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http://www.cosvittoria.it COS, Yesterday, today. They began to produce for pleasure, ended to create a company: one of the most characterized of the Sicily. They were schoolfriends, Giambattista Cilia called Titta, Giusto Occhipinti and Pinuccia Strano, three guys of Vittoria (RG). Afterwards Titta and Giusto became architects, while Giuseppina Strano chose to be a social worker. In 1980, the passion for the vineyards, carried them to found a farm called COS (the initials of their surnames). They rented the parents's lands and began to play. Harvesting, pressing grapes (by foot), making wine, they produced 20 hectoliters of wine, which although was an amateur product, it was of great quality. Charmed for the enterprise, they have invested a lot in the wine cellar, equipping it of modern technologies: today their wines ferment with controlled temperature and age in barrique. Among the three protagonists who gave life to the adventure, today, two architects, Giusto and Giambattista, carry the plan ahead and after 23 years they have placed an other important dowel: the resctructure of a majestic residence, become the country house center of COS.

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    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

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  • Phitos Cerasuolo di Vittoria Anfora Cos Cos Vino Bianco 2010

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  • Help!Ok, ok...there's no crisis here in Dallas. However, I do have quandary. I just haven't developed an affinity for varietal New World pinot noir and I'm wondering what I'm missing. I'm looking for suggestions from you Snoothers.Keep in mind that I live in the Great (or Not So Great) State of Texas, where it's considerably more difficult to ac... Read More

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  • Saw this story about Antonio Galloni leaving the Wine Advocate.  (I first saw it somewhere else, but this was the easiest one to link to today.)  I haven't got any particular sense of what Galloni likes, although one kind of assumes that Parker would hire someone somewhat in his own image if he was planning to turn over some of the areas Bob has... Read More

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  • I'm making a lasagne bolognese for a dinner party (the whole deal from ... ... love to get a Barolo but the cost is a bit prohibitive...I'm like to keep it at about 15 a bottle or less.Also maybe a light Italian white to have with appetizers. Unfortunately I live in PA so my selection is very limite Read More

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  • Azienda Agricola Cos Nero D Avola Contrada Labirinto 2004

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  • Les Pagodes de Cos Red Bordeaux Blend St. Estèphe 2001

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  • Let's get together and share some great Sangiovese Grosso and dinner.Where: ... see what sub-themes develop.Cost: Cost of the food, whatever we order from the menu, and a generous tip for the service.Who: All are welcome. Let's limit to ten people, so everyone gets a pour of each wine.Bob (Possible +1) 2000 Poggio di SottoEricaGreg (Dal Piaz) -... Read More

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  • Château Cos Labory Red Bordeaux Blend St. Estèphe 2000

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  • Chateau Cos Labory Saint Estephe Chateau Cos Labory Saint Estephe Cabernet Sauvignon 1995

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    Cracked this 1995 open in Oct of 2012 (as the SF Giant up 2-0 against Detroit Tigers in the World Series). Probably a little past it's prime. Still had a decent color - not burnt around the edges and a decent nose. Very light and bright. Not a lot of fruit, but not overly dusty. Decent drinker, but not special. Read More

    Wine review by chock


  • With the help of instantaneous search results, anyone can pick out a good $100 ... Margaux)2. Les Pagodes de Cos (Chateau Cos d'Estournel, Saint-Estephe)3. Chateau Marquis de Calon (Chateau Calon-Segur, Saint-Estephe)4. Amiral de Beychevelle (Chateau Beychevelle, Saint-Julien)5. Les Allees de Cantemerle (Chateau Cantemerle, Haut-Medoc)5. Trade... Read More

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  • Dear Sir and Madam, On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we cordially invite your company to participate in Interwine China 2011, which is organized by Canton Universal Fair Group Ltd., and sponsored by China National Association for Liquor and Spirits Circulation, will be held in China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, from May 25th...

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