Posts tagged wine
MORNING WELL UNDER WAY FOR MORNINGTON PENINSULA, AUSTRALIA

With the representation of Master of Wine, Kate McIntyre, wholly dedicated to the development of the region and who is also the Vice President of the MP Vigneron Assocation, (and the owner & wine maker of her family estate, Moorodooruc) there is a conscious effort to raise the bar of wines from this region, that is increasingly begun to yield positive results.

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TOP PICKS FROM CANADIAN WINES

Through their strong passion and conviction, backed by intense and ongoing research and experimentation, Canadian wine producers are now firmly rising up the echelons of the wine trade, producing wines that not only compete with the rest of the world but are also carving a niche for themselves.

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THE MIGHTY AND MINI OF LOIRE - POUILLY FUME AND QUINCY

Sancerre reigns as the King of Loire Valley, covering approximately 3000ha on the left bank of River Loire, with Pouilly Fume spanning the right taking up another 1,400 hectares. Did you know that Quincy, is only 40 km west of Pouilly Fume but also has been historically producing white wines from Sauvignon Blanc since the twelfth century!

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FROM MUSIC TO WINES : A SONIC WINE JOURNEY

The right kind of music should pull out the best of our vino-senses.  But are we able to segregate each and every component of sound and then re-create these interactions to inhibit or enhance our olfactory receptors? How does the auditory stimuli affect our perceptions of taste? To understand and explore the implications of acoustical environment on our olfactory palate, I joined in as part of a team of wine journalists participating in Jo’s PhD research.

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JEAN-MARC BROCARD

It took a full decade for the estate to turn around with the new pedigree of Organic and Biodynamic certification which has since, not only proved useful for their sustenance but also helped in leading the way for other Chablis producers who see J M Brocard as inspirational brand that models itself on an organic and biodynamic lifestyle, a revolution that is now spreading across France and many parts of Europe

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