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Golf Ball Sized Hailstones Ravage Famous French Wine Region

A cataclysmic hailstorm wreaked havoc on many vineyards in Chablis, the northernmost AOC in the famous French wine region of Burgundy Wednesday evening. This is the second weather blow for the local Chardonnay winegrowers and winemakers, after being hit with frost just a few days ago. Being a farmer is …

Stinky Situation: The Rotten Egg Smell in Canned Wine Explained

Aluminum cans are quite versatile. They are cheap to manufacture, convenient, and recyclable. Various winemakers have adopted this century-old packaging technology and are now feverishly using it for their wine. However, it has recently cost them more than they bargained for. Some cans were returned due to an unpleasant rotten …

Wine Heist At Famous Paris Restaurant Worthy Of Arsène Lupin

This just in! Some grands crus have recently vanished from a famous restaurant located in the heart of Paris, France: La Tour d’Argent. A discrete, not to mention spectacular wine heist has left the authorities without a lead. Could this be a plot for the third season of the coveted …

No More Regrets: The Ultimate Solution To Beating Hangovers

No doubt you have experienced having one (or more) alcoholic beverages too many. No one likes how they feel the next day. The headache, the body ache, the stomachache, the fast heartbeat, or worse… (You know what I mean.) But rest assured, there’s now a way to avoid those dreaded …

Sipping Secrets: Unraveling The Mysteries Of Wine Prices

Whether we like it or not, almost everything in life is stamped with a monetary value. Those values increase and decrease overtime, and wine prices are no exception to that phenomenon. Though it is not considered a commodity per se, it sure is attracting lots of investors! Just like crude …

Wine Discounts And Price Tags

Buying has become a necessity of our modern times and buyers always love a good discount. When buying a car, a new pair of shoes, or the latest and greatest smartphone, special offers and discounts are always welcome. Wine is no exception. If I happen to be in a grocery …

Chinese Wine – A Red Obsession

For centuries, Bordeaux has assumed a mythical status in the world of fine wine as a leitmotif of wealth, power and influence, but its prosperity has always been linked to the capricious nature of markets and the shifting fortunes of global economies. Now change is coming to Bordeaux, with traditional …

Wine – A Good Investment?

You’ve heard me talk about people who “invest” in wine, only to indulge in the new taste of that wine after patiently sitting in a wine cellar for a few years. There’s no real trading happening, therefore the term “wine investment” is only used as a figure of speech… until …

Record Numbers For U.S. Wine Exports

U.S. wine exports uncorked a new record in 2012! For the third consecutive year, U.S. wine exports grew as demand increased in Germany, Sweden, Japan and China. The San Francisco-based Wine Institute said wine exports – 90 percent from California – brought in $1.43 billion in revenues, which represents a 2.6 percent growth compared to 2011. The European Union remained …