World of Wine

Termanthia Vertical

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A few of us were lucky enough to participate in an unprecedented vertical tasting of Termanthia organised by the director of Bodegas Numanthia, Lucas Löwi. Termanthia is the jewel in the crown of Numanthia, which gets its name from the city of Numancia, famous for its heroic...
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I knew the day would come when I would be able to put pen to paper to write about one of Mark Angeli’s wines! I met Mark in the winter of 2013, in his small winery on the Ferme de Sansonnière in Angers.  Because I was keen to understand biodynamics, I had decided that I would...
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The Roqueta family’s history has been entwined with wine and the vine since the 12th century. Such a long history grants them licence to look to the past as their birthright, revive forgotten grape varieties such as the radiant white picapoll and reprise age-old methods of...
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There have been four generations to date. Four generations that have worked long and hard to achieve the results they were striving for. Four generations that have made their wineries a reference, not only in Provence, but around the world. Four generations that have dedicated...
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Until very recently, Wine and Ecuador were, to my mind, two fine yet mutually exclusive concepts. Like most people, I associate wine with French, Italian and Spanish landscapes, where the seasons are identified by their temperature, and not by the presence or absence of rain,...
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Gramona vertical

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There are occasions when you feel fortunate not only to taste great wines, but because you have the impression of experiencing a defining ‘before and after’ moment in the way you understand certain wines. This moment occurred during an unforgettable tasting organized by...
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How we view life has a direct influence on how we deal with problems. "Change your thoughts and you change your world," said Norman Vincent, the American author who created the theory of positive thinking. In line with this philosophy, the Spanish Wine Board (OIVE) has...
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Sex and the City star Sarah Jessica Parker has added a southern French rosé to her Invivo X wine range, made in collaboration with New Zealand-based Invivo.
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A recent report which says that drinking red wine prevents prostate cancer has made waves in the national press, but how much truth is in the claim?
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French luxury group Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy has announced in its full year results for 2017 that its wine and spirits arm witnessed a surge in growth last year thanks to the US and recovery in China.
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