Tag: Viticulture

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What conditions are necessary for a great wine? | Part 2

Getting all the right climatic conditions to make a great wine is quite a tall order! Part 2 of this guide looks at the importance of timing in the vineyard.

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Domaine Mongeard-Mugneret: Burgundy wine between wisdom and ambition

Let’s go to the Côte d’Or, with a focus on Domaine Mongeard-Mugneret located in Vosne-Romanée, between the legendary Château du ...

Major Winegrowing Regions in Europe: France on the Podium

Eurostat, the European Union statistics office, has just published its latest figures, based on the most recent EU survey on ...

Climate: winegrowers fear the consequence of a mild winter

In recent weeks, widespread enthusiasm about the quality of 2015 vintages has given way to growing concern about the current ...

The influence of yeast on wine aromas

A recent study conducted by four researchers from Auckland University (NZ) demonstrates the evidence that regional microbial signature impacts the ...

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Where do smoky aromas come from?

« Smoky » is a rare flavour that can describe both a white and red wine. But where does it come from? ...

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Are “old vines” really old?

Chances are, you’ve bought a wine with the term “old vines”, or « vieilles vignes« , on the label. But when can ...