Jul 07 2011

The world’s top 2011 award for the best Muscats du Monde®

Tag: Ländersigi.hiss @ 17:31

The 11th edition of the Muscats du Monde® international competition organised by Forum Oenologie, was held on June 30 and July 1, 2011 in the city of Frontignan-la-Peyrade (Languedoc-Roussillon, France). Muscats du Monde® 2011 brought together 23 countries, making this competition one of the world’s top events for Muscats wines. Over the course of two days, international experts tasted 210 still and sparkling Muscats wines. Strict quality standards and optimal tasting conditions enabled the judges to award 74 medals (25 Gold, 49 Silver) that are recognised as a reliable criterion for selection. Continue reading „The world’s top 2011 award for the best Muscats du Monde®“

Jul 07 2011 Napa unsuitable for premium wine in 30 years – study

Tag: Regionensigi.hiss @ 13:27

by Adam Lechmere -Premium winemaking in Napa Valley could be impossible in 30 years according to a study into climate change.

noah diffenbaughScientists at Stanford University in California looked at four wine-growing counties in the western United Sates — Santa Barbara County and the Napa Valley in California, Yamhill County in Oregon’s Willamette Valley and Walla Walla County in Washington state’s Columbia Valley.

The scientists said that by 2040 there could be 50% less land suitable for cultivating premium wine grapes in high-value areas of Northern California.

However, some cooler parts of Oregon and Washington state would become correspondingly better for growing grapes. Continue reading „ Napa unsuitable for premium wine in 30 years – study“

Jul 07 2011

ÖSTERREICH: Weingipfel 2011 – Teil 1 Sauvignon Blanc

Tag: Regionensigi.hiss @ 11:49

Sigi Hiss – Zwei von vielen hochinteressanten Verkostungen während des österreichischen Weingipfels der ÖWM, war einmal die Sauvignon Blanc & das andere mal die Pinot Noir Verkostung. Wie immer bei der ÖWM war die alles perfekt organisiert. Hier Teil I mit der Sauvignon Blanc Probe. Weingipfel 2011_Sauvignon

Teil II mit dem Blauen Spätburgunder als Thema findet man HIER.