After a long wait, Robert Parker published his tasting notes for the Bordeaux 2013 en-primeurs in early September. As this vintage was particularly difficult (especially for the red wines), taking his time to publish these famous points may seem more reasonable. As for white wines 2013 White and sweet wines are – thanks to the weather that was more favourable ... Read More »
After a long wait, Robert Parker published his tasting notes for the Bordeaux 2013 en-primeurs in ea...
An “eco-friendly” vineyard in Tuscany The estate Castellare di Castellina was founded in...
Ingreat sadness, the Rothschild family announced the passing of the family matriarch, Baroness Phili...
The essence of Barolo The winery Cordero di Montezemolo was not always known by its current name. It...
An “eco-friendly” vineyard in Tuscany The estate Castellare di Castellina was founded in 1968 by the merger of five wineries. Since the late 1970s it has been owned by Paolo Panerai. After he took over Paolo developed a great interest in the autochthone varieties and he focused his vineyard plantings particularly on the Sangioveto (a noble and old version of ... Read More »
Ingreat sadness, the Rothschild family announced the passing of the family matriarch, Baroness Philippine de Rothschild on Saturday, atage 80. The grand dame of Bordeaux anda wine-industry powerhouse, Madame de Rothschild– as she preferred to be called –was president of the supervisory board and controlling shareholder of the house of Baron Philippe de Rothschild. Included in the portfolio of this ... Read More »
The essence of Barolo The winery Cordero di Montezemolo was not always known by its current name. Its history began in 1340, when Pietrino Falleti became the owner of the town La Morra and consequently also owner of the vineyard Monfalletto. Over the following centuries the family continued to expand its holding, which were later divided again as a result of ... Read More »
An Ancient History in Barolo The name Borgogno has always been associated with the production of wine in the Langhe region of Piedmont. In fact, the winery dates back to 1761, when it was founded by Bartolomeo Borgogno. His wines very quickly found their way to the great tables of Italy. In 1920 Cesare Borgogno took over the estate. With ... Read More »
The history of the estate Prunotto dates to 1904 and the creation of the cooperative “Ai Vini delle Langhe.” Indeed, first participant in the cooperative, Alfredo Prunotto purchased the estate twenty years later and gave it its name. With the help of his wife, the house quickly gained in reputation and began to export their wines worldwide. Prunotto, at that ... Read More »
A German entrepreneur produces French styled wines in Italy: an uncommon blend that begs for an explanation Georg Weber studied Business Administration in Lausanne, Suisse, and had always shown an interest in fine wines. His favorite holiday destinations were Bordeaux and Napa Valley. But the ultimate defining experience that turned him into a true wine lover was the chance to ... Read More »