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…

Old wines are for birthdays

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

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…

Barolo – Can we skip the ten years wait?

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…

In Chile, Chilean wines redefined

In Chile, Chilean wines redefined

Admittedly, many wine professionals frowned on supermarket wines most, if not all the time. There is something intangible associated with supermarket that makes their good…