Why invest in Italian wines?

Price increases for the top wines of Italy are outstripping more fancied regions, reflecting renewed interest in Italian wine. People looking to wine as an investment have an alternative to the usual targets of Bordeaux, Burgundy and Napa – Italy.

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What is the most expensive red wine in the world?

The most expensive red wine is none other than the famous Screaming Eagle Cabernet 1992. It is pretty surprising for such a young wine could become the most expensive wine in the world. Actually it was due to the charity event the wine was auctioned.

What are the best value red wine bottles?

Here are some of the best value bottles from our favourite red wine varieties, including Shiraz, Merlot, Rioja and Malbec… Contrary to popular misunderstanding, Syrah and Shiraz are in fact the same variety.

What is the best Pinot noir wine of 1990?

The Clive Coates considers that DRC red wines to be the most aristocratic and the best example of Pinot Noir. When we compare other red wines of 1990, DRC tops them. 5. Cheval Blanc 1947 St-Emilion

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How much is the best white wine ever sold for?

It sold for $117,000 by the Antique Wine Company to Christian Vanneque, a world-renowned wine connoisseur. It has such a large price tag because it was harvested in 1811 at the Chateau d’Yquem, which was such a good harvest that many people claimed it to be the best white wine ever created.

What are the most expensive wines in the world?

The Chateau Lafite 1787 was purchased by publisher tycoon Malcolm Forbes in 1985, and is one of the most expensive wines in the world! Released by South Australia’s most famous winery, Penfolds, the wine does not have much of history, instead, it relies on the experience, presentation and reputation of the brand.

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What are the best wine glasses for home use?

The Zalto Denk’Art Universal Hand-Blown Crystal Wine Glasses ( view at Amazon) are the best of the best if you want elegant wine glasses that are suitable for both reds and whites. If you’re just starting out and need a set of universal wine glasses, the Hotel Collection set ( view at Macy’s) is a more budget-friendly pick.

Should you buy different wine glasses for red and white wine?

It makes sense to buy red- or white-specific glasses if you always stock your wine fridge with the same type of wine. But for something more versatile, experts recommend stocking up on multipurpose wine glasses that work well with reds and whites.

How much do wine glasses cost?

In 2014, writer Eve O’Neill tested 33 glasses for the original guide, with the help of Jeff Cohn, owner and head winemaker at Jeff Cohn Cellars. For this guide, we tested a variety of wine glasses ranging between $4 and $70. Photo: Michael Hession

Are plastic wine glasses more dressed than regular glass?

An Amazon shopper shared that they were required to have plastic cups rather than glass during his wedding, and these cups were the perfect choice for them. He added that these plastic wine glasses were more dressed than regular glass. Another Amazon customer said that these cups were sturdy, and the gold rim added a cute touch to her party theme.