17. July 2018
European wine production has fallen by 14.6pc last year because of ‘adverse weather conditions’, according to global industry trade group OIV... Click right to Read on.........
07. July 2018
David Robertshaw, a social worker from McLaren Vale, is the brains behind Wine Baa – a plastic snout that can be attached to grazing sheep to protect low-hanging fruit while retaining the benefit of using sheep to tend vineyards. Click to Read On....
30. June 2018
Disruption is the new political norm, with fundamental changes in consumer behaviour fuelling an ongoing global decrease in personal alcohol consumption, according to the latest research from Wine Intelligence. Click to Read On...
16. June 2018
What’s really the difference between Pinot Grigio and Pinot Gris? Syrah and Shiraz? Zinfandel and Primitivo? While these may be the same grape varieties with different names, local terroir can change their flavor more than you think. Learn how it works. Click to Read On....
09. June 2018
At low levels acetaldehyde can contribute pleasant fruity aromas to a wine, however, at higher levels the aroma is considered a defect and is reminiscent of rotten-apples. The threshold in wine ranges between 100-125 mg/L. Click to Read On
02. June 2018
Heartbreaking news has emerged from the Bordeaux wine region: violent hailstorms have ravaged hundreds of vineyards. Thousands of hectares of vines have been destroyed, with some winemakers losing 100% of their harvest. Click right to read on...
18. May 2018
Like a book, do we judge a bottle of wine by its cover? Semiotics—how meaning is created and communicated through signs and symbols—is increasingly of dark-art interest to many wine makers and marketers. Click to Read On
04. May 2018
Sulfites or sulfur dioxide is a fruit preservative widely used in dried fruits as well as wine. It is also produced by the human body at the level of about 1000 mg (milligrams) per day. Click to Read on
24. April 2018
Making wine — the growing of the crop, the fermentation process, aging in barrels, bottling and sealing — is a study in proper sequential science. Blow it somewhere along these lines, and the winemaker could be out of business quickly. Click Righ to Read On
11. April 2018
We spend a lot of time talking about the stuff inside wine bottles. But can the bottle itself, from its shape to color of the glass, tell you more about what you're drinking? We go deeper than a punt into what's behind your wine bottle. Click right to Read on...

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