In the world of blogging anything but the latest post on a site seems less attractive amongst readers. That’s a pity – at least when an article is putting little focus on just a specific wine but instead highlighting a producer or a region. Time to recycle a few. Time to remind ourselves of the [...]
Florence, or Firenze, is without doubt one of the world’s most beautiful cities architecturally speaking. Well, the surroundings hills aren’t so bad either when I think about it – and the rivers flowing through. Still, there’s a reason why the historic centre of Florence was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO more than 30 years [...]
I consider myself quite a decent wine detective; all those old and to some extent unknown Madeira bottles I’ve purchased over the years, has surely helped out. But now I’m stuck, stuck with a 1950 Colheita Porto! Hence I need my readers help identifying the wine.
Perhaps you’re gonna think I’m the most inappreciative idiot out there when reading this – and perhaps I am – but I can’t let go of the fact what thoughts goes through my mind after having tasted the 5G. Why can Port wine command such astronomic prices compared to Madeira without being superior, just different? [...]
Not all wine regions benefit from it – or should even consider it. Single vineyard wines that is. Bourgogne? Yes. Douro? Not sure. Mosel? Yes. Chianti? Maybe. Bordeaux? In rare cases. Tokaj? Yes!
I’m not presenting a remarkable statement in any way. It’s old news. Oldest news in the world actually if we’re sticking to [...]
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