I had a chance to compare the effectiveness of three different wine closures after a container of German riesling was affected by heat in transit to New Zealand.
“Sous voile” means “under a veil”, in this case, the veil is the flor yeast that forms a film over the surface of the wine in the barrel.
My list of New Zealand’s top three wine competitions is, as they say on Dancing With the Stars “in no particular order.”
There are many stories told of seemingly super-human feats where experts identify blind-tasted wines.
It’s weird how not long after the surge in American barbecue’s popularity came the next massive food trend of veganism.
Oak barrel benefits may be successfully mimicked with the use of oak chips, barrel inserts or inner staves together with micro-oxygenation.
Australia’s fortified winemakers are scandalously overlooked. To show solidarity with them, we should have a fortified wine dinner at least once a winter.
City guides based on 12 must-try dishes is a concept that’ll appeal to those of us who consider the food at a destination ahead of anything else.
When I started running wine classes over 30 years ago, I used the Wine Aroma Wheel designed by Dr Ann C Noble to help kick-start student’s wine vocabulary.
What wines can you drink with chocolate? It’s a question that often comes up.