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My one and only trip to the southern states of America left very strong and very happy memories. These range from breakfasts in Savannah to sunny lunches in genteel Charleston. They encompass particularly long 'cocktail hours' in New Orleans, under the tutelage of the late RW Apple Jnr, of the New.
See also my tasting notes on these wines. Which vintage of red bordeaux is the best value? This is a fair topic for anyone with a classic wine collection. There aren't many obvious candidates from the last decade of the last century and among the wines of the 1980s there are many examples that are.
From Aus$8.99, €9.60, £6.66 Find this wine Well, here's a surprise! An Australian Chardonnay from one of the worst vintages in living memory that I honestly think is great value. I wasn't very keen on the 2010 but this 2011 blend for De Bortoli's DB Reserve Chardonnay 2011 South Eastern.
See also Amaronics - the extraordinary economics of Amarone . 'The drama of Amarone is that the world cannot get enough of it. Its success is such that it is now completely beyond the control of the Consorzio della Valpolicella'. Words spoken by Emilio Pedron (below right) on my recent visit to.
Venerated Languedoc producer Mas de Daumas Gassac hosted a 30-wine vertical tasting of their estate red last month, on the eve of the Vinisud wine trade fair. This was a rare opportunity to taste a collection of vintages back to 1979, none of which had travelled beyond the boundaries of the.
6 Mar 2014 This is the second of our Throwback Thursday articles , inspired by our archives or a desire to share a members-only article with a wider readership. This particular article was first published on 28 August 2008 and has been added to since, but I urge you to click on the links and on.
February heralded articles covering a panoply of wine topics here on JancisRobinson.com, from bulk transport to Bordeaux 2010, from label-scanning apps to Californian drought. As usual, these were summarised in our weekly emails. What follows below are some timely selections from elsewhere in.
Here is the next in our annual series of reviews of more famous wines of Bordeaux at 10 years old. The 77 most starry reds were tasted blind in appropriate geographical flights of 10 to 12 wines and then afterwards I tasted, sighted, a further 22 less glamorous reds and the sweet whites - which in.
One of last year's crop of wine books that I enjoyed almost more than any other was Reds, Whites & Varsity Blues , the highly illustrated memoir-fest centred on the annual Oxford v Cambridge wine-tasting competition. The subject matter sounds potentially boring, but Jennifer Segal, who amassed.
Did you know that Riesling is planted on only 4.1% of Austria's vineyards (1,850 ha)? I probably did know that once upon a time, but I had forgotten just how little Riesling there is in Austria compared with the area dedicated to Grüner Veltliner (29.4%), although it has increased from 3.4% in.
There I was, happily beavering away on my new Research Paper topic about a unique identifier for wine . Everything was going well. I was getting in touch with people from auctioneers, hauliers, supermarkets and merchants – all of whom sounded interested in the idea, and were responsive to my.
You would probably most readily associate this title with a new estate in New Zealand's Marlborough region, but even in the world of wine things are rarely as simple as that. The Sauvignon Blanc in this particular case comes from the unusual source of the Mittelrhein, but there is no trace to be.