France Approves A New Wine Region

France has approved a new protected geographical indication for wine: The Pays de Brive PGI in Nouvelle- Aquitaine. The newly classified area produces dry, still (non-sparkling) wines in red, white, and rosé as well as sweet white wines. Check out the full article below from winewitandwisdomsweclicking, by clicking on the map welcome to the world … Continue reading France Approves A New Wine Region

Support Australian Wines

Apparently we’re all supposed to drink Australian wines this Christmas in support of Australia against the recent tariffs introduced by China against their wines which is considered ‘industrial bullying’ by many. This is fine by me. I grew up on Ozzy Wine in the 80s. It’s like an old friend, so bring it on. Check … Continue reading Support Australian Wines

NY restaurant couple mistakenly served $2000 Mouton 1989 after ordering $18 Pinot

Why does this never happen to me? I love the fact that none of the drinkers on the two tables noticed the error on tasting their wines. It goes to show you can be just as happy with an $18 bottle dollar of Pinot Noir as you can with the $2000 Mouton. Click on image … Continue reading NY restaurant couple mistakenly served $2000 Mouton 1989 after ordering $18 Pinot

Do Commercial Wines Create Wine Lovers?

The eternal argument in the wine world between mass produced commercial wines versus traditionally produced higher quality wines. According to the article below ‘“Trying these popular bottles, I thought, would etch in stark relief the yawning chasm between mass-produced industrial bottles,” and “wines that are agricultural products”, he wrote. He added: “It may well be … Continue reading Do Commercial Wines Create Wine Lovers?