One more time we have a chance to taste this wine 100% Merlot that became a national icon wine. In the cup this wine shows the violet color. In the nose the scent of caramel, chocolate, mocha and black fruit. … Continuar lendo Casa Valduga Storia 2005, national icon wine! (English)
Before I tell you about my experience, I would like share with you a little of story. In 1915, 51 years after its foundation rise the first exceptional wines of the winery, the Vega Sicilia and the Valbuena. Following the … Continuar lendo Vega Sicilia, Unit!
Starts in the USA the Wine Spectator big event. There will be more than 200 awards wines that will go to 3 cities: Washington (April 27th), New York (May 1st) and Las Vegas (May 5th). The guest who pay US$200 will have the opportunity to taste this wines and be more closer to the producers. In this event will be present names as: Achával-Ferrer, Alión, Almaviva, Alta Vista, Antinori, Castello Banfi, Marchesi di Barolo, Batasiolo, Beringer, Albert Bichot, Catena Zapata, Pio Cesare, Errazuriz, Marchesi de’Frescobaldi, Krug, Luca, Château Margaux, Moët & Chandon, Muga, Ornellaia, Château Palmer, , Château Pontet-Canet, Renato … Continuar lendo Wine Spectator’s Grand Tour 2012 (English)
This week definitily promises to shake the world business in São Paulo. This monday, May 23th, opens with gold key and we will have the renowned Encontro de Vinhos (OFF Wines Meet), after that, on Thusday, the ExpoVinis 2012. There will be two big must-see events for wine lovers. More information: http://www.encontrodevinhos.com.br/ (in Portuguese) http://www.exponor.com.br/expovinis/?lang=en tin-tin Edition: Evandro Silva / Francisco Stredel Continuar lendo This week definitily promises to shake the world business in São Paulo, Encontro de Vinhos (OFF Wines Meet) and ExpoVinis!
It is with great honor that we were elected the best blog of the week by Entaste site. We received this news by twitter. The Entaste is the website that developed a software for ipad that should be used as your digital professional sommerlier. Avaliable in some Brazilian restaurants. Besides this tool there is a blog that talks about the wine world in spanish and english. More information: http://www.entaste.com/ http://blog.entaste.com/ tin-tin Edition: Evandro Silva / Francisco Stredel Continuar lendo Wine Newsletter #11 (Confraria2panas winner week blog)
This Monday started in Montpellier (southern France) the Vinisud 2012. Fair to be held from 20 to 22/february. An event that occurs every two years and brings together the Mediterranean vineyards. With the strong presence of French producers of Languedoc, Roussillon, Provence, Rhone Valley, and Corse Sud-Ouest.Of course, there is also the presence of other countries including Spain, Italy, Portugal, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria and others. The Vinisud has a great appeal because it is a showcase of the wine world, adding that exposes all regions at the fair, representing 50% of world production. Some producers are already known here as … Continuar lendo Wine Newsletter #9 (VinIsud 2012) – English
Already In his second year was released the list of wine Sites / Blogs more accessed in Brazil in 2011. Posted by Oscar Daudt from the Enoeventos, where he made a data analysis from an American company, Alexa, specialized in Internet traffic (The WebInformation Company.) American company that classify more than 30 million pages in 125 countries. In this list we can find out few surprises like blogs that skyrocketed and even those newly arrived and making their presence. The election gathers data from the last 3 months and we unfortunately we published very little in those months because of … Continuar lendo The Sites / Blog wines more accessed in Brazil
Recently I attended a dinner at the Hotel Unique in São Paulo, for a presentation of wines from the region of Agrigento in Sicily. Promoted by the importer Wine Lovers, who brought to Brazil the wines of Winery D’Alessandro.Represented by Daniel Lizza, trade representative of the winery and the famous Italian sommelière Adua Villa, who once was the ambassador of wine. Tonight they were presented to journalists and guests five wines, 3 white and 2 reds. What surprised me most was the quality of white. I believe that I had not tasted white from Sicily, and because of that I was very … Continuar lendo Presentation of wines from Sicily (Remember Sweet?)
I received an email from Miolo press office, which was achieved the merger initiated in 2009 with Almaden Winery. With this merger the new company Miolo Wines S / A will be composed by: Miolo Winery (Vale dos Vinhedos/ RS), Seival Estate Project and Almaden Winery (Campanha / RS) and Ouro Verde Winery (Vale do São Francisco / BA) beyond the trader Miolo Wine Group. Currently, the new group has 1200 hectares of vineyards, producing 12 million liters of fine wines and sparking and 300,000 liters of brandy, and a staff of 650 direct employees. Until 2020 is expected an … Continuar lendo Wine Nesletter #6 (Miolo, The new company)
Welcome to our fourth episode of the series “Panas on the Street.” After tasting the Fish and Chips, we went to one of the London markets, Borough Market to show you another chapter of this saga. I’ll start telling you why I came here. There is a good show that I watch regularly on the cable channel(TV) called “Bizzarre Foods” with Andrew Zimmern. In this show he travels all around the world eating the most bizarre things you can imagine and I experienced one of the chapters here in the London market. I’ll confess something, I’m a card-carrying fan of … Continuar lendo Panas on the Street – Episode 4 London (“Bizzare Foods”)
Welcome to our third episode of “Panas on the Street.” After tasting sparkling with pastel and pizza at the museum, we will bring for you in this new chapter an English dish: Fish and Chips. A very popular British dish in the 19th century, where for many years was eaten wrapped in a paper sheet, this dish is very famous. Go to England and do not eat fish and chips or fish and fries (reference to the French potatoes cut) is almost a heresy. In London, we can usually find these dishes in some restaurants, street tents and in pubs … Continuar lendo Panas on the Street – Episode 3 (Fish and Chips)
I recently received and email from the Basso winery related Brazilian’s wines are on sales at El Corte Ingles. According the issue, five Brazilian’s wineries (Aurora, Basso, Casa Valduga, Miolo and Salton) are selling their wines at the Spain stores. After several negotiations almost 5 months, the wines will arrive on December. If you are not familiar with “El Corte Ingles” stores this is a large chain with presence at Portugal and Spain where could we buy great wines, so, travelers keep this reference with you. This is a great stuff for national wineries! Edition: Evandro Silva / Francisco Stredel Continuar lendo Wine Newsletter #4 (Brazilians wines at El Corte Ingles)