The trends and tendencies are moving toward quick or instant gratification and consumption. Fast food, instant coffee ... and few seems to have the time to wait for the sublime experience ... A lot of this is contemplated openly by choice; wines … [Read more...] about Instant Coffee, Instant Wine, Instant Burgs?
Cork and wine is part of the same tradition and heritage - and more so than meets the eye. With the Burgundy vineyards becoming UNESCO world heritage it's in my view important to look at the other historic and cultural elements of the viticulture … [Read more...] about Cork the natural choice
The Diam closure is now used by many of the top producers of white and while this has or is expected to eliminate the premox problems some collectors are still sceptical about this new closure - I for one want to learn more about the long term … [Read more...] about The Diam closure – now and in the long run
Ageability of Burgundies is often discussed .. and in my view this could be relevant but in most contexts its not - and here is why. I recently published some notes on Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé 2014 bottled wines - and a guy asked me if they … [Read more...] about Ageing potential of Burgundies – relevant or not?