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The articles of the week (Gli articoli della settimana)

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For those who have not had the chance to access this blog lately, please find here the articles of the week… 116 more words

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The odd terms used in the wine business! (I termini curiosi del mondo del vino!)

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The Sommelier sounds odd from time to time but he/she is just doing his/her (complex) job. They all use those strange terms to describe wines! 585 more words

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Mer Soleil horizontal tasting for oak.

To learn the subtle differences between oaked and unoaked chardonnay, I am tasting these two wines in Lazy Susan fashion. They are from the same vintage as well as vineyard. 62 more words

75% That's All Your So Called Cabernet or Merlot is? Choose Wine By Taste!

Extra, Extra, Read All About It!! If you select a wine at a Retail wine shop or at a Restaurant by the grape varietal that you are familiar with you could be in for disaster. 444 more words

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Books, as Important as Tasting! Livros, tão Importantes Quanto Degustar!

Many people believe that learning about wine is just “drinking” as much as you can. But the fact is that you need to spend a lot of time over the books first. 392 more words


Let's Taste - Australian Riesling LIVE with a special guest

Join James Scarcebrook (aka The Intrepid Wino) and a special guest as they taste six Australian Rieslings, talking about the different regions and expressions of the most noble of grapes. 20 more words