Author Archives: Lili Kocsis

Tuscany: Home of Southern Italy’s Treasures

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Tuscany is a viticultural region in Italy that is often whispered on the lips of wine amateurs and connoisseurs around the world. Home of the Super Tuscan, a term coined by wine critics, Tuscany is a jewel in Italy’s star-studded wine producing history. Tuscany is located in central Italy, and is home to the legendary Chianti region. Chianti is recognized ... Read More »

Millesima Tips #3: The Harvest (1/2)

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You’ve heard of the grape harvest. But when does it actually take place, and how? And what does it mean for the winery? The third in our series of educational Millesima Tips will explore the harvest, perhaps the most exciting aspect of winemaking. What is the harvest? A key stage of the annually recurring vine cycle and the moment in which the patience of the ... Read More »

Millesima Tips #3: The Harvest, Techniques and Global Climate Change (2/2)

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We have already discussed the topic of the harvest in general in Part 1/2 of our Millesima Tip #3. What follows is a closer look at manual vs. mechanical techniques and the effect of global climate change on wine grape harvests around the world. Man vs. Machine Tradition or modernity? Manual or mechanical harvesting? The choice often depends on the difficulty ... Read More »

Moet & Chandon | Two Summertime Cuvees

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Two ideal cuvees for the hot months of summer, the Ice Imperial and Ice Imperial Rose were created by the illustrious House of Moet & Chandon specifically to be enjoyed over ice. Whether you prefer white or rose champagne, these two wines are sure to satisfy, perfect to be enjoyed on their own on the rocks or as a refreshing fizz ... Read More »

Domaine Saint Andrieu | The Rebirth of a Provence Estate

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From the moment the property was first purchased by Jean-Paul and Nancy Bignon, Domaine Saint Andrieu has embarked on an exciting journey toward the renewal and revitalisation of its vineyard and cellar. Today the estate produces a line of rose, white and red wines, which effortlessly express the diversity of the Provençal terroir. The Estate’s Metamorphosis What is doubtless the most important ... Read More »

Prosecco: Italian Sparkling Wine

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Prosecco is often compared to Champagne, but there is so much more to the sparkling wine than its “competition”. Prosecco is Italy’s most popular sparkling wine. Only produced in the Valdobbiadene region of Veneto, Italy, we’re going to learn about the distinct characteristics and history of this timeless sparkling wine. The Origin of Italian Bubbles Prosecco dates back to the ... Read More »

Millesima Tips #2: The Grape Varieties

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Millesima Tips is a series of educational tutorials designed to help wine-lovers learn more about various subjects in the world of wine. Our handy guide provides useful information on the winemaking process, from pruning the vine to blending the wine, and everything in between. The second episode of our series explores grape varietals and how they affect the aromatic and flavour profile of the wines made from ... Read More »

Domaine Louis Cheze: The Success Story of a Self-Taught Winemaker

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When Louis Cheze took over his family farm in 1978, his goal was to have 10 hectares dedicated to grapevines. Thanks to his passion, determination and natural curiosity, the estate now covers 35 hectares over a variety of appellations. The vineyards of Domaine Louis Cheze, located in the heart of northern Cotes du Rhone produce a beautiful range of Viognier, ... Read More »

Millesima Tips #1: The Vine Cycle

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Millesima has recently created Millesima Tips, an educational tutorial for those who wish to learn more about various subjects in the world of wine. From vine to glass, this handy guide is full of useful information on the intricate processes involved in the elaboration of a wine. The first episode of our series on wine-making explores the vine cycle, from the plant’s ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016: Our Team Favourites

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Having enjoyed excellent climatic conditions that allowed for harvesting at optimum maturity in several regions, the 2016 vintage can be described as truly exceptional! Following in the footsteps of 1928/1929, 1989/1990, 2009/2010, the years 2015/2016 join the ranks of superb duo-vintages. Millésima offers over 250 wines en primeur, making it difficult to choose… Luckily, the Millésima sales team is here ... Read More »

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