Posts tagged Wines
CENTRAL ITALY : A WINE, FOOD AND TRAVEL JOURNAL

A quiet wine revolution has been taking place over the last few decades. With investors now moving further south as prices of Tuscany go through the roof, the combination of volcanic and clay soils of Lazio have found a new home for wine passionists. And to keep updated with the new generation of trendy wine consumers, international varieties are getting planted now. And so, modern styles of dry, fruity and lean wines are very much part of the modern Central Italy offering. Much more cost effective and increasingly as competitive in quality as the neighbouring wines of Tuscany.

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NEW WITH NEUDORF WINES

Neudorf Chardonnay is a wine that when tasting blindfold, will instantly whisk you away, believing you are in the Burgundy region and then fly you around the world, leaving you wondering which region it could potentially start from and where it could finish. But this wine does not come from Burgundy communes, neither is Neudorf part of an old municipality of Switzerland nor a traditional village in Germany.

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TOP BARGAIN WINES FOR EASTER

Sumi's top choices for the upcoming Easter break, keeping in mind the varying shades of spring sun, cool winds and diverse cuisines while bolstering our cheerful positive disposition! Happy Spring and a Happy Easter to you

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PINOT NOIR WAVE SWEEPING ACROSS NEW ZEALAND

With over 70% of Sauvignon Blanc a grape that used to dominate the New Zealand varietals in the 1990s, focus has now shifted to many cool climate aromatics that take advantage of the landscape and geographical positioning and resulting climate and as a result, Sauvignon Blanc has since in 2016 noted reduction in planting to 50%. Pinot Noir is the distant second now and there is a strong emphasis on creating differentiation even within the same varietal based on regional characteristics

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