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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...

CLOSURE NEWS

Friday, June 15, 2018

Since the daring Clare Valley winemakers opted to bottle their wines under screwcap due to the poor quality of cork, there has been a global battle raging between the corksters and the cappers. Here is a bit of an update on things.  Read More...