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Wine is a Form of Art. Quinta do Perdigão

I often think about how wine is a form of art. This summer I encountered a very interesting person, who is not only a winemaker but an architect and lover of all things art. He believes that ‘wine is an art form, and that it goes hand in hand with painting, music, poetry, architecture… where we search to find the perfect balance.’ Jose Joaquim Da Silva Perdigão is the man behind the wine of Quinta do Perdigão.

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Building a Wine Brand: one Fine Wine Success Story. Part II

This is the second part of the conversation with Moritz Rogosky of Podere il Carnasciale where we talk about different wine markets and their consumers, distribution and wine pricing, as well as new projects and plans for the winery.

Read the previous post to learn about the unique story of Podere il Carnasciale and it’s phenomenal wine il Caberlot.

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Building a Wine Brand: one Fine Wine Success Story. Part I

With the explosion of wineries and wine brands around the world, the market has become extremely competitive. It is not an easy task to make your wine brand to stand out from the crowd. I met Moritz Rogosky of Podere il Carnasciale, a small family-owned winery in Tuscany, to learn about the unique wines of Il Carnasciale, and the winery’s story of success.

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«Come Quickly, I’m Tasting the Stars!»

It is what supposedly said Dom Perignon, a French Benedictine monk, when tasting the first champagne. While the monk made important contributions to the production and quality of champagne wine, he didn’t invent sparkling wine, nor was he the first to make champagne. Learn how Champagne is made and what’s the difference between Champagne & Prosecco.

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Little-Known Wine Facts About Cleopatra

Cleopatra – the last pharaoh and one of the most powerful rulers of Egypt, a debauched temptress and a woman of superior intellect. It turned out that she was also a huge wine lover along with Marc Antony, a Roman general and her lover, who by the way, was declared the New Dionysus, a god of wine, happiness, and immortality.

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