Author: Wine + Market

13 Apr Ant Moore

winery Ant Moore grape Pinot Noir region Central Otago, New Zealand the wine When one thinks of New Zealand in terms of wine, Sauvignon Blanc comes to mind. Indeed, it’s by far the country’s most important grape, accounting for a whopping 72% of the New Zealand’s grape plantings. But,...

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13 Apr Decugnano dei Barbi

winery: Decugnano dei Barbi grape blend: 50% Grechetto, 20% Sauvignon Blanc, 20% Vermentino, 10% Procanico provenance: Orvieto DOC, Umbria, Italy the winery Decugnano dei Barbi’s first written record dates back to 1212 where wine was made onsite for Orvieto’s clergy. In 1973 Claudio Barbi discovered Decugnano and the first wines under his ownership...

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16 Aug Mas de Daumas Gassac

winery: Mas de Daumas Gassac grape blend: 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% rare regional grape varieties region: Languedoc, France the winery Mas de Daumas Gassac translates into the Daumas and Gassac Ranch, and it is an iconic winery in southern France’s mediterranean Languedoc region. It has been called the “Lafite...

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14 Aug Greywacke

winery: Greywacke (pronounced “gray-wack-ee”) grape: Sauvignon Blanc region: Marlborough, New Zealand the winery Winemaker Kevin Judd is considered the pioneer of the New Zealand wine industry. Born in England and trained in Australia, Kevin moved to New Zealand and became the founding winemaker at Cloudy Bay in the...

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