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Oenophile's Vocabulary #1

Malolactic fermentation (MLF) takes place once fermentation has finished. Lactic acid bacteria transform tart malic acids into softer lactic acids. This process reduces acidity, by 0.1-0.3%, and creates a buttery, milky flavor while producing CO2. 209 more words


From Snowy Paris, Visions of Terre 2 And New Writing On Phylloxera

Greetings from freezing cold Paris! It has dumped snow here, which is very pretty, but I am chilled to the bone after a week of tasting in damp cellars in the Jura and the Auvergne, making my way toward La Dive and the other  390 more words

Vinehealth Australia announces new biosecurity program

Vinehealth Australia will begin rolling out its Wine Tourism Biosecurity Program for South Australian cellar door, marketing and tourism staff in wine regions next week. 571 more words

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Australia’s wine pioneer

A new year should start with good wine, even if only for a few days before we enter what is known as “Dry January”. For publication in week starting 1 January 2018. 927 more words

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The Grape, the Olive, and the Orange: Zahara de la Sierra, Andalusia (Photo Story)

The Holy Trinity of Andalusian cuisine and culture – the grape, the olive, and the orange – has long had a home at Zahara de la Sierra, Cadiz, perched up on the northern borderline of what is probably the province’s single most important natural asset: the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park.  618 more words