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Is it more expensive to ship wine from further away?Wine shipping costs Andrew Roe, Kingston-upon-Hull asks: I know that tax is a large part of the cost of wine, but what about shipping? Surely it must be more expensive to ship wine from Australia than from, say, Italy? Or are the [...]
Sat, Oct 01, 2016
Source Decanter
We try to find which wines the critics agree are the best of the modern era. There aren't many. [...]
Fri, Sep 30, 2016
Source Wine Searcher
Sake: A beginner's guide & top recommendations
Coinciding with the end of the rice harvest and the start of the new brewing season in Japan, what better time than the 1st of October to join with sake lovers around the world in celebrating International Sake Day...Scroll down for Anthony's top sake recommendations If sake is an acquired taste, [...]
Fri, Sep 30, 2016
Source Decanter
A new TTB proposal seeks to close labeling loopholes, but others argue it's protectionism [...]
Fri, Sep 30, 2016
Source Wine Spectator News & Features
[...] . The Palm House in San Francisco has announced that during the month of October, it will hold Frosé Sundays, which will involve the Palm House Frosé Cocktail, made with rosé, thyme, strawberry purée, lemon juice and rum ($9.75). If you're after a more pure-rosé vibe, you [...]
Fri, Sep 30, 2016
Source San Francisco Chronicle
Bruno Giacosa
I never got to know Bruno Giacosa well, despite visiting him at the winery....Producer profile: Bruno Giacosa A serious stroke in 2006, from which he has now largely recovered, put him out of action for a while, and there were changes of personnel at the winery. Although no wine was bottled from [...]
Fri, Sep 30, 2016
Source Decanter
Enrico Rivetto
Rivetto is typical of a new generation of enthusiastic and inquisitive growers, keen to maintain but also expand on tradition...Producer profile: Enrico Rivetto He generally uses large casks for his basic Serralunga Barolo, but also a varying portion of usually one-year-old barriques for the single-vineyard wines and his Leon Riserva. I'm never [...]
Fri, Sep 30, 2016
Source Decanter
The fall season showed an uncharacteristic flurry of activity as top auction houses presented a strong showing, exhibiting iconic vintages and bespoke luxury items [...]
Fri, Sep 30, 2016
Source Wine Spectator News & Features
Leading drinks distributor Matthew Clark has bolstered its premium wine portfolio by taking on a number of producers from 10 different countries, all of which aim to tell a “story” to consumers. [...]
Fri, Sep 30, 2016
Source Harper’s News
France's Jennifer Le Nechet has become the first female bartender to be crowned the world's best bartender at the World Class Bartender of the Year Global Final 2016. [...]
Fri, Sep 30, 2016
Source Harper’s News

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