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HAPPY NEW YEAR - 2020

Friday, January 17, 2020

Well here we are one-fifth of the way through the 21st century. The “oldies” amongst us can clearly remember the global “panic” about the Y2K bug. Nobody knew whether the computerised clocks would click over to 1900 instead of 2000 at midnight on New Year’s Eve 1999. Would the planes fall out of the sky? Would the electronic world as we then knew it come to a crashing halt? Well, as it turned out nothing happened other than the software companies sold billions of dollars’ worth of “new” software to governments and industry in the lead up to the biggest non-event in human history. You really had to be there to appreciate the impact of it. Read More...

International Wine Tasting 2019

Friday, October 04, 2019

There are literally hundreds of thousands of new wines released each vintage around the world. Here in Australia the best estimates that I have seen are around 10,000-12,000 new wines a year – it is probably much more these days with the same wine going off overseas with different names/labels on it. Read More...