What's news on Snooth 11/02/09

Spanning the Globe in search of Wine News


This week we are bringing you three elements of the Story of Wine. The history, as told by Greg Tatar, focuses on what's new again: Amphorae. These icon clay vessels were intimately involved in the growth of wine as an industry, as well as a readily available beverage. You can find Part One of Greg's History of Wine, which focused on the origins of wine, here. Find Part II Wine Storage - The Early Days here.

Our articles on Chianti and a great Canadian Winemaker, Andrzej Lipinski, simply help to frame the continuum that is the Story of Wine. With records tracing the origins of Chianti to the 13th Century, it's safe to say that this scenic, and wonderful, region of Italy is one of the oldest players in the world of wine.

Andrzej on the other hand, is a key player in the emerging story that is the Canadian wine revolution. Having established himself as an accomplished winemaker, after moving to Canada in 1989, Andrzej is now making history, and adding another chapter to a future History of Wine! Read all about both, on Snooth.

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Spanning the Centuries: Chianti to Canada

The Romance & Joy of Chianti!
Ah, Chianti! The very word eloquently rolls off the tongue regardless of the command of your language. It denotes a celebration of life unconditionally! Chianti offers no boundaries to a wine lover who may be starting to enjoy wine, or even a aficionado! Read the full story on Snooth.

Canadian Wine People - Andrzej Lipinski
One question that often arises in the wine world is: “Where did your love affair with wine begin.” For me the answer was in a glass of 2006 Foreign Affair Cabernet Franc. And thus my quest began. My journey led me to discover that the winemaker, Andrzej Lipinski. Read more on Snooth.

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