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This year, I was tasked with tasting the samples offered en primeur from the 2013 vintage in Bordeaux. It was widely regarded as the worst growing season in a long, long time - but I am assured it was pure coincidence that Jancis and Julia were unable to attend themselves. [Read Bordeaux en... More...
The Chinese have been known for years as red-wine consumers, as underlined by the title of the recent, award-winning film Red Obsession . Recent research conducted on behalf of Vinexpo claims that 'China is now the largest red wine consuming nation on earth, consuming even more red wine... More...
To keep abreast of the latest releases from Bordeaux, you could do much worse than keep an eye on  Bordoverview.com  which charts prices and how they compare to the 2012 price. Most reductions so far have been, ahem, modest. It is also worth looking at Liv-ex.com and their useful... More...
16 Apr - The 40 further responses served only to underline the preferences outlined below. We are also very grateful for your individual comments.  Thank you very much indeed to the 120 of you Purple Pagers so far who have taken the trouble to answer yesterday's survey . I am... More...

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Thank you all for replying! Specially Michael, your answer is very clear and informative. The bottom-line (for me) is: Wine is more complicated than numbers, facts and figures about years, alcohol. More...
Regardless of whether Richard has over scored or not his comments and the fact that he rated these best of the ones that he tasted makes these wines very good value in my opinion. Of course i would. More...
As we all know, Canada has long been regarded as the largest producer of Ice Wine worldwide. In the March edition of the German magazine Weinwelt (Meiniinger Verlag) it is claimed that Changyu. More...
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