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“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...
British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...
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You’ve probably tried a few New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs and maybe even dabbled in the occasional Pinot Noir, but have you taken a look at their Chardonnays? If you haven’t, you really need to. I should probably rephrase that. If you enjoy a leaner, crisper style of Chardonnay that manages to be ripe yet firm with vivid clarity, then it’s time f... Read More
I was lucky enough to attend this tasting in London earlier on in the year. It was amazing to see the NZ wines at tens of £'s stand up to (or beat) the best of Bordeaux at hundreds of £'s, and even more amazing to see the likes of Jancis Robinson and Oz Clark stumped to pick which was Kiwi and which was French! Worth having a try if you can get ... Read More