What wine to bring to a Holiday party

You’ve decided to bring wine to a holiday party. You make a stop at the liquor store and 30 minutes later, you’re still unsure of what to choose. The Christmas season can be stressful enough,…

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All About Riesling

Living in Australia, I rarely come across Riesling. When it comes to white wine, NZ Sauvignon Blanc and Aussie Chardonnay seem to reign supreme on wine lists. And sadly, this variety remains widely misunderstood.  Many…

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How long to keep wine once it’s opened

Have you ever been offered a glass of wine by someone, with the disclaimer that it’s been in their fridge for a while and they aren’t sure if it’s still good? I’ve had this happen…

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How to find Champange for half the price

There are many types of sparkling wine, the main difference between them being how they’re actually made.  One way, is to allow the wine to go through its’ second fermentation inside the bottle. The second…

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To do decant or not to decant?

Decant (verb) : To pour a liquid from one container into another. Not nearly as exciting as what you were thinking eh? Why do we decant? – Expose wine to oxygen – Separate wine from…

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