Daily Wine News: Prosecco Hills Are Alive

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 07-06-2022

Conegliano Valdobbiadene.

A Unesco World Heritage site and a DOCG, the hills of Conegliano Valdobbiadene are home to untold riches, says a smitten Nina Caplan, as she uncovers vineyards, restaurants, hotels and tours showcasing the region’s Prosecco Superiore in Club Oenologique.

In Wine Industry Advisor, Carl Giavanti catches up with Michael Alberty, who’s heading to Wine Enthusiast as its new Oregon, Washington and Canadian wines reviewer.

Under the direction of Philippe Bascaules, even better wines are on the horizon at the home of Napa’s renowned Rubicon Cabernet-based blend. Wine Spectator’s James Molesworth visits the estate and tastes recent vintages. (Subscription)

“If you want a statement about the strength of the luxury wine market, look no further than last week’s purchase of Napa Valley’s Joseph Phelps Vineyards by the French luxury company LVMH,” says W. Blake Gray in Wine-Searcher.

The Bollinger Group has made another foray into the Loire Valley by purchasing 60ha Sancerre estate Hubert Brochard for an undisclosed sum, reports Decanter.

In Wine Enthusiast, J’Nai Gaither delves into the wines of Luxembourg. “Though the quality of wine made throughout the country is deemed high, much of it isn’t widely exported, and about two-thirds of the wine is consumed in Luxembourg.”

In Food & Wine Magazine, Brian Freedman explores Charbono wine.

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