Happy Easter with Vinitaly’s designer recipes

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A preview of Vinitaly with the menu created by chefs Enrico Bartolini (starter), Piero Bertinotti (first course), Fabio Baldassarre (second course) and Massimo Spigaroli (dessert) – the stars of “Designer Restaurant” during the most important professional exhibition dedicated to wine scheduled in Verona 7-10 April. Verona, 29 March 2013 – Haute cuisine recipes for Easter lunch … Continue reading

Vinitaly report: Wine market trends in USA

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Three questions help interpret the wine market in major and emerging consumer countries, three questions help explain how winemaking in changing in the light of evolution in consumer preferences and even climate change. Vinitaly posed six questions to the journalists and oenologists – among the most famous and qualified in the world – selected as … Continue reading

Chandon Limited Edition Brut Classic for London Olympics 2012

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The limited edition Brut Classic is made from Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier, and blended with 10 to 20 percent Reserve wines from previous harvests. The wine goes through a second fermentation in the bottle to attain citrus spices layered over notes of almond and caramel. California winery Chandon has released a limited-edition bottle … Continue reading

Message on a bottle by Moet & Chandon Champagne

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Moet & Chandon, the world’s leading champagne brand has created this rose champagne gift set that comes with a bottle of Moet & Chandon Rose NV 75cl in a Special Edition rose pink sleeve and a gold marker pen to personalise your gift with a message. A great way to offer your clients an optional personalization during St Valentin … Continue reading

Champagne Cuvée Brut by Jean Paul Gaultier

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What do you get when you throw together a luxury couture label and a well known Champagne brand? Designer Champagne, of course! That is what happened when Jean Paul Gaultier created a new bottle for a limited edition of Piper Heidsieck’s Champagne Cuvee Brut. A place like Cannes seems to bring out the best of everything. That would … Continue reading

Interview: Marjan Simčič, Simčič winery, Ceglo/Brda, Slovenia

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The Simčič wines (attention – we are this time talking about Marjan Simčič, not Edi Simčič, who also creates excellent and well known wines!) are for sure between the best known Slovenian wines abroad. His often awarded wines from the Slovenian Brda region (part of the vineyards are also in Italian Collio) are known as … Continue reading

Primož Lavrenčič and wine estate Burja, Vipava valley, Slovenia

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Primož Lavrenčič is young but alredy well known producer of excellent wines from the Vipava valley. Winemaker with a clear vision of wine, which, for him, must be sophisticated, elegant and long – full of noble characteristics, which can already be found in his bottles. What has brought you into the world of wines? I … Continue reading

Discovering the Tastes

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RED BARBERA plummy and cherryish undertones of sweet vanilla The high-in-acid BARBERA grape of north-western Italy is a chameleon-like grape which changes considerably according to yield. As an everyday variety, it is a juicy glugger but it can metapmorphose into a concentrated, rich, plummy and cherryish wine with undertones of sweet vanilla and spice when … Continue reading

Water for the Body, Wine for the Soul / Movia

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When the talk turns to Slovenian wine, most connoisseurs will think of Movia. The magnificent Veliko Rdeče (The Great Red) and Veliko Belo (The Great White); the simple and sincere – but so perfect in her simplicity and sincerity – Rebula; Lunar crowned by the powerful magic of the moon; Puro, which, in its primordial … Continue reading

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