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  • Article Tasting articles

    Top 100 organic and biodynamic wines

    Every year the London International Wine Trade Fair employs a panel of judges to select a top 100 of one sort or another. This year it was the turn of…

    28 May 2008 Julia Harding MW
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    Wrapping it right: those lighter bottles

    Can these 10 green bottles be effectively recycled? Might they evolve into 10 clear, coated bottles over the next few years? These and other questions…

    26 May 2008 Julia Harding MW
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    English Wine Week starts tomorrow

    English Wine Week starts tomorrow, Saturday 24 May. English wine producers are organising various events to promote their wines, with far more…

    23 May 2008 Julia Harding MW
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    Portugal's hugely distinctive whites

      See earlier articles about Portuguese whites here and here.   Listed below in alphabetical order of producer (sur)name are my favourites from a…

    6 May 2008 Julia Harding MW
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    Tasting the landmarks of Australian wine

    As reported in Australia changes its focus, the Australian wine industry is keenly aware that it needs to brush up its image. With this in mind, and…

    2 May 2008 Julia Harding MW
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    Argentine icons - and some other wines

    A recent tasting in London of self-professed Argentine ‘super reserves’ was quite patchy and revealed one of the downsides of a generic representative…

    23 Apr 2008 Julia Harding MW
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    Hollaia 2005 Wrattonbully

    The name Hollaia, a simple play on words, reveals much about this wine. Ian Hollick’s inspiration was ‘the great Sangiovese dominant blends of Italy…

    22 Apr 2008 Julia Harding MW
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    2008 vintage Down Under

    Australia, particularly South Australia, has been coping with one of the most difficult vintages ever known – crippling heat and, yet again, drought.…

    17 Apr 2008 Jancis Robinson Julia Harding MW
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    French wines to buy from Waitrose

      UK upmarket supermarket chain Waitrose is running its French Wines Showcase from tomorrow 26 Mar to 27 Apr 2008. It features a total of 48 wines,…

    25 Mar 2008 Julia Harding MW
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    Uruguay 2007

    Montevideo and Canelones (southern Uruguay) Thanks to Daniel Pisano and Juan Bouza for information supplied. Daniel Pisano, Bodegas Pisano,…

    19 Mar 2008 Julia Harding MW
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    Argentina 2007

    Summary Very good Torrontés and deeply coloured, fully ripe reds, especially Tannat, Malbec and Syrah in Salta in the north. In La Rioja,the best…

    19 Mar 2008 Julia Harding MW
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    Brazil 2007

    Southern Brazil Thanks to Vinhos Salton, Miolo Winery and Sven Martin Altorfer (The Wine Company) for information supplied. Late frosts in June to…

    19 Mar 2008 Julia Harding MW
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    Chile 2007

    Summary A very high quality vintage with particularly good freshness in the white wines. According to Tobal Morrhal, Wine Sociey buyer for South…

    19 Mar 2008 Julia Harding MW
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    UK budget hits wine drinkers

    In his first budget statement since taking over as Chancellor of the Exchequer (effectively UK finance minister) from Gordon Brown, Alistair Darling…

    12 Mar 2008 Julia Harding MW
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    Vintage 2007 in the southern hemisphere

    Gathering information turned out to be even more difficult than I had anticipated and you may well find some gaps in the coverage. That's why we are…

    12 Mar 2008 Julia Harding MW