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AOC or Vin de Table? – the wine classification in France

Choosing a bottle of wine can be hard work. The label on a bottle of wine can be so filled with jargon that it’s nigh on impossible to know what you’re letting yourself in for. European wine law, in particular, … Continue reading

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Acidity, Alcohol & Sugar

We’re moving on to structure in the Oxford Course on Blind Tasting. The structure of a wine is generally a more reliable indicator for identification of a wine. Structural elements of a wine are present on the palate and don’t … Continue reading

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Jargon Buster 1

I can already tell that some of the jargon inherent in wine writing might take its toll on some readers relatively new to the subject. It took me a while to get to grips with what people were talking about … Continue reading

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