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AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 WINES OR MORE

Friday, November 10, 2017

A slight variation on Jules Verne’s classic novel, which I thought was appropriate seeing as how I am currently in Hong Kong for the Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair (HKIWSF). A thriving, ubber cosmopolitan meeting of wine souls from around the world – well the eastern half of it at least. www.hktdc.com/fair/hkwinefair-en/ Read More...

DOWN DOWN PRODUCTION is DOWN

Friday, October 27, 2017

The EU Department of Agriculture has advised that the EU’s wine grape harvest is at a historical low this year (since the EU started). Their latest advice was that the 2017 vintage has been anywhere from challenging to downright catastrophic across Europe, mainly due to wild weather. Read More...