Monthly Archives: September 2010

October Walkley magazine column

The tools available to reporters have changed radically in the past decade, and will continue to evolve. Journalists need to embrace new digital tools to succeed in the multimedia future. It is no longer enough to have native cunning and … Continue reading

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China Daily wine column #12

Variations in weather and the caprice of fate make it tough for a winemaker to produce excellence every year. So consistently great wines deserve special mention. Such is the case with Eileen Hardy chardonnay, which has won a gold medal … Continue reading

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China Daily wine column #11

Cool climates mean grapes ripen slowly, which improves the flavours in wines made from those grapes. This is part of the reason cool climate regions are attracting so much attention. Tasmania, the island state off Australia’s southern coast, is the … Continue reading

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China Daily wine column #10

Sometimes serendipity and wine tasting go well together. Serendipity refers to unexpected yet pleasant discoveries, and that is precisely what happened when I attended the most recent meeting of my local wine club. The club has been meeting each month … Continue reading

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