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What Wholesalers’ Inventory Depletions Reveal About Industry Recovery

What Wholesalers’ Inventory Depletions Reveal About Industry Recovery

11 wine and spirits distributor executives share the purchasing trends they are seeing—and how they predict the rebound will play out across the U.S. Vaccinations are here, weather is warming, and restaurants in every state are now open at some capacity. ... Rocco Lombardo, the president of Wilson Daniels, which has wholesale operations in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Oregon, echoes the mixed-bag sentiment: “Markets like New York and California are still seeing difficult conditions, but places like Texas and Florida are thriving.” ... In spite of restaurants’ new alcohol-to-go sales privileges and the return of in-person dining, on-premise sales...
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Fresh, Crisp and Savory: The Indigenous White Wine Grapes of Northern Italy

Fresh, Crisp and Savory: The Indigenous White Wine Grapes of Northern Italy

BY KERIN O’KEEFE Tenuta-Roveglia vineyard in Brescia, Italy / Photo by Stefano Casati Ubiquitous and often uninspiring, Pinot Grigio is the best-known Italian white wine. And while there are some good, and even great, bottlings, Italy has so much more to offer. Producers create excellent wines from non-native Italian grapes like Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Pinot Blanc and Kerner, mainly from select areas in northern Italy. However, some of the most exciting white wines from up and down the peninsula come from Italy’s native grapes. To explore the expanse of Italian white wines made with indigenous grapes, we start in the north of the...
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Phil Your Glass: Chianti Classico is incredibly versatile

Phil Your Glass: Chianti Classico is incredibly versatile

Phil Masturzo Akron Beacon Journal View Comments The more “research” that I do with wines from Chianti Classico, the more I am finding about their incredible versatility. These Sangiovese-based wines shouldn’t be limited to pizza and Sunday pasta dinner. Frank and Daniel Grace from Il Molino de Grace taught me to widen my dining spectrum when drinking Chianti. More:Phil Your Glass: Chianti uncorks memories of Tuscan trip With their inspiration, I decided to pair the $23.99 Volpaia Chianti Classico with a wider range of foods. So far, and nothing against the other eight regions of Chianti, the Classico region has been a...
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8 Delectable Chianti Classicos Up to 92 Points

8 Delectable Chianti Classicos Up to 92 Points

New reviews of rich and complex Italian reds from Tuscany Chianti's Castello di Volpaia was built within the hillside village of Volpaia in the 1970s. (Andrea Rum) By Bruce Sanderson Apr 15, 2021 Tasting Highlights’ wine reviews are fresh out of the tasting room, offering a sneak peek of our editors’ most recent scores and notes to WineSpectator.com members. The current Chianti Classico releases are delivering exciting potential. Following the rich and muscular 2015s and the refined 2016s isn’t easy. But as this week’s selection shows, 2017 is fielding many outstanding examples. And 2018 has offered fruity and accessible wines that...
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The Best Wines to Drink This Spring (and What to Serve Them With)

The Best Wines to Drink This Spring (and What to Serve Them With)

Put away your winter coats (and heavy winter wines). This spring, give your at-home wine list a spring cleaning and take your pick of this fresh crop of wines that are just right for the season. By Food & Wine Editors April 14, 2021 With spring right around the corner, it's finally time to grab a bottle and head outdoors. These wines are some of our favorites to sip in spring, and range from crisp and light to fuller-bodied. We hope you'll discover new favorites to sip solo or to pair with anything from freshly grilled ribeye to vibrant salads that make the most of...
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8 & $20: Cheesy Broccoli Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomato and Grechetto

8 & $20: Cheesy Broccoli Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomato and Grechetto

This one-pot weeknight dinner balances bright and savory flavors, paired with a white wine from Italy’s Umbria region This pasta dish is a lighter take on a family recipe, centered around pantry staples and enhanced with an Italian white-wine match. (Julie Harans) By Julie Harans Apr 13, 2021 Eight ingredients, plus pantry staples. That's all it takes to make an entire meal from scratch. Add in a good bottle of wine for less than $20, and you've got a feast for family or friends. My mom’s broccoli pasta was a staple in my family growing up. As with most of...
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Which Rosés Will Succeed in a Maturing Market?

Which Rosés Will Succeed in a Maturing Market?

The rosé category remains strong, but an influx of generic brands and the lingering impact of 2020 means it’s more crowded than ever. Will quality prevail?   written by Jessica Dupuy published April 12, 2021 Illustration by Jeff Tsui. It’s no secret that the rosé category has boomed over the past decade, prompting wineries in virtually every global wine region to begin churning out pink wine. According to the IWSR, still rosé wine sales volume in the U.S. has grown by 118 percent from 2015 to 2020, while still wine overall only grew 1.5 percent over the same time period. ......
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Domaine Laroche, Chablis Saint-Martin 2018 | France

Domaine Laroche, Chablis Saint-Martin 2018 | France

Photo © Domaine Laroche By Dirk Smits Wine of the Week – April 12, 2021 The appellation, named after the town of the same name and classified in 1938, is situated to the north and is delimited by the Burgundy wine region. Chablis is separated from the Côte d’Or by the Morvan mountains and is much closer to Champagne than the other Burgundian areas. The Romans already cultivated wines here in the second century and later the monastic orders of the church took over the cultivation. The Cistercian abbey of Pontigny, whose monks supposedly introduced Chardonnay here, was particularly active in the area. Once this...
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Your wine fairy godmother recommends 3 fantastic rosés for spring

Your wine fairy godmother recommends 3 fantastic rosés for spring

LIFESTYLES| April 8, 2021 By Tess Vella, Contributing Writer One comes from the label of Springfield’s own John Legend Every year when April rolls around Ohioans let out a collective sigh of relief, but this year spring feels especially good. After a long, cold, pandemic-doom-filled winter, spring is finally here. Now, more important than ever before, it is patio season — that glorious time of year when restaurants allow outside dining and one can enjoy a glass of wine in the sunshine, at long last. Even better than patio season? Rosé season. Explore2 simple cocktails that bring the passion I love...
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Drinks International Most Admired Wine Brands 2021

Drinks International Most Admired Wine Brands 2021

Familia Torres, Domaine Romanée-Conti and Royal Tokaji all included in Drinks International's Most Admired Wine Brands Full magazine here
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