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POMMY-LAND

Friday, June 21, 2019

Things in the wine world are always changing, even in ubber conservative Britain. Despite Brexit, or maybe because of it (who knows), the pommy wine world is undergoing a quiet revolution. Here are just some of the elements involved in this upheaval. Read More...

2016 - THE YEAR THAT WAS

Friday, December 16, 2016

Wow, what a year it has been! Vintage 2016 has been an awesome year for me, trying new and exciting wines, visiting Tasmania for their sensational “Effervescence Tasmania” Sparkling wine festival (proof that Tasmania produces world-class sparkling wines at a fraction of the cost of Champagne, as well as some brilliant cool-climate wines).   I also visited the beautiful Rueda region in Spain, meeting the loveliest of people there and tasting superb, classy white wines. Finally, I went to the Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair and tried wines from all over the world. Read More...