Monthly Archives: September 2017

Wine Glasses: The Shape of Things to Come

Let’s see if I can remember what I learned at a seminar conducted by wine glassmaker Riedel several years ago at the Kendall-Jackson tasting room in Sonoma County… First and foremost, there are four “sensations” in wine: Bouquet — the

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Corks vs. Screwcaps: The Jury Is No Longer Out

Without a doubt, in all the years I’ve been writing about wine, the question I’ve been asked more often than any other is this one: Is a wine that’s sealed with a screwcap inferior to a wine that’s sealed with

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Why Prosecco Is Considered ‘The New Bubbly’

The year was 2015. It was a momentous year in the history of wine. In the United Kingdom, for the first time ever, sales of Italian Prosecco surpassed sales of French Champagne. Take a moment to digest that factoid. Never

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Why Can’t I Buy More Canadian Wine?

While I am not a political animal by nature, I must admit that the re-negotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement has caught my interest. Why? Because an 18-page document issued in July that outlined expectations for the NAFTA

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