The science of two alcohol free days per week

The science of two alcohol free days per week Read more at http://www.decanter.com/wine-news/opinion/guest-blog/the-science-of-two-alcohol-free-days-per-week-288604/?utm_source=Eloqua&utm_medium=email&utm_content=news+alert+link+01222016&utm_campaign=Newsletter-01222016 Health officials in several countries, including the UK, have advocated for people to have at least two alcohol free days per week. The UK government’s new proposal on alcohol guidelines says drinkers should have ‘several’ alcohol free days weekly. But, how useful…

Bordeaux opens its doors to tourists

Bordeaux opens its doors to tourists Read more at https://www.meininger.de/en/wine-business-international/bordeaux-opens-its-doors-tourists When he was 20 years old back in 1999, Basile Tesseron of Château Lafon-Rochet, a classified growth in Saint-Estèphe, decided to leave: “Bordeaux was boring, conservative and unfashionable,” he said. Instead of taking over from his father, Michel Tesseron, he travelled across the US and…

Luxembourg vintners begin ice wine harvest

Luxembourg vintners begin ice wine harvest Read more at http://www.wort.lu/en/luxembourg/frost-on-the-moselle-luxembourg-vintners-begin-ice-wine-harvest-569de5600da165c55dc5179a Even after the adverse weather conditions in December, it looks as though ice wine may finally work out for Luxembourg’s vintners this year: thanks to the recent frosty temperatures, the ice wine grape harvest started Monday. In December, the Institut Viti-Vinicole had a pessimistic outlook…