Wine Styles


A Champagne Vintage fit for the Queen

A few years ago I attended a Pol Roger Champagne tasting which consisted of their NV (non-vintage) Brut, Vintage 2002, Rosé Vintage 2004 and their

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Natural and “Sans Soufre” Wines

The natural wine movement has been around for more than a few years now; Natural and/or Sans Soufre (made without the addition of Sulphur Dioxide)

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Re-inforcing the pale colour of this rosé

Pink wine is in – again; and not just for Summer

So it seems that pink wine is in – again. According to the WSTA (Wine and Spirit Trade Association) in 2018 100 million bottles of

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In need of a little Fortification?

On my journey to try to master all things vinous I have come to love the category of Fortified Wines be they Madeira, Port, Vin

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aix rose wine

Rosé-coloured glasses, Provence and beyond

I last wrote about rosé wines 4 years ago when Provence was experiencing increased global demand for its deliciously fresh and fruity pale salmon-coloured wines. 

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Do you remember your first wine?

No, I don’t either, I do however remember the first wine that made me sit up and take note – I was preparing a tasting

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Making Wine Progress

At a lunch recently I was very pleasantly surprised to see a progressive wine list. The Acme Bar in KL has arranged its wines into

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