Tag: Vintage

SOGEVINUS FINE WINES DECLARES VINTAGE 2011.
Wine

SOGEVINUS FINE WINES DECLARES VINTAGE 2011.

Sogevinus Fine Wines is proud to declare Vintage 2011 for its four houses – KOPKE, BURMESTER, CÁLEM AND BARROS – presenting the first classical Vintage of the decade. Vila Nova de Gaia, April 17th, 2013 – Produced in only years of exceptional quality, a rare event that only occurs two […]

Vintage Port.
Wine

Vintage Port.

Vintage Port When British wine merchants invented port wine as we know it, at the beginning of the 18th century, they possibly could not have imagined how their invention would change the consumption habits of connoisseurs. Portuguese have been making wine for millennia, and the Douro valley was on of […]

Book review: Bordeaux/Burgundry – A Vintage Rivalry.
Book Reviews

Book review: Bordeaux/Burgundry – A Vintage Rivalry.

Jean-Pierre Pitte, professor of geography and president of University of Paris – Sorbonne, wrote this very interesting book comparing and contrasting two world famous French wine producing regions.  This extremely well researched book delves into the history of regions, the landscape, climate, and above all, people who grow the grapes […]