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CORK OFF AGAIN

Friday, August 17, 2018

The cork industry marketing machine has recently gone into overdrive again. Starting with reports from a small study in England stating that people pay more for wine sealed under cork than other closures. Then another that says that we do not need to cellar cork sealed bottles lying down because there is enough humidity in the bottle head space to keep the cork moist – yeah, right!! Read More...

WINE MARKETING 2.0

Friday, February 16, 2018

Since the late 1990s when I worked for Orlando Wyndham (now Pernod Ricard Winemakers) which owned the Montrose and Craigmoor wineries, and until around 18 months ago, I had hardly tasted any Mudgee wines. As when I left Orlando Wyndham, they simply fell off my radar. Read More...