The cuvées released from our cellar in 2013 have been reserved by wine merchants, long-time customers, importers and restaurants that serve our wines. I apologise to others who wish to obtain them from us, as this is unfortunately impossible.
"About two hours into the tasting I turned to my uncle and said ‘so, you've got room for me, right?' It was my first experience on the professional side of wine....and I got to meet these individuals who were passionate about wine, and it got me really excited about wine and Coutet and Bordeaux."
After a detour to …
One of my favourite wine statistics used to be that the Languedoc-Roussillon makes three times more wine than all of Australia. That may have been true when I first heard it, but it's less than three today since the southern French vineyard area has - like most European vineyard totals - steadily.
The wine industry is "losing touch" with millennial consumers according to a recent study by Wine Intelligence. The study, commissioned by the London Wine Fair, found millennials have an overall lack of engagement with wine. Also known as Generation Y, millennials are categorised as those born between 1980 and the year 2000.
Grant Burge Wines has done it again with the Barossa Valley winery bringing home the trophy for the Best Australian Sparkling Wine at the 2014 Sydney International Wine Competition. Its 2004 Helene Grande Cuvee received the award at the prestigious competition on Saturday.
Cover, bring to a simmer, and cook for 30 minutes, until the squash and lentils are cooked through.
Stir in the coconut milk, taste, and adjust the seasoning.
Ladle into bowls, top with fresh herbs, and serve with chili sauce.
Adapted from a recipe by Nadya Andreeva.
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One extraordinary aspect of China's love affair with wine is how popular Wine & Spirit Education Trust courses are there (as raised in this thread on our forum recently). By far the biggest national group of students of the nearly 50,000 around the world who took a WSET course last year, other.
Cournon Lafleur Malbec Pays d'Oc 2012, France ( £7.99 Majestic) Simple fresh young wine, plenty of dark, violet-scented berry flavour, and the earthiness of southern France, but I'm not sure whether it's improved by the vanilla-tinged oakiness. B Viña Cobos Felino Malbec 2012, Argentina ( £9.99-£13.99 Amps Fine Wines, Hennings Wine, Alliance Wine) A more restrained and [...]
You think your wine is great. We bet your winemaker does, too. What makes your product credible is that other people like it enough to actually take the time to review it. It's honest and posting reviews on your site show that you are confident in your wine. 84% of millennials say user-generated content has at least some influence on what they buy (compared to 70% of Boomers). ( Bazaarvoice 2012).
3. Makes You Pay Attention To Your Biggest Fans
This is the classic example of give …
About once every now and then or so or similar I get to spend time on Barossa FM on the local wine show which Tim Smith is a co-host of - it's great fun. Wine drinking between chats, someone brings a Linke's smallgood, there's usually bread and dip. Good to spend time with Tim like [...]