Corvina – L’anima della Valpolicella

Corvina – L’anima della Valpolicella

Last month, Cellarmaster Wines engaged me to present the wines of Gerardo Cesari at a Gusto Italiano dinner. It was a sold-out dinner with a…

Hot 100 South Australia struck consumers chord

Hot 100 South Australia struck consumers chord

In a wine world where age worthiness is king, where exactly should deliciously delightful wine stand? That is a question that often goes quietly into…

Italian white wines for Singapore

Italian white wines for Singapore

“Italians don’t make interesting white wines”, a casual remark I heard after few pints of beer. If the probable beer-triggered gout didn’t kill me that…

The De Marchi returns to Lessona

The De Marchi returns to Lessona

Given an opportunity, would you move back to where your ancestors’ came from? Unlikely for me. But now and then, there are some people who are…

Is the sun rising on Japanese Wines?

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…

Groot Constantia – The monuments of South Africa wine industry

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…