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The Cellar at Lapostolle winery in Apalta, Chile’s Colchagua Valley
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304432704577348013337790958.html#project%3Dwine0421%26articleTabs%3Darticle
"We felt there was music in the air,’ Aurelio Montes said of Apalta, ‘but no one else was hearing the music from the market."
"When I arrived, I felt like I’d always known this place, as if from another life," Alexandra Marnier-Lapostolle (whose great-grandfather created Grand Marnier)

The Cellar at Lapostolle winery in Apalta, Chile’s Colchagua Valley

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304432704577348013337790958.html#project%3Dwine0421%26articleTabs%3Darticle

"We felt there was music in the air,’ Aurelio Montes said of Apalta, ‘but no one else was hearing the music from the market."

"When I arrived, I felt like I’d always known this place, as if from another life," Alexandra Marnier-Lapostolle (whose great-grandfather created Grand Marnier)

Filed under Aurelio Montes Chile Colchagua Valley Cellar wine Apalta Lapostolle Grand Marnier Rolland

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winetumbler: Union Centrale des Coopératives Viticoles (UCCV) - Tunisia

With more than 55 years of existence, 10 cellar members representing 14,000 of vineyards and a production of 20 million bottles, 12 million of which are bottled at the headquarters, the Union Centrale des Coopératives Viticoles is the unquestionable pillar of Tunisian viticulture sector. From the plant material, planting, the trellising, the yields, the choice of vines to the wine making, UCCV is the partner of the producers of the sector. Under the directorship of Belgacem D’KHIL, an oenologist engineer, UCCV has seized the opportunity to associate with Tunisian or foreign partners for the exploitation of four State-owned domains entrusted to the Company for Agricultural Valorization and Development ( Sociétés de Mise en Valeur et de Développement Agricole - SMVDA). 

Its wines include: 

  • Vieux Magon AOC Mornag 2001;
  • Vieux Magon AOC Mornag 2002;
  • Domaine Clipea Chardonnay;
  • Magon Rosé;
  • Muscat de Kelibia - AOC 1er Cru Kelibia;
  • Sidi Saad - Grand Cru Mornag;
  • Les Domaines de Carthage Syrah;
  • Les Domaines de Carthage Pinot Noir; and
  • Les Domaines de Carthage Merlot

Filed under wine tunisia UCCV cellar Viticoles grapes

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