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Wine Spectator top 100 wines 2021

  Each year since 1988, the influential and prestigious US Wine Spectator magazine has released its Top 100 list, where the editors select the most exciting wines from the more than 12,500 they reviewed during 2021. Pictured left is the number … Continue reading

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Spotlight on non alcohol wines. Part 2 – Australia

Australian Vintages McGuigan Zero range now makes up 10 per cent of sales of the entire McGuigan portfolio.  In part 1 of this topic we looked at no and non alcoholic wines progression in NZ. In this blog we examine theproduers … Continue reading

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Spotlight on non alcoholic wines. Part 1 – NZ

 Above: John Forest from Forest wines in Marlborough, NZ with The Doctors range of wines. You may not like to drink them but the fact is there is a growing demand for no and low alcohol wine around the world. … Continue reading

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The influence of different screw caps on wine quality

I came across this interesting article which is quite technical but may explain and clarify screw tops and its effect on bottle ageing. Now I do warn you to stay with it as it is complicated in its narrative. I acknowledge … Continue reading

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Heathcote wines reviewed

Now the lock down in Victoria Australia, is over, it is time to explore     the Heathcote wine region something I have not done for a few years. Over two and a half days I was surprised at what … Continue reading

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