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Getting Closure - Corks VS Caps

I was reading an article in The Somm Journal about Nomacorc, the producers of synthetic corks.  I did a little digging around and found a great post on the battle between traditional cork and screw-cap or synthetic bottle closures by Esther Mobley, my new favorite SF Chronicle wine writer.  1,124 more words



the right balance between fruit and acidity embodied in SEE-SAW a glass display created by portuguese designer catarina carreiras for fabrica‘s tutti-frutti line, presented at design miami back in 2012.

The wines of the South-West -Toulouse

Some people consider the Ways of St James to have been the world’s very fi rst wine routes. In fact, as a drink that was essential to mankind (water was very often unsafe to drink) and sacred in the Christian faith, wine rapidly acquired considerable importance. 302 more words


oxford companion to wine

wine-drinkers and book-worms: the new edition of the oxford companion to wine is out!

Learn about oenology in France !

What do you think about go back to school ? The art of appreciating fine wine is a subject WITH has plenty of surprises in store for you ! 332 more words


Pursue a Brewing or Winemaking Degree Abroad

Why do you want to study brewing or winemaking? Maybe you want to manage and operate your own vineyard or winery. Maybe you want to enter the distilling industry as a brewmaster in a production plant. 608 more words

Isa Degrees Abroad

The Book of Wine: A Review

The New York Times Book of Wine: More than 30 Years of Vintage Writing has been my bedtime reading for the past month or so. It’s an immensely civilised project: one drifts off to sleep in a setting that can only remind you of an Agatha Christie murder mystery. 183 more words

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