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Bulking Up & Some Stars

Friday, May 31, 2019

Good morning! As you read this I will be in Yantai China at the inaugural, World Bulk Wine Exhibition Asia (WBWEA), presenting a tasting of Australian wines. This event has developed out of the WBWE which is held in Amsterdam in late November each year for the last ten years. It is the major forum for global bulk wine trading. Read More...

DONT BE TOO PRECIOUS

Friday, January 18, 2019

DON'T BE TOO PRECIOUS!!: On the Sunday between Christmas and New Year I got together with my “drinking buddy” as we do each Sunday and as it was my turn, I dug out a bottle of Orlando 1977 Coonawarra Cabernet. The bottle was ullaged down to the mid-shoulder and when opened it presented itself as a nondescript, somewhat tired dry red rather than as a gem from the Coonawarra.  Read More...