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  • CRAFT BEER: NO WORDS LEFT

    … Micro-sudsters lack lingo skills: craftisans all nomencluttered up Go get a fair dinkum wordsmith! by PHILIP WHITE Bacchus only knows how many so-called 'craft' breweries Australia now has. There seems to be a new one each week. We inherited the term 'craft beer' from the USA. It sounds kinda nuts-and-berries, but to me always has connotation…

    Philip White/ drinkster- 5 readers -
  • Graphic: California leads global vineyard price rises

    … in vineyard acquisitions in the last couple of years. Vineyard prices across Sonoma County were up by 18% for the year to the end of June 2014, according to estate agency Knight Frank's latest global vineyard index. As the graphic above shows, Hawke's Bay in New Zealand and Barossa in Australia were close behind, rising by 17.6% and 14% respectively…

    Decanter- 5 readers -
  • How Will the Rising Dollar Affect the U.S. Wine Market?

    …) and although Australia accounted for much of the import decline and may be a special case in some ways, Argentina, Chile and South Africa were also negatively affected. The study found differences by price category, too. Non-premium and commercial premium New World wines were the most affected by the exchange rate changes while super-premium wines showed…

    Mike Veseth/ The Wine Economist- 5 readers -
  • Brief notes

    … 2009 Rockford Basket Press Shiraz. A transient whiff of blackcurrant, though mostly and more consistently it's leather and prune. Spiced, bold and ripe in the mouth, slightly sweet and verging on Port. It's true to the house and very appealing. Cuddly and warm. 2005 Domaine A Cabernet. Black currant, and DMS. I like this more than before…

    Wino sapienin Cabernet Sauvignon Pinot Noir Riesling- 3 readers -
  • Delicious New Skin Care Products from Jurlique, L’Occitane and Olay

    … to compete with a Clarisonic so I won’t go there. Olay’s Fresh Effects has teamed up with the international hit model search show, The Face to find their new ambassador who will show girls around Australia how to get skin so fresh it needs #nofilter. Three teams of four girls mentored by supermodels Naomi Campbell, Cheyenne Tozzi & Nicole Trunfio…

    1 Wine Dude- 7 readers -
  • Wine Rules 2014 – a food and wine masterclass

    …, Bright Young Things Culinary Event Makers, The Rickshaw, Simplot Australia, Naked for Satan, Pasta Classica, St. Mary’s House of Welcome Cooking Group and finally all of the volunteers and St. Mary’s House of Welcome staff for making it such a great event. A special thanks goes to Michelle for her printing skills and Zoe Lake who takes my madcap ideas…

    Matthew Jukes- 7 readers -
  • Touch Wine lives on in McLaren Vale in the inaugural Try Wine event

    … – Chapel Hill, Maxwell Wines/McLaren Vale Winemakers, Oliver’s Taranga, Penny’s Hill / d’Arenberg, Rosemount Estate, Serafino, Winegrapes Australia, Wirra Wirra and Yangarra – for taking part in such a wonderful day for a worthy cause. The Winners – Wirra Wirra …

    Matthew Jukes- 4 readers -
  • 2013 Terre de Lumière Viognier, Celliers Jean d’Alibert, Pays d’Oc, France

    …, not those who favour more controlled climates – Marsanne, Roussanne, Picpoul, Clairette and, of course, Viognier are the stars. Celliers Jean d’Alibert is one of the oldest established wineries, in the ancient Minervois region, in the heart of the South. Here they grow a wide range of grape varieties but Viognier is their standout star. With heavenly…

    Matthew Jukes- 10 readers -
  • LCBO Vintages release – January 10, 2015 (WVN 207)

    … in one release!). Extra dry, red wine – $22.95 per bottle Italy, Tuscany –DOCG Castello Di Bibbione Riserva Chianti Classico 2009 Here we have a classic Classico: bright, juicy cherry fruit, dusty tannins and a long, clean finish. Overlay on top of these classic elements, intense fruit character, some savoury notes and you have a winner at a very attractive price. Dry, red wine – $22.95 per bottle à bientôt… Copyright © W. John Switzer 2003 – 2015 Like this: Like Loading... Related …

    W John Switzer/ The Winesights Reader- 9 readers -
  • Coming wine from the cold

    … Boutari Naoussa 2010, Monasterio De Las Viñas Reserva 2006, Keint He Voyageur Chardonnay 2012, Quercecchio Rosso Di Montalcino 2012, Villa Mora Montefalco Rosso Riserva 2008, Vina Real Crianza 2010, Finca Del Marquesado Gran Reserva 2004, Driftwood The Collection Cabernet Merlot 2012 Is there another time of year that creeps under the skin like…

    Michael Godel/ Godelloin Merlot Chardonnay- 6 readers -
  • Van Wine Festival tickets on sale tomorrow!

    …, the wine business portion of the festival, go on sale to those in the food and beverage and hospitality industries on January 27. Canada’s premier wine festival runs from February 20 to March 1 at the Vancouver Convention Centre and other venues across the city. The spotlight is on Savour Australia as the 2015 theme country, with a global focus…

    uncorkBCin Syrah- 4 readers -
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