In times when so much is happening in California, new movements presenting wines in a less alcohol driven style and with cooler fruit, there’s still the powerful and many times bombastic wines with limited production. Wines that represent the essence of luxury. Impeccably made in state-of-the-art wineries and built with generous use of new [...]
When it comes to Syrah I know what I want. That is; how I wish for it to smell and taste. As the grumpy old (?) man I’m starting to sound like, you’ve probably guessed it already.
Côte-Rôtie, Cornas, Hermitage and Saint-Joesph are my preferred choices, although Australia have contributed to some of [...]
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 [...]
Rising from the grave, my once weekly mumbo-jumbo newsletter has returned. Mostly about wine, or wine related stuff, I still allow myself to here express my thoughts in a more relaxed (some would probably say unconsidered) way. Comments are more than welcome, wanted actually!
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!
I really disapprove with movements such as ABC – Anything But Chardonnay. Thankfully this reaction that started around a decade ago is not mentioned particularly anymore but still, you just can’t make it go away like that. Don’t you think a considerable amount of the end-consumers, which cares and shows interest in wine, still remembers? [...]
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