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The Soils Of Heiligenstein And Lamm, Kamptal

Kamptal is an Austrian winegrowing region and appellation located in Niederösterreich or “Lower Austria” just one hour west...

Jamie Drummond

Senior Contributing Editor
Toronto, Canada

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Corsica : A Myriad Of Microclimates

The island of Corsica, some 170 km southeast of the Côte d’Azur is an oft-forgotten wine region of France. Less than 6,000 hecta...

Jacky Blisson MW

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Montréal, Canada

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Hops For Sommeliers

The challenge with pairing beer and food has always been that the beer in your glass may have just as many ingredients as the dish on your p...

Martin Thibault

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Montréal, Canada

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The Grand Premier Cru of Meursault Les Perrières

Meursault Les Perrières is considered to be the finest Premier Cru of the appellation, with many claiming it worthy of...

Jacky Blisson MW

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Montréal, Canada

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An Early History Of The BC Wine Industry

In part 1 of a two-part potted history, we look at the early beginnings and growth of the B.C. wine industry up until the late 1960s. ...

Jamie Drummond

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Toronto, Canada

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Why Is Chenin Blanc The Greatest Grape In The World?

For over half a century, Chenin Blanc plantings have steadily decreased year after year. It is only recently that the downward spiral finall...

Pascaline Lepeltier

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New York City, United States

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Yeasts: Singularity, Fragrances And Magic

We could define the creation of bread, beer, wine, and sake as a unique reaction to a magical fungus.  Described as a living organism...

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Exploring Mendoza’s Uco Valley Vineyards

The Uco Valley is, arguably, the most revered sub-appellation of Argentina’s Mendoza wine region. Over the past two decades, vineyard...

Jacky Blisson MW

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Montréal, Canada

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Rosemary: A Southerner With A Northern Terpene Profile

Let’s start with a bit of Chemistry 101... The volatile compounds found in rosemary belong to the terpenoid family, substances in plan...

François Chartier

Créateur d‘harmonies
Spain

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Sauvignon Blanc : France Vs New Zealand

To capture the essence of Sauvignon Blanc, one must travel to the Loire, more precisely in its preferred terroirs, i.e. the appellations of...

François Chartier

Créateur d‘harmonies
Spain

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