Blog Corcova

Monday, 01 October 2012 20:21

Family memories

Last Saturday, in the Dincolo de aparente TV show on Antena 2 channel, Florentina Fantanaru had Serban Damboviceanu as guest, the man who has revive the Corcova wines tradition. Serban Damboviceanu inherits the passion for wine from his grandfather. A passion which has its roots somewhere in the Little Paris of the inter-war epoch, when the father of his mother, Duhalmu Iordache, owed and managed the Potcova restaurant and the Tunelul (The Tunnel) nightclub, the first club in Bucharest having a sound system, where the singer Ioana Radu made her debut. A stylish TV show, with beautiful memories, about family, about people with a passion for wine and for their work and activity. 
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Through our activity, we want to contribute to the development of the Corcova locality, and one of our priorities is to create new work places, even if, and we all know it, in the countryside there is not a good situation. We invite you to watch a short report from Corcova about the involving of the Romanian businesses in the development of the local communities.
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Thursday, 20 September 2012 18:27

With native Romanian origins: Feteasca Neagra

A superior red wine obtained from a grape variety which was cultivated only on our country territory, Feteasca Neagra is a very ancient local grape variety, having its origins in Moldavia and Muntenia. We invite you to learn more about this variety from the most recent issue of Secretele bucatariei magazine, and to find out which food pairings are the best for the Feteasca Neagra wine from Corcova.





Navigating through the agitated history of its origin land, the Feteasca Neagra wine enjoys today an increasing fame. This variety of grapes gives a moderate productivity, but the quality of the wines fully compensates this fact. The living proof of this is the new Feteasca Neagra wine launched by Corcova Roy & Damboviceanu. This local variety, which is the most appreciated by the specialists, has found here in Romania a climate and a soil which give it a new an remarkable aspect.




Friday, 07 September 2012 15:00

The Jirov wines from Corcova

Corcova Roy & Damboviceanu announces the launch of a new range of wines, Jirov. This is aimed to the general stores, being present in the MegaImage chain, starting with August. There are two wines, a white one - Sauvignon Blanc -, and a red one - Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot. They both come from the same vineyard like the wines already launched - from Chardonnay to Syrah -, they carry the same DOC name, Mehedinti - Corcova, and they are produced with the most exigent methods, in the same press houses, recently modernized.




Monday, 20 August 2012 18:36

Wines: The right or the wrong choice

Red or white, dry or sweet, older or newer - there is a right wine for every meal. It is very important that we chose the wine by taking in account the meals, the foods we offer to our guests - a wrong choice in the wine matter could ruin a festive meal, and a good choice could value each culinary speciality we have cooked with love for our guests. And for having a right choice of the wine you should take you time...





In its Sunday, 28th of July edition, the Income Magazine show, transmitted by Antena 3, there were also a discussion about the acces of European agriculture funds, illustrated with a report filmed at the Corcova vineyard and with a short interview with Mr Serban Damboviceanu. The reintroduction of Corcova vineyards in the Romanian wine circuit, the total investment was about 4 millions of euros, from which 1 million of euros were European funds used for projects like replanting the grapes or modernizing the press houses. Beside bureaucracy, all these efforts were worthwhile and they are now rewarded by the new success of Corcova wines.
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Friday, 20 July 2012 18:18

Each wine has its fitted glass

Differently from drinking some more "simple" beverages, in the wines tasting are important not only the grape varieties, the region and the way they were produced, but also other things, like the goblets from which we drink that noble beverages.





Monday, 02 July 2012 16:27

Choosing the right wine

Choosing the wine represents a quite difficult mission and of a great responsibility because the success of a festive dinner depends on it. First of all we should know that the price is not a wine quality guarantee. Of course, nor the bottle and the label aspect. It is not enough, nevertheless it is requested that we know first of all the meaning of the data written on the label. By the law, this should have the name of the producer, of the company which bottled the wine, of the importer (if this is the case), the commercial brand, the variety, the year of harvest, the geographical indication, the type of vinification, the alcohol percentage and the quality category. We have to know that, for be taken in consideration, the wine should have a DOC, a controlled origin denomination.




Friday, 22 June 2012 12:02

The secrets of Corcova wine

Full of passion about the wine culture, at only 36 years old Serban Damboviceanu revived the glory of Corcova - the wines made here conquered at the beginning of the last century the exigent French wine lovers. You can find more about the Corcova wines by reading the article in Income Magazine.






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