Profile of Steve Delaney

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  • Wine with an altitude

    Political change and economic shocks in the 1990s made Argentine wineries look outside the country for new markets. Entry into those markets ...

  • Try a California Cab

    To think of California wine country as a single homogenous terroir would be the same as saying “Italian” wine, with all of that country’s ...

  • A wine made for spicy foods

    In a world where there is more red wine than white wine, and the whites are dominated by more prominent varieties, the grape is hardly common. ...

  • Rooted in history

    More than 150 years ago, a wave of infestation swept across the vineyards of Europe and almost wiped out wine-making as we know it. The ...

  • 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 ...