2012 Napa wines are well structured, with good levels of acidity providing freshness and color stability. Based upon on all of these characteristics, we expect greatness for the 2012 Napa Valley vintage!
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Philippe Cambie shares two decades of tasting notes from old vintages of Chateau Cabrieres. And even better, he provides some great winter ideas for pairing old Chateauneuf du Pape as well!
The La Crau sector has been particularly successful. I am very happy to present the wines. The more I taste of 2012 Chateauneuf du Pape, the more I like it!
The idea that the moon plays a role in planting is also a tradition that stretches back to the ancient Egyptians and was used for over 3,000 years. It is only because of the Victorians that we have dismissed this idea as being wrong.
2011 German Wines will be forever known as a wine drinkers vintage, which should be taken as great news for fans of German wines!
Charles Massoud of Paumanok vineyards in New York makes the case for machine harvesting grapes for wine.
Masi Tupungato experiments with the Apassimento technique on Malbec and Pinot Grigio. The Apassimento method uses grapes that, after harvesting, have been dried on straw mats to concentrates flavors, aromas and sugar, resulting in a more intensely flavoured wine.