Monthly Archives: November 2016

Burgundy in South Africa

A vertical tasting of Hamilton Russell Pinot has shown the majesty of one of the new world’s best reds. For publication in week of 28 November 2016. Like great Burgundy, Pinot Noirs from Hamilton Russell in South Africa require contemplation. These … Continue reading

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NZ’s clean-green wines

The earthquake that hit southern New Zealand this month has not jolted confidence in the country’s wine industry. For publication in week starting 21 November 2016. New Zealand’s geography and isolation are the major reasons its wines are world class, combined … Continue reading

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Elegant rival to Champagne

Two cava producers in the Penedes region of Spain offer examples of how this rival to Champagne is taking on the world. For publication in week starting 14 November 2016. Respect for the environment is the key to how wine … Continue reading

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English sparkling still sparkles

Sparkling becomes popular in the weeks prior to Christmas. English wine is an option this Yuletide season. For publication in week of 7 November 2016. Court Garden have won a slew of awards in recent years as their vines, planted in 2005, … Continue reading

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