Archive for November, 2009:

Regional New Zealand Pinot Noir?

Published on November 25th, 2009
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Pinot noir is the second most planted grape variety in New Zealand, and arguably the second best place in the world to be making pinot noir.

Hobbs Grenache 2005, Barossa Valley, Australia

Published on November 21st, 2009
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Outrageously delicious ‘sticky’ from Aus.


Published on November 18th, 2009
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Bits of viticulture and winemaking stuff explained.

Amarone Families

Published on November 13th, 2009
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Ten Amarone-producing families have got together to better promote their flagship, and frankly quite delicious, product.

Australia's First Families of Wine: Bruce Tyrell interview

Published on November 9th, 2009
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Bruce Tyrell gives the lowdown on the new Australia’s First Family of Wines group, which will promote their regional and icon wines.

Where next for Aussie pinot noir?

Published on November 3rd, 2009
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Australian pinot noir can now stand on its own on the world stage. Tasmania and Victoria have the best spots so far.

Trento and Franciacorta – time on lees

Published on November 1st, 2009
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For traditional method sparkling wines made in the European Union, time on lees, an important aspect of flavour development, is legally stipulated.

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