Fine Wine Encounter.

The most renowned wineries from Argentina, Chile, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, Brazil and the US will be showing their finest wines at Decanter’s latest event at the Landmark Hotel in London on 14 May. Continue reading „Wines of New York & Brazil to debut at Decanter New World Fine Wine Encounter“