Posts Tagged ‘2011’

Wine Review: Montecillo Crianza 2011

Varietals: Tempranillo (90%) and Graciano (10%) Region: Rioja, Spain Producer: Bodegas Montecillo SA Alcohol: 13.5% This deep ruby wine features medium woody, spicy and fruity aromas; on the palate are flavors of cedar, vanilla and sweet, jammy red and black fruits; fleshy tannins with long length. Suggested Food Pairing This is a versatile food wine. Enjoy with…

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World’s 50 Best Bars 2011 Announced

PDT, New York The 2011 World’s 50 Best Bars list has been published, in partnership with sponsor Stolichnaya. This year, New York speakeasy PDT (“Please Don’t Tell”) took the top spot, with London hotel bars The Connaught and the Artesian in second and third place. Back to New York for number 4 with Death &…

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IT’S HARVEST TIME IN CHAMPAGNE !

The 2011 Champagne harvest has begun and with a combination of early flowering, low rain levels in the spring and plenty of summer sun make it one of the earliest picking seasons since 1822, the Champagne Bureau said Friday. Three grape varieties, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier, are being harvested across the French region…

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London International Wine Fair 2011 – Attendance and Feedback

The London International Wine Fair closed on Thursday, May 19th with both exhibitors and visitors reporting a very successful event. The three-day show by Brintex was praised yet again, as was the quality of the visitors attending the event. The Timetable was full and varied filled with interesting briefings, seminars, tastings and master classes, which…

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