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March 2016

Rome is one of the most popular weekend break destinations for tourists.  So when buying Italian wine, which should you ask for when sitting in a Roman piazza?  Italian wines can be superb but it can be complicated to understand the grape varieties and regions. The

It is 21 years since Apartheid ended and South African wine has been available on international markets. I have visited South Africa on numerous occasions to buy wine and seen how the country’s wine industry has advanced. There is a strong belief among many winemakers that South