A Hierarchical, Five-year Classification The first classification will be featured on the labels of the selected Chateaux for the 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 vintages. The classification also introduces a hierarchical structure with three levels: Cru Bourgeois, Cru Bourgeois Superieur and Cru Bourgeois Exceptionnel. The Cru Bourgeois family will now be evaluated every 5
Background: Summer 2019/2020 has seen the most devastating fire season Kangaroo Island has even known. Major fires, sparked by dry lightening strikes, began burning on Kangaroo Island mid-December. On January 3rd storms sparked new bushfires on the western end of the Island, the extreme weather conditions created a firestorm which burnt approx 30% of the
Vinitaly has supported wine industry producers since 1967, making an active contribution to the growth of the wine system by creating business opportunities in Italy and around the world, as well as promoting occasions for networking between wine-makers and sector professionals. Vinitaly promotes wine culture 365 days a year through qualified training courses, valorises companies
Wine tourism events abound in the Rioja region. Every week our cities, towns and individual wineries organize activities for visitors and locals alike. Here are three of the most popular events for you to enjoy. The Haro Train Station Experience (June 20) The opening of the railway line from Tudela to the port of Bilbao
The 300 Bordeaux wine merchants sell 70% of Bordeaux wine, a system of merchants and brokers allows the wines from the region to reach over 160 countries. Much of this wine is sold as ‘Primeur’ or futures, while the wines are still aging in barrels in the chateau cellars. They will not be bottled for at
Essência do Vinho – Porto 20-23 February, Palácio da Bolsa, Porto There will be about 3,000 national and international wines from 400 producers available for open tasting, from 20 to 23 February. The 17th edition of Essência do Vinho is back to the imposing Palácio da Bolsa with masterclasses, wine tastings with commentary, including the
Magical lighting, delicious food and festive atmosphere all over! Whether at the historical Christmas Market of Mainz, several other charming Christmas markets across the region or at Rheinhessen’s Best-Of-Winners – Christmas is in the air. And where else will you find the perfect match of Christmas culinary specialties and mouth-watering (mulled) wine in cosy corners
Verona, UNESCO heritage city and meeting point for culture and traditions, is transformed and dressed in lights, sounds and colors for Christmas. The entrance to the city is illuminated by hundreds of lights, going through all the streets of the historic center till the beautiful Piazza Bra, with the Arena and the impressive Comet Star.