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  • Calling Vermentino producers
    on June 18, 2021 at 2:00 am

    Australian-made Vermentinos are wanted for a forthcoming tasting of the Italian varietal by the Wine & Viticulture Journal. The WVJ tasted Vermentino once before, in 2011, prompted by a bid by South Australia’s Riverland to develop a reputation for the variety. That tasting featured just 11 wines, all from warm inland regions. The WVJ’s upcoming The post Calling Vermentino producers appeared first on Winetitles.

  • New Zealand confirms small crop
    on June 18, 2021 at 1:58 am

    The forecasts of a small harvest have been confirmed for New Zealand. The New Zealand Winegrowers report that 370,000 tonnes of grapes were harvested, 19 percent less than in 2020. Source: Meininger’s Wine Business International The post New Zealand confirms small crop appeared first on Winetitles.

  • LAVO to provide hydrogen storage to Duxton Vineyards
    on June 18, 2021 at 1:56 am

    LAVO and Duxton Vineyards Group (DV) have revealed today (June 16) the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore commercial applications of LAVO hydrogen storage solutions. The innovative hydrogen storage solution will be applied within Duxton Vineyard’s winery, vineyards and agricultural assets. DV, who owns and operates 2,400 hectares of vineyards in Australia, The post LAVO to provide hydrogen storage to Duxton Vineyards appeared first on Winetitles.

  • Women take out top three places in the 2021 Corteva Wairarapa Young Viticulturist of the Year
    on June 18, 2021 at 1:53 am

    Caption: Wairarapa Young Viticulturist of the Year winner Albie Feary, with placegetters Hannah Pause and Katie Cameron For the first time in the history of the Young Viticulturist competition, three women have taken out the top three places highlighting the increasing interest for both men and women to pursue a successful career in viticulture. Albie The post Women take out top three places in the 2021 Corteva Wairarapa Young Viticulturist of the Year appeared first on Winetitles.

  • Chianti Classico approves MGAs
    on June 18, 2021 at 1:49 am

    The Chianti Classico Consortium has approved the use of the Menzioni Geografiche Aggiuntive (MGA), or additional geographical units. Taking a cue from the denominations of Barolo and Barbaresco, the Chianti Classico Consortium has selected 11 MGAs based on a set of criteria that include the areas’ historical significance and common organoleptic profiles of the wines. The post Chianti Classico approves MGAs appeared first on Winetitles.

  • Coravin launches sparkling wine preservation system
    on June 18, 2021 at 1:45 am

    Coravin has launched its first preservation system for sparkling wine, keeping Champagne, Prosecco and Cava fresh in bottle for two weeks after opening. Source: Decanter The post Coravin launches sparkling wine preservation system appeared first on Winetitles.

  • BLOG: Facing the fires
    on June 18, 2021 at 1:44 am

    During Napa’s intense “fire season” last year, I wondered what locals have been doing about this menace since 2017. Napa is a moneyed wine region. Surely it has the funds to do something? Source: Tim Aitken The post BLOG: Facing the fires appeared first on Winetitles.

  • New wine labelling law will ‘guarantee authenticity of Texas wine’
    on June 18, 2021 at 1:43 am

    When taking a Texas wine country excursion, it had been difficult to know how much Texas is actually poured into every wine glass. However, new standards have now been set for labelling Texan wines. Source: Fox 7 The post New wine labelling law will ‘guarantee authenticity of Texas wine’ appeared first on Winetitles.

  • Pushing quality South America
    on June 18, 2021 at 1:40 am

    Condor Wines marked its 10th anniversary this June with its South American Discovery Sessions, looking at how far the wines had come in a decade and what the next 10 years might hold for Latin America’s collective vinous offering. Source: Harpers The post Pushing quality South America appeared first on Winetitles.

  • Ancient grape varieties make a comeback in Lebanon
    on June 18, 2021 at 1:38 am

    Wineries in Lebanon have doubled in the last 25 or so years, and a younger generation of winemakers now looks to boost Lebanon’s vinous identity in the wine world. While French varieties like Cinsault and Syrah make up the majority of wine production, these winemakers say the future is in native grapes. Here are three The post Ancient grape varieties make a comeback in Lebanon appeared first on Winetitles.