While Bordeaux and Burgundy are considered to be the greatest red wine regions in the world, historically it had been Hermitage in the Northern Rhône. Going back to the 18th & 19th centuries, the wines of Hermitage were considered on the same level as wineries
Last week’s article was entitled ‘Why do some people not enjoy the taste of wine?’ When choosing wines for many people it is down to price or some vague recognition of a region. So today’s article focuses on the making choices based on the fruit
Black Friday marks the start of the Christmas season. A good wine can be an ideal present and you don’t have to spend a fortune to find some real gems. Here are some tips to bear in mind when choosing wines as Christmas gifts.
Syrah and Shiraz are two names for the same grape. In France this classic red grape is known as Syrah while in Australia it is called Shiraz.
Its home is the northern Rhone, where Syrah makes elegant and complex wines notable for
Discovering wines from places you least expected is a fun and interesting part of my work. Winemakers and viticulturists around the world whose aim is to make wines better and distinctive in character, introduce new grape varieties to a region.
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