Category Archives: Wine Blog

Southern Rhone Wine: Wineblog #40

“This Châteauneuf du Pape estate has been at the top of its game for many years and any partisan of Rhone Valley wines who has not yet tried a wine from Domaine Roger Sabon should make every effort to do … Continue reading

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Burgundy Travelogue Part one: wineblog #38

“… all the winegrower is trying to do is to put the land in the glass” – Joy Pygott   It is one thing to write about wine made in different parts of the world. It is an entirely different … Continue reading

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Argentinian wine: wineblog #37

There was virtually no knowledge or understanding of viticulture (in Argentina), but my grandfather chose Malbec because even at that time it was considered the best, most reliable variety.’ – Nicholas Catena   Wine from Argentina is easy to find … Continue reading

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Indian Wine: wineblog #32

You mark my words. We’ll be drinking wines from… well, South America, Australia, New Zealand, Africa, India, China… This is just the beginning.  Steven Spurrier from the movie Bottle Shock India is the land of enchantment.  Home of the Taj … Continue reading

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Beaujolais wine: wineblog #31

“Beaujolais is the only white wine that happens to be red” – Karen MacNeil “Beaujolais is the one night stand of wines”- Kermit Lynch There is a great tradition every year that always happens on the third Thursday of November.  … Continue reading

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South African Wines:Wineblog #30

“Today, God be Praised, wine was pressed at the Cape for the first time” – Jan van Riebeeck, February 2, 1659 “Constantia…has healing powers on a disappointed heart” – Jane Austin, in Sense and Sensibility When was the last time … Continue reading

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The Passionate Wine Drinker: wineblog #28

For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them- Aristotle Tell me and I will forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I will understand – Confucius Write drunk, … Continue reading

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