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Q&A with a Wine Influencer: Tim Atkin MW & Social Media - Social Vignerons

Tim Atkin is — if these words can ever be put together — NOT ONLY a Master of Wine. He has also become one of the most prominent wine personalities and critic in the world. Like a few in our Top 20 Worldwide Wine Influencers he accepted to answer our questions about his life on social media. Between …

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2017 Top 20 Wine Influencers: Who to Follow on Social Media? - Social Vignerons

Update February 2018: The article and Top 20 Wine Influencers List below was published in January 2017, for a more recent list of Social Media wine personalities, follow the link below to the 2018 Top 40+ Wine Influencers List: Update 20 Jan 2017: After the addition of a few wine influencers that were missing from the original …

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Italian Wine & Cheese Pairing Part 2 - Social Vignerons

The variety in Italian wine is just enormous. So many grape varieties turned into wine all around the country. But the variety in Italian cheese is just as overwhelming. There’s so many different wines and cheeses in Italy, that with our partners at His and Her Wine, we’ve had to split the pairings into two parts. Below is …

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Top 6 Wine Varietals for the Top 6 Cheese Meals - Social Vignerons

I have never been too big on drinking, but wine is different. For me, the experience is about the taste, aroma, and the pairing with food. This is why I picked out my top 6 wines, with my top 6 cheese meals for you. For these dishes, it is important to have good cheese, and …

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The Best Prestige Cuvée Champagne Wines : AWARDS - Social Vignerons

Prestige Cuvée Champagnes are the most refined expressions of a House’s savoir-faire (know-how). Not only are they generally made from the best fruits, often from Grand Cru or Premier Cru vineyards, but they are also aged for longer, frequently in oak, and elaborated from the best vintages. Many Prestige Cuvées are extremely famous and command …

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Q&A with Martine Saunier: her new film 'A Year in Champagne.' - Social Vignerons

Social Vignerons reveals an exclusive interview with Martine Saunier, legendary wine importer, senior producer, and protagonist of the new film ‘A Year in Champagne.‘ Martine Saunier made a name for herself building a successful California-based wine importing business Martines Wines. Over the past 35 years, the Paris-born and Burgundy-raised French woman has shaped and transformed the landscape of French …

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Q&A with a wine influencer: Jancis Robinson talks about social media - Social Vignerons

Jancis Robinson is a busy women. Her #2 position in our Top 20 Worlwide wine influencers on social media hasn’t come by chance. Between many major wine publications, Jancis is the editor of The Oxford Companion to Wine (3d ed. 2006), co-author with Hugh Johnson of The World Atlas of Wine (7th ed. 2013) and co-author …

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5 Top Grapes Behind Italian White Wines - Social Vignerons

Italy is one of the few countries that look even better in real life than it does in pictures, or on the silver screen, and their wine is no different. Incredibly, Italy is actually the birthplace of over 25 percent of the world’s fine wine grape varieties. Let’s have a look at the grapes behind …

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Anatomy of a Wine Barrel: Parts, Sizes, Infographic - Social Vignerons

Building wood barrels and using them for transporting and/or ageing wine is a very old European tradition. Wine Barrel History in a Minute Ancient Egyptians and Romans were using clay amphorae rather than wooden containers. But those were fragile and unpractical. When the Romans conquered the Gaul (present-day France) just before 100 BC, they noticed the locals …

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What is Prosecco? Infographic Wine Guide - Social Vignerons

Everything you’ve been wondering about Prosecco sparkling wine. We’ve gone through all the most common questions you have about Prosecco bubbles, to get you to understand the essence of this ultra-famous but sometimes misjudged Italian wine. For information about the National Prosecco week, read on to the corresponding section below. So, first things first… Sources …