Hydrogen sulphide (H2S) commonly occurs in wine and volcanic activity, as I was reminded on a visit to the active volcano on the Greek island, Nysyros.
Élevage is a French word that describes the important process between fermentation and bottling.
We should decant our chardonnays as often as we decant our reds.
Prominent American wine writer Jon Bonné’s new handbook, ‘The New Wine Rules’ is as good as any I’ve seen and takes a refreshingly new format.
Over 160 students sat the theory and practical exams from 5 June to 8 June in London, San Francisco and Sydney.
Join me for a one-day or five-week wine course in Auckland or Wellington.
The problem with volatile acidity is that it can totally dominate the aroma of a wine.
I’ve just added four courses in both Auckland and Wellington to my program for 2018.
The Institute of Masters of Wine has scheduled an introductory weekend at Villa Maria in May.
Once a year I sort through my wine cellar to remove the dross.