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Varietal v variety
17 Mar 2006 by JR
Steve De Long, President, The Wine Century Club, London SW6: Thanks for writing about our club and chart in the past. I'm not sure if this constitutes news but the club is celebrating its first birthday today .  On an unrelated note, I've become more and more concerned about the improper usage of the word varietal. This all might sound rather rich coming from a guy who mis-spells Madeira three different ways, but I've become almost despondent. No-one seems to care, especially in the blogsphere. If I read about how many "varietals" there are in Châteauneuf-du-Pape once more I'm going to...

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