Wanderwine – Speed is the essence
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Wanderwine – Speed is the essence

I have been to many wine events, met loads of merchants but no one exhibited a show of force like Wanderwine. At 530pm, I turned up…

Is the sun rising on Japanese Wines?
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Is the sun rising on Japanese Wines?

Japanese Sake, plum (ume) liquors, whiskies, beers and strange tasting tomato juices. So, how about Japanese grape wines? Over past few years, I seen many attempts…

Rosé Revolution – Eddie McDougall
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Rosé Revolution – Eddie McDougall

Last year I wrote about Eddie McDougall and his show, The Flying Winemaker, and this year he is coming back as the flying rosé man….

Indonesia to ban alcohol. Cui bono?
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Indonesia to ban alcohol. Cui bono?

Will it come as a surprise if Indonesia really banned all alcohol in the country? Heavily populated with Muslim community and a country made up of over thousands of…

Italian Wine Ambassador
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Italian Wine Ambassador

First I must apologise for my hiatus, but believe me, my month-long absence was with a reason. I had the privilege to attend the inaugural…

Groot Constantia – The monuments of South Africa wine industry
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Groot Constantia – The monuments of South Africa wine industry

One country that I hardly touched on is South Africa. This is a country with 330 years of wine production history, torn apart by fifty…