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  • South African wines shine

    By the 20th century, the mass production of wine depressed prices, and led to the creation of a wine co-operative, KWV, which grew to control all ...

  • The pleasures of Pinot Noir

    Success with Pinot Noir, the great red wine grape of the Burgundy region of France, has been more elusive. In fact, it is not that easy to grow ...

  • Welcome to rosé season

    Rosé wines come to prominence when our tastes turn away from something hearty and warming to something light and refreshing. White wines also ...

  • Spanish reds to pair with steak

    The country has been one of the Big 3 of wine production along with Italy and France, but the growth in its wine exports is a more recent ...

  • Nova Scotia sparkles in your glass

    Wine is also being made in Nova Scotia and has been for a few decades now. If you have had doubts as to whether the wines of that region can be ...

  • Memorable mead

    Evidence of ancient mead production is found throughout Europe, Asia and Africa dating back to more than 8,000 years ago. The beverage developed ...

  • Valpolicella varies greatly in style

    Corvina is the main grape in Valpolicella, with Rondinella, Corvinone and several more playing secondary roles, as compared to Chianti’s ...

  • Even wine has its faults

    Oxidation is just one of many faults that can affect a wine. Sometimes these problems are noticeably objectionable and make the wine undrinkable. ...

  • Clearing the air about aerators

    What is an aerator and why might we want to use one when drinking wine? The simple act of opening a bottle and pouring a glass allows air to ...

  • River climate ripe for Riesling

    They appealed to the North American sweet tooth, a tendency still noticeable in today’s wine industry.The boom in these inexpensive wines ...