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IS THE PARTY NEARLY OVER?

Friday, February 14, 2020

For the last two decades wine consumption has been growing in most parts of the world, except the “Old World” wine countries – mainly France and to a lesser extent Italy and Spain, where the younger generation has shied away (to some extent) of the “old folks” drink called wine. It is like here in Australia where in the 1980s we shied away from Sherry and Brandy because that’s what the oldies drank.  Read More...

A BEACON IN THE BARRAGE

Friday, November 08, 2019

These days one receives a barrage of press release emails advising that this winery or that has won a medal or trophy, somewhere or other, here or there around the world. Most of these end up in my circular filing folder (the bin) as they are just an attempt to broaden their reach for a single achievement. Read More...