Monthly Archives: February 2016

Planting the past

Visiting famous wine regions can lead to the exciting discovery of lesser-known vineyards. For publication week starting 29 February 2016 Passion for wine is truly ignited when one finds oneself eating lunch at an osteria on the town square in … Continue reading

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Wine innovation in Israel

About 90 per cent of wine made in Israel is red but some winemakers are bucking this trend. For publication in the week of 22 February 2016. When the world zigs, the golden rule for people who think differently is … Continue reading

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Vive la independence

More than half of France’s independent wine estates are members of a special association committed to terroir – and family. For publication in week of Monday 15 February 2016. When Sebastien Robin took over the family’s estate from his father, … Continue reading

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Classic Chardonnay from South Africa

Wines from Richard Kershaw MW have gained major recognition from South Africa’s leading wine guide. For publication in the week of 8 February 2016. The “Bible” for wine lovers in South Africa is Platter’s Wine Guide, published annually since 1980. … Continue reading

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