World of Wine

Nature can cause entire civilizations to vanish. One of the rare examples of the sudden end of a society to be recorded is that of the Minoan people. In 1650 BC the greater part of the island of Santorini disappeared in a tremendous volcanic explosion. The tidal wave which...
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Icewines are one of the rarest of rarities from the world’s vineyards: liquid marvels created in virtually impossible conditions, when the vines are in the grip of winter and the grapes have nothing left to do but concentrate their sugars before the inevitable freeze.
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Toni Gelabert is happy to remain in quiet anonymity and modest silence, which he will only break when he feels like it.  "I make wines to last. They will speak for me and some already do", he says.  This man of deep convictions has his feet planted firmly in the Son Fangos soil...
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Vina Maris (Calpe, Alicante) and Crusoe Treasure (Plentzia, Vizcaya) are the first two Spanish wineries exclusively dedicated to the ageing of wines on the seabed.  What are the advantages of this unusual underwater ageing method?
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Louis Roederer, luxury and glamour

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Luxury, glamour, excellence, prestige…terms that are not necessarily incompatible with humility, determination, hard work, effort… Our visit to this great Champagne house showed us that attaining the highest echelons and maintaining your position among the elite takes ...
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This Champagne House, founded in the 18th century and one of the oldest in the Champagne region, is currently undergoing a transition, which, if not revolutionary (as the Lanson style must be preserved at all costs), is nevertheless significant and will certainly leave its mark....
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Sotheby´s kicks off London Season

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Sotheby’s will begin its autumn season in London later this month with the sale of a “Great Bordeaux Cellar&rdquo
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Many wines have a story to tell but very few have a story like theirs, according to Jean Leon, the famous bodega in the heart of Penedès, Spain. Its founder, Jean Leon, a native of Santander, opened a restaurant in Beverly Hills and became a Hollywood celebrity. At the company...
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This is not a play on words, despite seeming so. The use of the expression “pago” in the oenological field encompasses so many meanings that it becomes difficult to convey any sort of clarity to the end consumer. Singling out the best, we attempt to shed some light on these...
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