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Category Archives: Chile
Wine lovers like to wax poetic about “tasting history” when drinking an old wine, as if the warmth of that long-ago summer can be felt and a memory, or an historical event, conjured from the glass. Such history lessons are … Continue reading
Interesting reading this week for oenophiliacs: In the Financial Times, Jancis Robinson takes on the potent issue of potent wines, including recent arguments that rising alcohol levels aren’t because of global warming or more efficient yeasts, but because winemakers are … Continue reading
Wineries today tout their green credentials almost as much as their scores from influential wine magazines. Solar power, sustainable or organic or biodynamic (s/o/b) viticulture, and “carbon-neutral” winemaking are all marketing buzzwords for wineries. In today’s column in The Washington … Continue reading
In Bordeaux, Vinexpo week has been blessed with stunningly beautiful weather ‚€“ bright, sunny skies, warm-to-hot-but-not-stifling temperatures, and steady breezes leading into cool nights. It‚€™s been such a treat after all the rain back home. That rain had me in … Continue reading
In the fallout over the demise of Billington Wines, there is at least some good news: Alfredo Bartholomaus, the company‚€™s founder and a joyful bon vivant, will not be slipping away into full retirement just yet. Leonardo LoCascio, president of … Continue reading
The recession has taken a bite out of the Washington, D.C., wine community with the recent demise of Billington Wines, the Springfield, Va.-based company that helped put South American wines on U.S. dinner tables. Billington closed its doors May 15, … Continue reading
The ‚€œReturn to Terroir‚€ tasting came to Washington this week, courtesy of the French Wine Society. It wasn‚€™t as big a tasting as in New York the day before, but I only had to find parking along Reservoir Rd., not … Continue reading
The Wine Curmudgeon celebrated a birthday this past weekend. Not the Curmudgeon himself, Jeff Siegel, the Dallas-based wine columnist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, but the Wine Curmudgeon blog. Jeff started it a year ago, and it has become a … Continue reading
We expect ambassadors to promote the agricultural products of their country, but Chile has someone special in Washington – an internationally recognized wine expert serving as its ambassador to the United States, actively promoting Chilean wine to American journalists, importers, … Continue reading