Archive for January, 2011:

Grand Cru, Remington Norman

Published on January 29th, 2011
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Norman explores, by appellation, each of the grand crus in the Côte d’Or.

Orange Terroirists

Published on January 25th, 2011
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Orange region terroir – a booklet crammed with all the useful information and data to make a serious wine student’s eyes water

Orange wines – tasting notes

Published on January 23rd, 2011
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Here is a selection of my favourite Orange region wines following on from my visit in October 2010, including approximate AUD$ retail prices.

Minerality – quote, unquote 2

Published on January 21st, 2011
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Minerality is an emotive, and poorly understood term. I quizzed a few folk during a two week (wider) research visit to Australia in October 2010.

Understanding Wine Technology, David Bird

Published on January 17th, 2011
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Over the past decade since this book was first published it has become a must-have information and reference tool for anyone interested in how wine is made.

An interview with … Philippe Drouhin of Joseph Drouhin

Published on January 13th, 2011
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An interview with … Philippe Drouhin of Maison Joseph Drouhin, July 2010.

Biodynamic Wine Guide 2011, Monty Waldin

Published on January 9th, 2011
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Monty Waldin updates the world of biodynamic growers.

Orange – the new black?

Published on January 5th, 2011
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The Orange region is the only geographical indication (GI) in Australia to be defined by altitude – contiguous land above 600m around the extinct volcano that dominates the skyline, Mount Canobolas, at 1,396m.

Beechworth, Victoria, a Langton’s 2010 trilogy

Published on January 1st, 2011

Tucked away in north east Victoria, 40 miles from Rutherglen, famed for its world class stickies, but a million miles from it stylistically, lies the small, unassuming region of Beechworth.

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