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Early in the careers of these vintners, they managed the vineyards and winemaking for other companies' wine brands. Given their prodigious skill, unsurprisingly they were...
Have you seen the film Searching for Sugarman? If not, then we recommend you do; it's a masterpiece, but it means this tasting note won't...
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***Silver at the International Wine Challenge 2015*** This wine takes its name not from the Aussie slang for hard work, although judging by its magnificently...
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Wine or maths? Not a difficult question, is it? We don't mind some algebra, fractions or long division occasionally, but the ratio of fun to...
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The grapes for Black's Station Malbec are grown in a little town called Zamora (no relation to the ex-QPR striker). However, back in the 1800s,...
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It is spring, moonless night in the small town, starless and bible black... Well, don't come crying to us, Dylan Thomas; if you were after...
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A band of brothers is a powerful thing. If you've watched the mini-series directed by Steven Spielberg documenting American troops in the Second World War,...
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What are the big differences between Australians and the French? Asked no one... Watch a fencing bout between the two nations and the cultural differences...
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"You come to my tasting note and you say 'Don Oddbins give me Yarra Valley Pinot Noir.' But you don't ask me with respect. You...
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We like to think of the wines of Canon-Fronsac as the Samwise Gamgee of Bordeaux. Sure, it might not have the glamour of Pomerol or...
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South African reds are all dark, meaty and chewy as biltong right? Well no, not all of them. As Bob Dylan famously sang "the wines...
Winemaking is a lot more sciency than you might think. It involves complicated stuff like pre-fermenting, pigeage, pumping and pressure-controlled pneumatic presses. If that isn't...
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Looks can be deceiving. Have you ever witnessed a body builder weep? Or watched a manicured beauty queen don a pair of boxing gloves? Well...
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LL Cool J once told us not to "call it a comeback;" apparently he'd been there for years. Yet, we think that's a shame; a...
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Agustin thought his luck was in when he was approached by an eccentric entrepreneur and asked to produce 'as much red grape juice as he...
The French find it hard to explain the concept of terroir to Brits as there is no natural English translation. It's one of those things...
Originally established by Robert and Yvette Michelas, the domain is now run by their four children. Most impressive that they have worked side-by-side for 30...
Many consider Vacqueyras as where the smart money is spent in the Rhône, like buying property in south-east London if you can’t afford to live...
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Wine people are an odd bunch, intent on using descriptors that makes the rest of the world spit-take while sipping on their reasonably priced Cabernet...
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Like Stephen King, Rocky films and the politics of Ronald Regan, the wines of Beaujolais have escaped the 80s and are more popular than ever....