Vintage 2022 - A happy 2022 harvest for the Bourgogne winesVintage 2022 - A happy 2022 harvest for the Bourgogne wines

22 Sep, 2022

The harvest is over in Bourgogne and our winegrowers and merchants are, on the whole, looking pleased. After historically low volumes in 2021, followed by some tricky weather during the growth cycle, the 2022 vintage is proving tobe a pleasant surprise, and one that combines both quality and quantity. With beautiful balance, perfect health, and wonderful color extraction, it would be unreasonable to ask for more. The potential is there to make 2022 a great vintage indeed. After a winter that was milder and drier than average, the first green shoots appeared in the earliest sectors at the start of...
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Meeting of representative wine institutions from Spain, France and Italy
Meeting of representative wine institutions from Spain, France and Italy

20 Sep, 2022

The wine cooperatives and winemakers' associations of Spain, France and Italy are calling on the European Union for help... and moderation. Meeting of representative wine institutions from Spain, France and Italy agree on the need for support due to successive crises and to show caution towards health trends. Representatives of the three leading wine producing countries met for two days in Conegliano. The seven plagues of Egypt hit the vineyards of Spain, France and Italy. "From 2019 to date, our three countries have had to face a series of unprecedented crises: American retaliation on European wines in the Boeing-Airbus conflict,...
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Vassilis Vaimakis, on the road to natural wines
Vassilis Vaimakis, on the road to natural wines

18 Sep, 2022

Many people think that by making natural wines you just let the must go wherever it goes. They think that more or less the process is identical to the one our grandparents followed, i.e. spontaneous and unguided. So in conclusion they consider the oenologist to be a mere line supervisor who simply notes the fouls. It is to be expected that they think this way given that general theories in the production of natural wines and food products in general are currently lacking. Production based on technological specifications relies more on constraints and interventions. But it is one thing to...
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Harvest 2022 news from the land of Agiorgitiko, Nemea
Harvest 2022 news from the land of Agiorgitiko, Nemea

10 Sep, 2022

During the event  of the "Great Days of Nemea", 2.3.4 September 2022, we met the winemaker George Papaioannou and talked to us about the harvest .of Agiorgitiko My initial estimates for this year's harvest are excellent. There is a very good hygiene and very good quality. Weather may have been a little rainy on August 25, but there is a two-week delay and the quality is excellent.     Hopefully the weather will help us so that our quality goals at Papaioannou Estate can be met.  
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Vinofed, the World Federation of Major International Wine and Spirits Competitions
Vinofed, the World Federation of Major International Wine and Spirits Competitions

01 Aug, 2022

Honored and proud to present in Allwinestories Network Vinofed, the World Federation of Major International Wine and Spirits Competitions and currently brings together 18 Major Competitions. With its observer status of the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV), VINOFED collaborates in the development and revision of the OIV Standard for International Wine and Spirits Competitions and the guidelines for the granting of OIV patronages. VINOFED audits each Major Competition to rigorous standards.The aim is to ensure absolute credibility for the results of the VINOFED Member Competitions and to guarantee the authenticity and high quality of the award-winning wines and...
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