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Monthly Archives: November 2014
French-style regulation of yield, site, grape variety and other factors do more harm than good.
Viticultural devastations during the second half of the 1800s in France, such as phylloxera, made fine wines scarce and adulteration and fraud more prevalent. This spurred the creation of french-style regulation of yield, site and grape variety to bring these … Continue reading
Posted in Dame Wine Tagged AOP, Burgundy, Comte Georges de Vogue, Dourthe, France, French Regulation, Oliver Cousin Leave a comment
What factors are required for grape varieties to become international brands?
Here’s another Masters of Wine question I have decided to take on for my blog. I will define “international brand” as a singular idea or concept that creates name recognition, perceived quality, and a strong mental and emotional connection with … Continue reading
Posted in Dame Wine Tagged Antinori, Chardonnay, Grape Varieties, Masters of Wine 2 Comments