Category Archives: Opinion

A Bit of a Headache

My attempt to explain some of the little we actually know about why drinking too much causes a hangover. Written for The Wine Society blog https://www.thewinesociety.com/guides-winemaking-headaches?utm_source=list&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=latest_news_20171014&utm_content=cta_link2_b&LogValue=http%3A%2F%2Fcontent.email.thewinesociety.com%2F%3FTDeaKLdgZsmDZfGU47QRD2gTYpWnNiatT Advertisements

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Think Pink

Some thoughts on the rise of serious rosé and the options for making wine pink, written for the Wine Society blog. http://www.thewinesociety.com/guides-winemaking-drink-pink?utm_source=list&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=latest_news_20170811&utm_content=cta_link2_b&LogValue=http://content.email.thewinesociety.com/?IDQa.8xgZrPdWfJ3x7qyxOwTYpkENiatI&

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Tales from the East

Over the years I’ve been writing about wine I found my role has changed. Back in the mid 1990s when I first went freelance, there were still a lot of really quite poor wines for sale, so the job of … Continue reading

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A Lot of Bottle

A look at some of the technical reasons behind the enduring reign of glass in the wine world.  For The Wine Society blog http://www.thewinesociety.com/wwn-thoughts-bottles?utm_source=list&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=latest_news_20170610&utm_content=cta_link5_b&LogValue=http://content.email.thewinesociety.com/?T6QnC8dgsuzGuuacM7QyDOgTYHkEpRatT&

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Hungary at the London Wine Fair

Anyone who is coming to the LWF this year is invited to come and discover more about Hungarian wine.  I will be speaking at 12.30 on both Monday and Tuesday. there’s lots to discover for anyone looking for something different to … Continue reading

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Prosecco and the Long Shadow of Lambrusco

A few thoughts on lessons parallels between Prosecco and Lambrusco for The Wine Society blog. http://www.thewinesociety.com/opinion

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More China Wine News – Oak and Wine

And the next piece from China Wine News.  This time a more technical one on the science of oak in winemaking. Plus the original text Oak and winemaking – a little bit of science-1

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