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Acidity, Alcohol & Sugar – the Wines

To illustrate the structural elements of acidity, alcohol and residual sugar in wine, we tasted eight different wines in four pairs. A  Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine is an archetypal bone dry, light-bodied French white. Made from the Melon de Bourgogne grape, this … Continue reading

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Textbook ‘Zin’

Zinfandel is a red wine grape variety grown almost exclusively in California (or at least the US) – although it has now been shown to be the same grape as the southern Italian grape: Primitivo. Admittedly I haven’t tried many … Continue reading

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