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Wine Perceptions 2.0

Two of the most common reactions that I have had over the years to my having worked, and having a continuing love of wine,  are to have people recoil slightly as if I am going to burst into flame and an almost total indifference flavoured with a conceit that says …

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Wine Perceptions

People who now consider themselves to be well-versed in wine and who are somewhat deprecating of the novice’s wine choice would do well to remember the past. Through the gloom of yesteryear will be spied a bottle of Mateus Rosé, Liebfraumilch, Jacob’s Creek or Piat d’Or lurking on a mental …

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The Butler was a Wino!

Once upon a time, in a galaxy far….sorry about that! Anyway a long time ago the butler rather than being at the top of the domestic pile was to be found in the nether regions of many a great house; down in the cellar to be precise. The butler began …

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How to Aerate Your Wine

how to make your wine taste better

Many people purchase wine, some from vineyards; most from the supermarket – but even more people lose out on the fully developed flavours that a wine has to offer. Even your cheaper supermarket wine can benefit from aeration, which is the process of allowing the wine to hit the air, …

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“Grand Cru” Old World vs. New

You don’t have to work within the luxury market for long before you hear words such as First Growth, Grand Cru, Premier Cru and Cult Cabernet. Wine, not just an alluring experience of the senses, has long been a source of status, prestige and even investment. However, what does it …

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What You Must Know About Serving Wine

For thousands of years it has been customary to have wine accompany a meal. This practice that tracks back to ancient Greece as the main feature in success and wealthy feasts, still exists for many reasons, celebratory or otherwise. This age-old custom we’ve enjoyed for so long has since been …

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