Minervois is a region that has been making wine as far back as the Romans and beyond. In fact, the name derives from the region's...
Plic, Plic, Plic is named for the emotional response to the sound of rain when you are inside looking out. Comforting that is, like looking...
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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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A wine that Mother Earth herself would be happy to promote. Your conscience can enjoy bonus points, as every last drop is organic and hasn't...
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Jeff Carrel started his working life as a chemist and while he found it rewarding he grew tired of people of confusing his role with...
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Like the Royal Family at the moment, Cillar de Silos just go from strength to strength, and they don't even have Kate Middleton on their...
Nestled in the foothills of the most southerly part of the Alps in the green and fertile region of Piedmont, northern Italy, Dogliani is a...
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There is something very romantic about a family legacy. An object or tradition that can be laid down for future generations to appreciate. Such legacies...
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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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Like the addition of Peter 'Swingometer' Snow to the Beeb's election night results, Black Rock is guaranteed to make even the most memorable of nights...
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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...
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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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...
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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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We all have secrets, for example nobody knows that Keyser Söze is really Kevin Spacey, seriously he just made up his whole story from stuff...
For most mortals, tasting a bottle of Amarone, especially one of this calibre, is a bit like how we imagine the Springwatch team would feel...
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Sometimes you drink a wine and your synapses align, neurones clap their hands, light rains in front of your eyes and you think... this is...
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Gemma - or 'gem' in English - does exactly what is says on the tin. But not in a Ronseal kind of way; don't try...
It was an ordinary enough Sunday service in Oporto, with the usual stuff - christenings, BMWs in the car park, expensive gifts for the little...
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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...