What makes Tokaj special – at least compared to the other wine regions of Hungary? Primarily the terroir of course although perhaps just as important are how the producers interpret the outcome of it. The styles between them differ a lot but it’s quite rare to bump in to over-extracted bombastic wines which sadly still [...]
The approach appeals to me. It’s honest and doesn’t undermine man’s significance when it comes to wine production. After twenty years of wine passion I’m true to my taste. I know what I like. I’ve also learnt [...]
Some will argue tasting blind takes away the joy in wine. Others will claim the opposite. I’m one of them. Certainly there are the moments when you just want to enjoy a bottle and actually see the label, even if that affects your opinion. But then again, that’s probably a part of your intention, to [...]
Californian wines guest starring on Wine Virtuosity! When Sweden’s leading US wine importer invites me to taste through his portfolio of exciting and dynamic names in California, I know it’s going to challenge the best from the rest of the world. And how they did it! Here’s to Californian greatness!
Meaning “word of mouth” but [...]
Californian wines guest starring on Wine Virtuosity! When Sweden’s leading US wine importer invites me to taste through his portfolio of exciting and dynamic names in California, I know it’s going to challenge the best from the classic wine regions of France. And how they did it! Here’s to Californian greatness!
It offers such great food and wine pairings. Yet we, most of the time, drink it at the wrong occasions. Here’s to Champagne – a walk-through the wines of Louis Casters – all paired with food!
A middle-sized family owned business with eight hectares of vineyards. The rest of the grapes are bought in from [...]
Mail in. Michael tells me Kathryn will be in town next week. Will you join us to taste the 2009′s and check status on some older vintages? Response sent nanoseconds after receiving the invitation. Too keen you think? I know; I’m not good at acting as a wine critique. Hmm, when is it? Where? OK, [...]
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