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EASTERN BLOC UPDATE

Friday, July 13, 2018

The wine industries of Eastern European countries suffered severely under the communist regime in that they were forced to almost abandon their native grape varieties and produce oceans of very mundane wines, mainly from “classic” varieties such as Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon.  Read More...

SHORT TERM SHYSTERS

Friday, June 29, 2018

This magnificent, vibrant and fantastic industry of ours – the Australian wine industry – which has led the world in oh, so many ways over the last half a century, in technology, innovation and varietal experimentation – unfortunately, has within it a small handful of greedy/conniving shysters. Read More...