When talking about new world we are all fascinated by Australia, New Zeland, South Africa etc. but we forget that wine is also spreaded in countries where we would never expect wine production at all , and one of them, is Bali, the New New World of Wine.
I got up this morning, had my good breakfast and checking my emails and some news about the world of wine when i stumbled upon this article written in the https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2017/02/asda-launches-5-progrigio-fizz/ , that says that ASDA, a famous supermarket Chain in UK, launched a new Sparkling wine called PROGRIGIO ( JESUS CHRIST) "the fizz is made from Glera and Pinot Grigio grapes grown in the “Italian Mediterranean” and described as a “fresh, floral and aromatic wine balanced by citrus fruits, white peaches and minerality”;
To understand China, we have to look at Hong Kong; the differences between China and Hong Kong are quite important and of course, as Hong Kong is a very complex and crowded market, it is also well developed therefore the amount of wines we can find in there is very important. On top of it, Hong Kong is the door that almost all the importers open to enter in the “green” Chinese market.
- in: Wine News
- on: 21 May 2015
Monday May 4 th, really in occasion de You Fair of the to feed for Excellence, Chickens and the chef adorned with stars Cristina Bowerman has introduced a show cooking to be able to exalt "the Italian way of Fooding" and the tradition "You Table to the Italian" The objective was to celebrate the quality and the excellence of the products emblem of the Mediterranean diet and to promote the convivial rite and of possible sharing of the Italian table.
The market USA is reducing the import of wine, the export Italian of wine only in the first quarter of this year it has established the threshold of the 576mila hl, with a 1 clean advancement ,3% in comparison to the same period of the 2014. I
n value altogether it has reached 316 million dollars, with a 6,7% positive sign around 296 million of one year ago.
Very well also the export of the sparkling wines, Prosecco in head, increased of 36% in quantity and of 16,6% in value, dictating in worth on the incidence of the offer made in Italy on the American market to 59,4% in quantity and to 31,8% in value.
- in: Wine News
- on: 08 May 2015
Gulia Debora Serracchiani, president of the Friuli Venezia, has decided to meet all the representatives of the association agriculturists Kmecka zveza (Kz), that is driven from Franc Fabec.
Zonin has introduced in today's day a new concept of little bubble that is able of one to make even more famous of the symbols of the Venetian mark or one of the wines among the most beloved in Italy and on the foreign markets. Currently the Prosecco Zonin is produced for 100% from grapes Glera.
It's possible to visit with the tourist guides Verona, visit the show, the city and the zones of production of the wine on the occasion of the events for Expo 2015.
At the same time with Expo Milano 2015, the great event to theme food and feeding, Verona has decided to propose a cultural event to want to study the relationship between art and wine.
Ruché is a middle-premature maturation vine variety (first decade of September). It is a good sugar – battery and it preserves a good amount of malic acid that bestow freshness on wine despite low acidity.
The main feature is the wealth of polyphenols, in the majority tannins, which produce structured wines.
Depending on year, the maceration permits a selective extraction of tannins to obtain balanced wines. Ruché is a semi-aromatic terpene vine variety and in wine Opera Prima there are smells like spices, geranium, rose and ripe fruits. Vine variety Ruché comes from hill area of Castagnole Monferrato, in northeast of Asti.
Being in the limelight for the last 10 years only, Pecorino is certainly a high-potential wine which is receiving wide approvals in the world of wine lovers and among people working in the wine industry. This wine variety comes from the gentle hills extending across Abruzzo and Marche, even if only Marche can be the proud holder of the DOC certification.
In order to learn something more about Pecorino, we tasted and compared two wines belonging exactly to these two areas: Casalfarneto and Cantina Tollo.
Someone says Alsazia, someone else Temeano, in the province of Bolzano, Italy. Actually its name appeared for the first time in “Buch der nature” by Megenberg who was Cathedral Canon of Regensburg, a town in Franconia. Anyway, what we are speaking about?
We are surely speaking about a vine variety that doesn’t like hot temperature, in fact it is very widespread in Alto Adige and in Friuli Venezia Giulia.
It has a constant productivity but never excessive, it has a small leaf and a grey-rose coloured grape. But above all we are speaking about an aromatic grapes variety! FRIENDS CALL IT GEWURZ! As well as Malvasia wine, Muscat or Brachetto, the aromatic Traminer (or Gewurztraminer indeed) has a marked and pleasant presence of primary aromas typical of this grape variety.
This is the best time all-year for tasting them as best we can.
I’m talking about rosè wines, a mixed blessing of Italian enology.
They represent a small market share and they are considered, in an unfair manner, “second class” wine, although they belong to our local tradition.
They have always been present in Italian tables, from the rosè wines of Salento made by Negramaro grapes to the Cerasuoli d’Abruzzo wines made by Montepulciano grapes.
At the beginning of the summer, the rosè wines, with their coral red hues, so rosy and cherry-colored, “cerasa” as said in local dialect of Abruzzo from which the name “Cerasuolo”, with their soft smell and their high freshness on the palate, can easily combined with your light summer dinner.
Deep color, exciting smell, strong and mineral scent, whites wines from volcanic territory absorb all peculiarity of these unique soils and they offer once-off wines.
In the article we will talk about in particular of wines from Vesuvio area because they are, enjoying consumers’ patronage who are delighted every bit of it.
The success of their taste is attributable to kind of terroir rich in minerals like potassium for a positive influence for grape’s sugar content and like phosphorus for wine’s freshness.
They are surprising and never granted whit a complexity that does not end at typical salty feeling and between wines of this area, small companies that enhance territory of origin because of their excellence must pay special attention to the ones product.
When we are going down Wine Route of Vesuvio we arrive at Pollena Trocchia, a city in the province of Naples which host the wine-producing holdings Monte Somma Vesuvio.
Monte Somma complex is an integral part of Vesuvio area and it presents a unique terroir consist of lava and sand; untied and powdery soils formed by solidification over the years of stratified lava.