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Vines & Vinification wins OIV book award 2018

Published on July 10, 2018

Vines and Vinification was originally conceived of as the study guide for the ‘Production of wine’ unit of the Wine and Spirit Education Trust’s (WSET) Level 4 Diploma in Wines and Spirits. It is now published as an accompaniment to unit 2, ahead of new diploma study materials that are being developed. It remains as […]


A minor musing on ‘natural’ – via Raventos i Blanc xarel-lo

Published on June 24, 2016

A minor musing on ‘natural’ – I’m reminded of certified organic wines in the early days, so 20 years ago and more


A new view of Champagne regions?

Published on August 4, 2015

Is this a new view of Champagne sub-regions?


Tore delle Signore, Verduzzo Friulano, 1992

Published on May 24, 2015

Tasted this delicious dessert wine the other day. Remarkably fresh and flavoursome for a 23-year old white wine. The full name is a bit of a handful though.


Vineyard joggings

Published on July 2, 2014

(aka the jog blog – thanks @thewinebird). Having taken up jogging again in the summer of 2012, I thought it might be fun to share some microclimatic observations.


Vineyard joggings

Published on August 11, 2013

(aka the jog blog – thanks @thewinebird). Having taken up jogging again in the summer of 2012, I thought it might be fun to share some microclimatic observations.


My 3,000th twitter follower

Published on July 7, 2013

My 3,000th twitter follower (@NMollard) makes wine. How wonderful is that? They even sent me a bottle to taste, so I thought I’d write it up here.


Cork or screwcap, screwcap or cork?

Published on April 3, 2013

I recently came across a couple of tasty wines from the almost unknown top (closer to the source) / bottom (in the Massif Central) corner of the Loire valley. The wines were both bottles under cork and screwcap.


Vineyard Joggings

Published on March 14, 2013

(aka the jog blog – thanks @thewinebird). Having taken up jogging again in the summer of 2012, I thought it might be fun to share some microclimatic observations.


Sparkling berries

Published on December 26, 2012

A revelation of carbonic maceration.

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