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  • Wines to complement grill fare
    Jun 14, 2019 8:00 am

    Wines to complement grill fare

    With the long weekend ahead of us I would suspect that pleasant, crowd-pleasing wines with enough body and flavour to stand up to outdoor grilling would be what many are looking for.

    You may have heard of an innovative trend where certain...

  • Penfolds: a one in a million brand
    Jun 7, 2019 8:00 am

    Penfolds: a one in a million brand

    It is estimated that there are about one million wine producers and, for 2019, Penfolds has been awarded the most admired wine brand by Drinks International.

    This is no fly-by-night decision as the publication and their...

  • You say garnacha, I say grenache
    May 31, 2019 8:00 am

    You say garnacha, I say grenache

    Heraclitus of Ephesus made an insightful observation 2,500 years ago when he said: “Change is constant.”

    At the time, wine grapes had been harvested in his country for 4,000 years.

    Fast forward to the year of my birth and our species...

  • And the winner from New Zealand is ...
    May 17, 2019 8:00 am

    And the winner from New Zealand is ...

    Last week, I championed chardonnay, but freely admitted that sauvignon blanc is the top drop here. Most hail from New Zealand and even though this country only accounts for about 1 per cent of the world’s total wine production, I estimate that...

  • Environmentally friendly new arrivals for spring
    Mar 29, 2019 8:00 am

    Environmentally friendly new arrivals for spring

    Tomorrow, more than 7,000 cities in at least 187 countries will turn off their lights for one hour.

    I understand that Greenrock in Bermuda is encouraging us to do the same between 8.30pm and 9.30pm, to make folks aware of this annual Earth...

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