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    Bisol’s Venissa: A Golden Wine of Venice

    … of hand-crafted glass display rich decorations of hand-beaten gold foil (thus honoring two traditional Venetian crafts). The name Venissa and a number are carefully hand-etched on each bottle. What does it taste like? The note in Wine Grapes talks of minerality and dried peach and apricot. Only two vintages have been released so far — 2010 and 2011…

    By Mike Veseth/ The Wine Economist

    Get Ready for the Wine Industry Financial Symposium

    …; Ross, LLP, Moderator Tony Correia, Owner, The Correia Company Matt Franklin, Principal, Zepponi & Company Josh Grace, Managing Director, International Wine Associates 3. THE HISPANIC WINE CONSUMER What does it mean to the wine industry and what do we do to make wine the beverage of choice? Steve Rannekleiv, Executive Director, Research…

    6 readers - By Mike Veseth/ The Wine Economist

    Malbec, Who’s Your Daddy? Prunelard (at l’Institut de la Vigne)

    …: Mouyssagues: not your everyday drop … Prunelard (traced from Greco-Roman times) is a beautiful plummy and peppery drop that lives up to its name. There may be only 40 ha. under vine but its presence in ongoing research is vital, particularly as the climate seems bent on shifting somewhere—whatever your perspective. L’Institute makes its own wine…

    5 readers - By Tim Pawsey/

    The Wine World Comes to Walla Walla

    …OK, so The World — the whole world! — is not really coming to Walla Walla, the lively wine town in Southeast Washington State, but the city and AVA are hosting two events that promise to draw participants from far and wide. Sue and I will be attending both, so we thought we’d fill you in. The World of Syrah 2014 is the Walla Walla AVA’s 30th…

    By Mike Veseth/ The Wine Economist
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