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GLOBAL SNIPPETS

Friday, June 22, 2018

THAILAND:  Recently at the annual tasting of Rosé wine in Phuket, Thailand, a panel of judges (including renowned American wine writer James Suckling) selected the Thai ‘Monsoon Valley White Shiraz 2017’ (92 Points) as the Best Wine, beating just under 100 Rosé from around the world, including many French Rosé. I was pleased to see that my good friends at GranMonte scored 91 points with their ‘GranMonte Syrah Asoke Valley Sakuna Rosé 2017’ a very creditable effort by these two classy Thai wines. Read More...

CHINA UPDATE

Friday, July 28, 2017

Today, (unlike in 2003 when colleagues laughed at me for suggesting that China was the “next big thing”) everybody is aware of the massive and growing wine market that is China. But what does it really mean? Read More...