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The Singapour – October 2022

Richard Hemming in vineyard

Richard's monthly résumé of tasting notes from all around the world via Singapore.

This month, for the first time in more than three years, I have travelled far from Singapore to step foot in a vineyard. As the pictured bunch of grapes taken only a few days before they were harvested suggests, this was in the northern hemisphere (Sonoma County to be precise), although most of this month's tasting notes are from the southern.

They include the latest releases from Craggy Range and Te Mata (whose excellent Cape Crest Sauvignon Blanc was my recent wine of the week), a...