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  • How French Wine Master Isabelle Legeron Is Revolutionizing Wine 23 Feb 2020 17:12 Forbes Isabelle Legeron, Founder of RAW WINE RAW WINE For years, Isabelle Legeron has been making waves in wine. In 2009, she was the first woman in France to become a Master of Wine—the most prestigious title in the industry—and she is also one of less than four …
  • Wine, cycling, art, cuisine: village life and a cool guesthouse south of Bordeaux 23 Feb 2020 08:00 The Guardian Arriving in Sauternes feels like landing in the middle of a French feel-good movie. You roll into the village, some 40km south of Bordeaux, along winding roads that run past meticulously tended vines bordered by low stone walls – and wish you were in an …
  • Sweet ciders and sparkling wine to go with pancakes 23 Feb 2020 07:51 The Guardian Eric Bordelet Poiré Granit, Normandy, France 2018 (from £18.99, the Solent Cellar, Hedonism, the Butchery Ltd E1 and SE23) For years, I only drank cider when in a crêpe restaurant. This was much the same ‘when in Rome’ logic that had me only drinking sake …
  • Jazz & Wine Scholarship Fundraiser March 1 23 Feb 2020 03:37 Atlantic News Telegraph The Iowa Western Cass County Jazz & Wine Scholarship fundraiser is fast approaching and there is still time to show your support for Cass County college students who attend IWCC. Tickets are $25 per person and you will be able to enjoy music provided …
  • Trop to host wine festival 23 Feb 2020 03:18 Atlantic City Weekly With the winter in full swing, a trip around the world to sample fine wines may sound like a dream. Of course to actually do that would be very time consuming, not to mention expensive. But fear not, as you can enjoy them all right here together as …
  • Celebrities, burger lovers partake in South Beach Wine and Food Festival Burger Bash 22 Feb 2020 19:04 WSVN MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - The Burger Bash has started on the beach in South Florida! Chefs cooked up their best creations between two buns hoping to take home some hardware. The South Beach Wine and Food Festival is officially in high gear, and some big …
  • UPDATE 2-Macron tells farmers he'll fight for EU budget, wine tariff relief 22 Feb 2020 15:43 Reuters PARIS (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday told farmers that France stood its ground in opposing cuts to agricultural subsidies and would continue to do so, a day after an EU summit on the bloc’s next budget ended in deadlock. French President …
  • Chef's plans to open wine bar serving platters and charcuterie plates 22 Feb 2020 12:58 Evening News 24 PUBLISHED: 12:30 22 February 2020 | UPDATED: 12:30 22 February 2020 The former Unknown Coffee, which looks set to become The Corkscrew. Photo: Lauren Cope Archant A chef who grew up in Italy hopes to bring a relaxed, convivial dining style to Norwich when …
  • Wine-flavoured gin is now a thing - and there's new cocktails too 22 Feb 2020 12:10 Coventry Telegraph We've all done it - when we arrive at the bar and can't work out what we want to drink. Well, if you are choosing between win and gin you might have the ideal answer now. That is because one innovative company has launched three kinds of wine- …
  • World-class wines from Australian wine royalty 22 Feb 2020 06:40 The Irish Times Two of the oldest wine families in Australia visited Ireland recently. Yalumba, owned by the Hill-Smith family and with a tradition going back to 1849, is the older of the two by a few years. The first vintage for the Tyrrell family didn’t take place until …
  • Quirky organic wine retailer Wine Freedom is opening a permanent bar in Digbeth 22 Feb 2020 06:22 Birmingham Mail A quirky new wine bar is opening in Digbeth. After a series of successful wine pop-ups, 'purveyors of the finest natural wines' Wine Freedom will open its first permanent bar in April. The new bar will be housed in the currently empty W.J. Wild …
  • Do you know how many kids were around when Jesus turned water to wine? – Shatta Wale to FDA 22 Feb 2020 06:13 Ghana MMA Entertainment of Saturday, 22 February 2020 Source: pulse.com.gh 2020-02-22 Shatta Wale Ghanaian dancehall artiste Shatta Wale has hit out at the Food and Drugs Authority following their directive to disallow celebrities from promoting alcoholic beverages …
  • More Wine Estates confirmed for Wine On Water Festival in St Francis Bay 22 Feb 2020 06:03 J Bay News It has been an exciting week in St Francis Bay, as the Wine On Water (WoW) festival organisers have announced the latest round of wine estates to join those illustrious estates already confirmed. The latest round of confirmations includes Babylonstoren, …
  • Sipping while shopping: Are stores that offer wine making you spend more? 22 Feb 2020 02:50 KTSA
  • Eat, drink and be magic in Lake Eola this weekend at the Downtown Food and Wine Fest 21 Feb 2020 21:59 Orlando Weekly Lake Eola Park becomes a gastronomic wonderland this weekend as the Downtown Food & Wine Fest returns. Mouth-watering dishes from 30 of Orlando’s most recognizable restaurants are on the menu, along with wine from domestic and international vintners. …
  • San-in Wine Festival 2020 21 Feb 2020 21:47 News On Japan The 2nd San-in Wine Festival will be held! Continuing from last year, seven wineries from outside the area and five wineries in the area will participate. In addition, the producers of the cider that are currently attracting attention will also participate …
  • Kobe Japanese Wine Fes 2020 21 Feb 2020 21:47 News On Japan More than 25 Japanese wineries from all over Japan visited! Please appreciate Japanese wine which is getting more and more attention recently. At the venue, it will be offered by glass sale (the price varies depending on the wine). In the spring of 2020, …
  • Magical Wine Tour 2020 21 Feb 2020 21:47 News On Japan The 2nd “Magical Wine Tour” will be held, a domestic wine event that attracts passionate creators who were popular last year. This year as well as last year, 6 small-scale, high-quality wineries from all over Japan and 6 popular restaurants in Nagoya will …
  • VIDE Unveils New Packaging and Partners with Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits 21 Feb 2020 21:11 Bevnet NEW YORK— New York-based VIDE Beverages announces a new distribution agreement with Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, the country’s largest wine and spirits distributor. VIDE offers a new and innovative approach to the canned cocktail space, currently …
  • Retailers enticing shoppers into stores with wine, other experiences 21 Feb 2020 20:40 KFSN Shoppers heading to brick-and-mortar stores may be delighted to find that their favorite retailers are now offering wine and other experiences to entice customers to spend a little bit more. "Hood Feminism" author Mikki Kendall is one of those …
  • Anthony Gismondi: Personalities of the 2020 Vancouver International Wine Festival 21 Feb 2020 19:41 Vancouver Sun It’s wine festival week in Vancouver, and that means a city full of global wine personalities pitching their wares. There is little doubt wine is experiencing a bit of downturn among younger consumers who, for one reason or another, are making different …
  • Salut!: Paris is for (wine) lovers 21 Feb 2020 19:37 Edmonton Journal Paris is consistently ranked as one of the top destinations to visit in Europe. From art aficionados to history buffs, to foodies and fashion fans, the French city is a magnet for international tourists. (More than 89 million people reportedly visited the …
  • Enjoy wine and food, rub shoulders with NBA stars, help at-risk kids at Orlando Wine Fest 21 Feb 2020 18:59 Florida Today Master Sommelier George Miliotes, of Wine Bar George in Disney Springs, trying out some wines for this year’s event with Magic player Evan Fournier, a wine connoisseur. (Photo: Submitted photo) Great food, world-class wines and the Orlando Magic combined …
  • A friend discarded my supposedly 'corked' 20-year-old wine. Was he right to? 21 Feb 2020 18:37 Age Q: I took a 20-year-old wine to a friend’s place and he made a mess of extracting the cork, which broke, leaving fragments in the wine. He pronounced the wine “corked” and poured it down the drain, despite my protestation that it tasted fine. What should I …
  • Wine: Despite its name, dolcetto is a dry delight 21 Feb 2020 18:20 Montreal Gazette Piedmont is also home to nebbiolo and barbera, but the lesser-known dolcetto is well worth a taste. Bill Zacharkiw I’ve noticed more and more interest in the northern Italian region of Piedmont. There’s a much wider selection at the SAQ these days, and I …
  • Farmbar hosts fundraising event with bites from local chefs, curated wine pairings, and more 21 Feb 2020 18:05 Charleston City Paper The Farmbar invites guests to join them for a fundraising evening in support of the making of documentary film, All the Best, Jean-Louis by creator and executive producer Suzi Bittles. This event will be held on Sat. March 7 from 5-9 p.m. at a private home …
  • Mel Dick of Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits is Knighted Commander of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic 21 Feb 2020 16:09 Odessa American MIAMI & DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2020-- Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits (“Southern Glazer’s”)—the world's pre-eminent distributor of beverage alcohol—today announced that Mel Dick, the Company’s Senior Vice President and President of …
  • 5 Hudson Valley Restaurants Taking Natural Wine Seriously 21 Feb 2020 15:46 Chronogram The rise of the farm-to-table restaurant movement brought a renewed scrutiny of ingredients and a return to more wholesome methods of food preparation. In the Hudson Valley, many restaurants have also begun applying this ethos to their wine list curation …
  • 100-year-old wine pioneer Frank Pastori dies 21 Feb 2020 15:41 The Santa Rosa Press Democrat Of all the old-school winemakers in Sonoma County, Frank Pastori of Geyserville was likely the oldest. Pastori was born on the ranch his Italian immigrant parents started to work in 1914. He learned to grow and sell grapes, and to keep back enough for …
  • Lidl is now selling magnums of wine from £7.99 21 Feb 2020 15:23 Wales Online Lidl is now selling magnums of red wine. Magnums are equivalent to two standard 750ml bottles of wine, and the supermarket is offering Nero d'Avola and classic Chianti. The most affordable out of the two is the Nero d'Avola which is £7.99. (Image: …
  • Chocolate, Wine, Jazz return to LMC’s South Haven campus 21 Feb 2020 14:05 Leader Publications SOUTH HAVEN – Lake Michigan College has teamed up with the nonprofit community arts organization, Foundry Hall, to present the second year of Chocolate, Wine & Jazz at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 14 on LMC’s South Haven Campus. The evening will feature jazz …
  • ‘Italian Bites’ On The Menu For Foodies At South Beach Wine & Food Festival 21 Feb 2020 10:08 WFOR MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) – It’s that time of year again where foodies flock to the sands of Miami Beach. It was the second day of the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival, which is happening from Feb. 19–23. Thursday night’ …
  • Samaria winery introduces Pompeo wine 21 Feb 2020 09:51 Arutz Sheva
  • Lidl launches red wine magnums for an absolute bargain price 21 Feb 2020 09:13 Mirror Lidl is now selling magnums of the highly rated Nero d’Avola and classic Chianti wines. And you can pick up the super-sized 1.5-litre bottles for less than a tenner each, with the Nero d’Avola priced at £7.99 and the Chianti at £9.99. In fact, the Nero d’ …
  • India’s 1st wine in a can 21 Feb 2020 09:02 Can India News New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANSlife) The canned wine market is worth US$70 million in the United States which is up by 70 percent in 2018, according to Nielsen data. The report also states it has increased by 125 percent in the UK and is now worth over £3.6 …
  • Popping the cork: Create a home wine collection 21 Feb 2020 08:33 Herald Standard Studies show 95 percent of wine purchased in the United States is consumed within a week. And 90 percent of that wine is consumed within 48 hours. “We’re a very instant gratification society,’’ said Dave Kuiawa, wine specialist at the Fine Wine & Good …
  • The Buzz: Ross Taylor needs volunteers to drink 100 bottles of wine 21 Feb 2020 08:13 CricInfo All the world's cricketers walked into a bar. The LOLs, the chatter, and the occasional mini-brawls, they were endless. And the news cycle was never the same again! Welcome to ESPNcricinfo's Social Buzz, your go-to destination for all the bantz, …
  • Wine of the Week: Wines of New Zealand’s Wairau River Winery 21 Feb 2020 07:52 WTOP On Wine of the Week, wine expert Scott Greenberg lists some of his favorites from the Wairau River Winery in New Zealand. When life hands you lemons, you typically make lemonade — or so the saying goes. But when the oil crisis hit Phil and Chris Rose in …
  • Wine Storage Cabinets Market Research Analysis and Product Scope Outlook 2020 to 2026 | Middleby Corporation, HAIER, Danby, Avanti 21 Feb 2020 07:48 MarketWatch.com Feb 21, 2020 (Xherald via COMTEX) -- The global Wine Storage Cabinets Market Research report 2020 provides information regarding market size, share, trends, growth, cost structure, global market competition landscape, market drivers, challenges and …
  • Haryana: Gurgaon, Faridabad, Panchkula bars to stay open till 1 am; beer and wine cheaper 21 Feb 2020 04:25 Indian Express Bars in Gurgaon, Faridabad and Panchkula can stay open till 3 am, if the licence holders pay one time additional fee of Rs 10 lakh per hour. Bars in Gurgaon, Faridabad and Panchkula will soon remain open till 1 am under Haryana’s new excise policy, which …