Eddie McDougall – The Flying Winemaker
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Eddie McDougall – The Flying Winemaker

Who is Eddie McDougall? If you have that question in your head, I am certain you are not alone. I was equally clueless when I first heard the name,…

Old wines are for birthdays
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Old wines are for birthdays

Can there be another product that is capable of an ever-inflating price tag beside wine? Cheese possibly, but hardly any other food will come close…

Chianti Classico Gran Selezione
World of Wine

Chianti Classico Gran Selezione

Early last year, words on the new Chianti Classico quality tier, Gran Selezione, made its way around. Very quickly, it became popular conversation topic among local trade…

Back from Wine Educator’s exam
World of Wine

Back from Wine Educator’s exam

I thank you if I have been missed. Having just came back from an intensive month of studying, I admit that one should not expect…

Barolo – Can we skip the ten years wait?
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Barolo – Can we skip the ten years wait?

Arrived with a pair of sleepy eyes and sore butt, I stood in Palazzo Gran Guardia expecting to pit my taste buds against a hundred wines. To…

Vinitaly 2014 – In fair Verona…
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Vinitaly 2014 – In fair Verona…

If Verona doesn’t sound synonymous to Vinitaly for you, then at least I should remind you of Romeo and Juliet. It was said that Shakespeare…