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A Wine Journey Well Worth the Time and Effort

Wine is Switzerland’s best kept secret and we have all of the top tips for Swiss wine. With over 200 grape varieties grown there, it’s such a diverse growing region.

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Posted in Our Wine Travel Log

The Perfect Red Wine for Summer: Pinot Noir

Any list of “important” red wines must include Pinot Noir. For many people, such a list would be topped by that variety. From its historic home of France’s Burgundy appellation to the Willamette Valley of Oregon, and from Santa Barbara

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Posted in Wine in the Glass

Which Do You Prefer — Burgundy or California Pinot Noir?

Ask a confirmed lover of red Burgundy what he thinks about California Pinot Noir, and you’re likely to be met with a raised eyebrow and a sniff. Burgundy aficionados know what they like and typically believe that all other wines

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Posted in Wine Cellar Notes, Wine in the Glass

The Oceania Debate: The Fine Wines of New Zealand and Australia

Head-to-head encounters in cricket, rugby, hockey and netball have been known to evoke heated exchanges between Aussies and Kiwis. They are friendly exchanges, typically over a big mug of beer, but they are heated nonetheless. The sports fans of Australia

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Posted in Wine Region Profiles
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