Trans-Pacific Chardonnay evolves
12 Jun 2008 by Richard Hemming
As we all know, technology advances at breakneck pace. Today’s 3G iPhone is tomorrow’s Betamax. Each week, life becomes more automated, more connected, more user-friendly. And yet nobody has worked out a decent way of stacking bowls in the dishwasher. Life is full of such enigmas. The ABC movement, for example. Such indiscreet prejudice for such a diverse variety! The ABSB club I could understand – and maybe even argue a strong case for – but a blanket ban on Chardonnay? As John Kongsgaard of Sonoma says: “Mozart may be ubiquitous, but that doesn’t diminish the brilliance.” With that in...

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