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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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Life begins at 40, we're told… Presumably by the over 40s, as everyone else is far too busy gestating to come up with clever maxims....
Cosmopolitan is not merely a fashion magazine or a drink for wealthy women on the Sex and the City, it is the also the notion...
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Somethings only come with age, like quiet self-confidence, admiration for Boris Johnson or, if you’re a grape vine, a marked increase in fruit concentration. That’s...
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This wine is so fist-thumpingly fresh, so buttock-clenchingly minerally, so eye-poppingly citrusy that, if you try it, you might for a moment mistake yourself for...
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A light golden chardonnay that has peaches, pears and apple notes in abundance, topped off with nutty and butterscotch aromas. Medium weighted with excellent texture...
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...
The legend of Vinus, the Heron, started on the Hérault River banks at the foot of Château Paul Mas in Pézenas. The story goes that...
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Many wine drinkers go a long way to express their devotion to Malbec. We heard of one chap in Verona who would call passionate verse...
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...
This wine has a fantastic story. It comes from a collaboration between 10 wineries to save historic vineyards in particularly steep sites in Germany's beautiful...
The Graacher Riesling Kabinett is a fantastic example of a Riesling from the Mosel. It has racy, citrus acidity, giving its crisp clean feel that...
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This is the stone you must carry if you've tried quite a bit of wine; the knowledge that Riesling is one of the greatest grapes...
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The Itata Valley is the Chilean wine world’s answer to the Paris Ritz in the 20s, the Havana El Floridita in the 30s or New...
Sports fans worldwide are familiar with the Gallic cockerel, but few know its significance. Nowadays, this national symbol suggests pride and pizazz; but it's origins...
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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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Good land is hard to come by, to the east of the San Francisco Bay. It's like a modern-day gold rush except gold is now...
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The trouble with winemaking is as soon as a region garners significant acclaim, the billionaires swoop in and start buying up plots of land with...
Chablis is a brilliantly versatile wine when it comes to pairing with foods, and Maison Dousset's Chablis is no exception to this. This elegant, unoaked...
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The Arneis grape is indigenous to the Piedmont region and shares a close history with wider known Nebbiolo grape. For centuries, it was used to...