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WWNZ Visit to Nelson – What other writers thought – 14th November 2014

DAY TWO Nelson Winegrowers hosted the Wine Writers of New Zealand group for a two-day visit to the region. Members attending share their thoughts. Fossil Ridge by Brett Jones What a bright start to our second day in Nelson. When the Impressionist artist Claude Monet and his family settled in Giverny in 1883 the piece […]

WWNZ visit to Nelson – What other writers thought -13th November 2014

Nelson Winegrowers hosted the Wine Writers of New Zealand group for a two-day visit to the region. Members attending share their thoughts. DAY ONE Neudorf by John Hawkesby No New Zealand wine region is defined by a single producer but invariably one springs to mind. For example, Central Otago: Felton Road; Marlborough: Cloudy Bay; Martinborough: […]

Wine Writers of New Zealand visit to Nelson Day One – 13.11.14

A number of New Zealand wine writers have formed an organisation to promote excellence and independence in wine reviewing and commenting. Wine Nelson invited the group for a two day visit to the Nelson region so writers could experience the wide range of wines produced in Nelson and to also see the places these wines […]

The Grapes of Wrath: France’s Great Wines Are Feeling the Heat – Pt 3 A Minor Miracle of Globalization

This article is part three of a series sourced and reproduced from  Spiegel Online International and written by Ullrich Fichtner with the original article translated from German to English by Christopher Sultan. Thanks to Andreas Welte from Sustain-Ability/EcoGrape for bringing it to my attention.  The series of three parts discusses the effects of climate change in France and the impact […]

The Grapes of Wrath: France’s Great Wines Are Feeling the Heat – Pt 2 Adapting to Nature

This article is part two of a series sourced and reproduced from  Spiegel Online International and written by Ullrich Fichtner with the original article translated from German to English by Christopher Sultan. Thanks to Andreas Welte from Sustain-Ability/EcoGrape for bringing it to my attention.  The series of three parts discusses the effects of climate change in France and the impact it […]

The Grapes of Wrath: France’s Great Wines Are Feeling the Heat – Pt 1

This article is part one of a series sourced and reproduced from  Spiegel Online International and written by Ullrich Fichtner with the original article translated from German to English by Christopher Sultan. Thanks to Andreas Welte from Sustain-Ability/EcoGrape for bringing it to my attention.  The series of three parts discusses the effects of climate change in France and the impact […]