WINE NEWS: Stay In, Drink Wise

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WINE NEWS: Wine production in The Netherlands

Grapevines have been cultivated in the Netherlands since Roman times. The first official record actually dates from the year 968, describing vineyards in and around Maastricht. Until recently, Dutch wines were little more than an oddity one could enjoy in the southern provinces of the Netherlands. But since the early 1990s the wine production has […]

WINE NEWS: Fires Damage Australian Grapes

Massive wildfires have been raging across Australia since September 2019. Wine regions in Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and Victoria have all been affected. This includes Hunter Valley, Canberra, Rutherglen, Gippsland and Adelaide Hills. All face an uncertain 2020 vintage, as the effects of smoke taint and heat on this year’s crop remain unknown. […]

WINE NEWS: LONG DAI, THE FIRST CHINESE WINE BY DOMAINES BARONS DE ROTHSCHILD

‘The 2017 vintage of Long Dai is the first chapter of a very long story as winemakers in China.’,Baron Eric de Rothschild Domaines Barons de Rothschild has produced its first Chinese wine, named Long Dai. Around 2,500 cases of Long Dai have been made from the 2017 vintage and the first wines will be released […]

WINE NEWS ​: BORDEAUX BREAKS ITS TRADITIONS

Revolutionary news from the most famous wine region of the world, Bordeaux. The change of climate, which is warmer, has affected particularly the Bordeaux grape, Merlot, because of its greater sensitivity to heat. Then, despite its strong attachment to its traditional and indigenous grape varieties, Bordeaux is determined to deal with global warming. Seven new grape […]