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Regular readers of this blog will know that with my focus on blind tasting, I like to get to the bottom of ‘what makes a wine a wine’ and how a particular region is expressed in the wines that come … Continue reading
What are your top ten grape varieties? It’s an academic question but one that throws into focus why it is we like the wines we like. My consideration of the question is split into whites and reds available on the Rambling … Continue reading
About 45 minutes drive north of my hometown of Christchurch, NZ, lies the North Canterbury wine region of the Waipara Valley. The valley is nestled between the Teviotdale Hills, which shelter the region from the cool Pacific, and the foothills … Continue reading
A recent post by my friend Tom Parker on his top wines of the last year inspired me to go through my notes to consider the same question. Wine tasting being the highly subjective and opinionated business that it is, … Continue reading
I recently presented a blind tasting of six different rieslings from around the world. In a similar vein to the Alsatian tasting I presented earlier, one of the aims was to explore the similarities and differences of wines with a … Continue reading