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2018 THE YEAR THAT WAS

Friday, December 14, 2018

What a busy and exciting year this has been. I hope it was a good year for you. For me it was my 30th year in the wine industry, starting as the NSW admin manager for Orlando and progressing from there to doing just about everything there is to do in the wine industry other than to actually make wine.  Read More...

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...