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Friday 18 April 2014

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Réunion island: A French wine discovery

Our African tour gave us the perfect excuse to visit La Réunion – a French Island east of Madagascar.

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 1 Comment »

Big Beer’s idea of innovation? More alcohol

Exactly what Colt 45′s legendary spokesperson, Billy Dee WIlliams, meant by “works every time” was left to the imagination.

Friday, April 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Fine wine vs gravity

How is the movement of the fine wine market like Felix Baumgartner’s leap from the edge of space? What goes up…

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Wines of Portugal: London tasting

Portugal continues to make beautiful waves in the wine trade. Of all countries, it is hard to find one which offers better value for money.

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Thierry Bernard: Daredevil winemaker

The Wine Explorers talk to Thierry Bernard, a “daredevil” winemaker based in Madagascar’s Soavita winery.

Monday, March 31st, 2014 1 Comment »

Could insufferable self-righteousness stifle craft beer?

Dan Fox responds to criticism following his controversial article on craft beer and Big Beer last week.

Friday, March 28th, 2014 1 Comment »

Fine wine vs the alphabet

More pseudo-science now as the “Fine wine vs” series tackles the weighty issue of which letter is the most influential in fine wine.

Friday, March 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: First impressions

Ben Kennedy gives his insights into the new wines of the Bordeaux 2013 vintage ahead of en primeur week.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 1 Comment »

What’s in store for Bordeaux 2013?

With less than a fortnight before en primeur tastings in Bordeaux, what lies in store for the 2013 vintage?

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Madagascar – behind poverty, great beauty

The Wine Explorers arrive in Madagascar visiting Soavita – one of the island’s most famous wineries and held by the Verger family since 1973.

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 No Comments »

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