Monthly Archives: March 2017

Oregon’s new star wine

Chardonnay from Oregon is experiencing a resurgence as the new star wine in the region. For publication in the week starting 27 March 2017. Chardonnay will soon overtake Pinot Gris as the main white grape in Oregon, the state regarded … Continue reading

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Bringing closure to cork taint

French company Diam Bouchage has introduced a new closure designed for long-term cellaring. For publication in week starting 20 March 2017. Imagine the disappointment when after cellaring a bottle for decades we have to tip the wine down the sink … Continue reading

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Good things from small regions

Alto Adige may be Italy’s smallest wine region but it produces some of the country’s finest wines. For publication in week of 13 March 2017. Small wine regions seem to have a talent for winning awards for quality compared with much larger regions. … Continue reading

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Swiss focus on quality

Little Swiss wine is exported but it’s worth seeking out because of the high quality, though prices can be high. For publication in week of 6 March 2017. Domestic demand for wine in Switzerland is high by world standards, and … Continue reading

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