Tag Archives: wine labels

Bonny Doon Labeling Efforts go Unnoticed by Consumers and Wineries.

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It been five years since Randall Grahm took the some would say “suicidal” step of listing every single ingredient that goes into his wine on his back labels. The lists include ingredients such as: oak chips, bentonite clay, indigenous yeasts … Continue reading

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French Winemakers Fear New “Chateau” Label Law Could Ruin Reputation.

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French winemakers have their over the possibility the EU may allow US imported wines to be called “Chateau” or “Clos.” Currently in France, both these terms must only refer to an AOC wine coming only from grapes that are harvested … Continue reading

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Wine Myths…Busted: Never Choose Wine Based on the Label.

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This “wine myth” comes up every now and then, and is generally written in lifestyle magazines by writers who have absolutely no clue about the topic they are covering, instead relying on regurgitating the rhetoric they’ve no-doubt read in some … Continue reading

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Is it Necessary for Wineries to Give Full Disclosure on their Labels?

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Winemaking has come to be romanticized as simply grapes, barrels, and time. But, not surprisingly, there’s a little-more to it than that! There’s chemistry, microbiology, additives, smoothing out the rough edges, tweaking flavors, clarifying, deepening the color, and doing everything … Continue reading

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This Week in Wine 10/24/11

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Actually it’s more like ‘”Last Week in Wine”, since I didn’t get a chance to post this yesterday!   Shelf crash destroys 6,810 wine bottles A Wisconsin liquor store that lost 6,810 bottles of wine and champagne in a shelf … Continue reading

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