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WELCOME to one of the most interesting and comprehensive wine resources on the web. If you are relatively new to wine, don't be intimidated by some of the seriously geeky bits: this site is designed to appeal to novices as well as long-term wine nuts. 
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These are larger articles that don't fit the blog format.

Tscheppe: brilliant biodynamic natural wines from southern Styria, Austria (13/04/14)
Finca Allende: top modern Rioja producer reviewed (29/03/16)
Domaines Lupier: old vine Garnacha from high up in Navarra, Spain (28/03/16)
Creekside: revisiting Canada's Niagara wine region, part 1 (23/03/16)
Landau du Val: amazing old vine Semillon from Franschhoek (22/03/16)
Biecher & Schaal: top Alsace wines from Julien Schaal (20/03/16)
Ruinart: tasting the superb Dom Ruinart Champagnes with Frédéric Panaïotis (11/01/16)
Moët et Chandon: geeky Champagne talk with chef de cave Benoît Gouez (07/01/16)

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Updated daily, my blog contains shorter entries.

Judging at the International Wine Challenge, day 1
On belonging
Neudorf Rosie’s Block Chardonnay 2015, with video
A lovely wine lunch at La Colombe, Cape Town, with Coche, Raveneau, Jamet and Montrose
In the vineyards with Johan Reyneke talking farming and biodynamics
Judging the Top 100 South African Wines competition
In South Africa: new releases from Craven, Intellego and Hogan
In Cape Town, the first evening: Meerlust, Villiera, Mossop and Nuy
Extended tasting note: Domaine Lucci Spring Red 2015, natural goodness from Anton
Why private label/own brand is bad for wine
Latest Douro wines from Dirk Niepoort, and his brilliant Mosel collaboration with Kettern




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