English and Welsh Wines: A First Glance

    … to the UK, I realize my window on English and Welsh wines has been opened by a couple of inches only. There is clearly much more to learn and appreciate to get the full view of this industry. History indicates that vineyards were first established in Britain during the 300 years of Roman occupation. Organizations such as the Royal Academy of Arts…

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    Giving Grand Cru Pinot Noir d’Alsace its due

    …The Vineyards of Domaine Albert Mann photo (c) “Pinot Noir, like Riesling, is a mineralogist.” You won’t find a rare or carefully considered older vintage of Pinot Noir tasted and discussed at a Millésimes Alsace Master Sommelier class. Nor will it be featured in a magazine article’s varietal spotlight…

    6 readers - By Michael Godel/ Godello