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01/17/19

In a long and glittering career, Gerard was named UK Sommelier of the Year, Best Sommelier in Europe and, in 2010, Best Sommelier of the World. He was a Master of Wine and a Master Sommelier and held a Wine MBA. In 2011 he was awarded an OBE for services to hospitality and in 2013 he was named Decanter's Man of the Year.

01/17/19

The wine world lost a towering figure yesterday. Gerard Basset OBE, MW, MS, OIV MSc, MBA. The one set of letters after his name that will be mourned rather than admired worldwide is RIP

01/17/19

President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday called climate change "a huge issue" but not the "greatest crisis," drawing fire from Democrats at his confirmation hearing over the regulatory rollbacks he's made in six months as the agency's acting administrator.

01/17/19

European trade officials are digging in over a fight about whether Australian producers can keep using household food names such as prosecco and feta, as senior government ministers accelerate a $100 billion agreement with the European Union despite the stand-off

01/17/19

The wine industry has lost one of its brightest and best. ... Go anywhere in the world, from Boston to Beijing, and talk to almost anyone who's seriously involved in wine service and beyond, and you'll probably hear a story about the time, expertise and encouragement Gerard happily shared with someone starting out in the profession ...

01/17/19

Gerard Basset OBE, the esteemed Master Sommelier and Master of Wine who contributed immeasurably to the wine trade over the course of his 30-year career, has died after a long battle with cancer

01/17/19

Chardonnay is grown in nearly every wine-producing country, leaving wines like Macon-Villages without any special flair. They're not cheap enough to compete with the oceans of inoffensive chardonnay from elsewhere. It's understandable why their fortunes waned.

01/17/19

PARSEC, specializes in the design and manufacture of integrated systems for wine production, has developed an innovative system that gives winemakers complete control over key parameters like oxygen, temperature management, kinetics fermentation, density, maceration, and others.

01/16/19

The Climate Change Leadership Porto initiative is a joint effort of various entities from the public and private sector that aim to bring awareness, share practices and call to action the agriculture supply chain regarding climate change policy.

01/16/19

Brett can live anaerobically and use a wide variety of carbon sources including sugars that Saccharomyces cerevisiae cannot utilize. ... Englezos et al. looked into the efficacy of using ozone as a way to lower the Brett population on grapes and in must

01/16/19

After seven years of administrative procedures, the Ile-de-France PGI had its birth certificate signed on December 5 during a meeting of the INAO National PGI Committee. However, the lengthy procedure is not over yet because the National Opposition Procedure (PNO) is due to be opened, and can still slow down the introduction of the Ile-de-France geographical indication, designed to boost wine production in Ile-de-France.

01/16/19

Ex-US vice president Al Gore is to address a high-level wine and climate change conference in Porto this year, designed to help wineries and academics share knowledge

01/16/19

This article from November discussed his terminal cancer diagnosis ... we will have more information as it becomes available ...

01/16/19

ProWein 2019, International Trade Fair for Wines and Spirits, will expand on last year's successful launch into the world of craft drinks. The special exhibit "same but different" will showcase artisan craft spirits, beers and ciders from nearly 100 exhibitors from 22 countries. The fizzz lounge, which has served as a ProWein hotspot for the international bar scene, will address this trend as well with its "Zero Waste - Sustainability behind the Bar" theme. The concept focuses on the economical use of raw materials and an optimized recycling flow. ProWein will take place from March 17 - 19, 2019 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany.

01/16/19

The super-premium gin that has taken Europe by storm is now available in the United States. Silent Pool Gin hit store shelves and back bars in the U.S. in late 2017 starting with their launch in California. Since then, distribution has increased to selected cities across the U.S. and distribution continues to grow. Bartenders and gin enthusiasts are excited for this new and unique top shelf option.

01/16/19

The Brut Experience international sparkling wine contest will happen in next May 17, at Holiday Inn Lisboa Continental, in Lisboa, Portugal. We would like to inform that regulations, and the application form, are available for download at the contest website: www.brutexperience.com.

01/16/19

Antarctica is melting more than six times faster than it did in the 1980s, a new study shows ...

01/16/19

Their mission: to deliver the nuances of each of Italy's 526 wine appellations, which might otherwise stay beyond reach for wine drinkers in other places. Small-scale, dedicated importers are important suppliers of less-known bottles and crucial cultural resources, too, bearers of those places' innumerable details and possibilities.

01/16/19

As reported by the BNIC (Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac), this represented the fourth year of consecutive growth for the spirit category, which has rebounded since austerity measures in China hit exports hard from 2013.

01/15/19

The French insurance company MAIF is leaving the wine industry and selling Château Dauzac, the 1855-classified Grand Cru Classé Margaux with its 49 hectares of bearing vines. It has opted for the offer put forward by Christian Roulleau, founder of the Breton group SAMSIC which specialises in business services and boasts 83,000 employees and 25,000 customers

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