Palazzo Vecchio , the winery, not Florence’s city hall, sits atop a shallow hill in southern Tuscany, in the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG . It’s surrounded by vineyards neatly bisected by five dirt roads. Pretty indeed.
Late Harvest Chenin Blanc (dessert Wine) Maria Louisa Sbernadori Today the estate is run by Maria Louisa Sbernadori on behalf of her family. She was born and bought up in Milan, then studied set design in Rome before moving to Palazzo Vecchio full-time five years ago where she’s now making lovely wine. Lovely Tuscan wine.
Cabernet Shiraz India vino merda. Following the emerging trend of moving from bulk wine to quality wine, her father and mother produced the first commercial bottle of their own wine in 1990.
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Chenin Blanc HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A judge has temporarily blocked a sheriff's office from releasing video that captured a nonfatal shooting by a 14-year-old student at a southwestern Ohio school last year.
Late Harvest Chenin Blanc (dessert Wine) Stacey Todd, a wine bar assistant, pours wine for Jeannie Lewis of Concord Township as Scott Stuckey of Columbus looks on during the Ice Wine Festival at Ferrante Winery in Harpersfield Township.
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Thanks to a string of warm vintages, investments in technology, advancements in research and the influx of educated vineyard managers and winemakers, there is an increasing amount of delicious wine made in the Pacific Northwest. Critics beyond our region seem to agree.
Sauvignon Blanc When wine is submitted to us for review, it goes into a queue to be tasted under blind conditions — the fairest way we can think to evaluate it.
Chenin Blanc During the evaluation process, we don't know the producer or the price until we have written our notes and determined our scores are complete.
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Some groups are angry with President Trump, and they are acting out by promoting a boycott of Trump wines. But now Trump supporters are doing the reverse, talking up sales. And one supermarket chain says all 10 of its Virginia stores are now sold out. From Charlottesville, Virginia's member station WVTF, Sandy Hausman reports on the battle over bottles.
Rosé SANDY HAUSMAN, BYLINE: On a Sunday afternoon, the toney, wood-paneled tasting room of the Trump vineyard is packed with people sipping one of five wines produced here long before President Trump bought the property. Local wine dealer Robert Harllee says it's good stuff.
Sauvignon Blanc ROBERT HARLLEE: Trump wines are excellent. The people are the same people that've been making the wine for years, and they do a great job.
Bourg, originally built by Romans, later became a walled medieval city (Photo credit: Tom Mullen) Away from the more renowned and expensive Bordeaux vintages of the Medoc and Saint Émilion regions, some winemakers continue to shuck tradition, amp up quality, and experiment with blends to produce novel, delicious wines.
Cabernet Shiraz Eleventh generation winemaker Rémy Eymas shared his thoughts regarding experimentation, innovation and the possible stagnation of more internationally recognized Bordeaux labels.
Rosé Cotes-de-Bourg appellation . Their output from a 32 hectare (79 acre) vineyard is about 50,000 bottles a year. The same family has owned the property since 1757.
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