Tag: Cabernet Sauvignon

The history of grape varieties – Episode 1 – Bordeaux (part 1/2)

The first episode of our history of grape varieties looks at those in the Bordeaux region. Each month and over ...

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What are the (true) vintages of the century?

Some wine regions claim to produce a great vintage, or even “vintage of the century”, every other year! But despite ...

Tasting made easy: understanding tannins

The word “tannin” may not be a part of everyday life, but it is often used when tasting red wine. ...