This article first appeared in TysonStelzer.com, March 2013
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We are proud to announce The Sixth Great New Zealand Pinot Noir Classification to highlight the importance of New Zealand’s finest pinots. The Great New Zealand Pinot Noir Classification 2013 New in 2013 In 2013, The Great New Zealand Pinot Noir Classification highlights 120 estates,
This article first appeared in Wine Taste Weekly, February 2013
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It is difficult to overstate the significance of the 2010 vintage in the flow of the grand history of Penfolds. Late last year I was privileged to a very rare sneak preview of this vintage at Penfolds’ Rewards of Patience tastings. In assessing almost every vintage of its top red wine
After more than 1200 wines and two years, the 100th edition of Wine Taste Weekly represents an opportune time to honour those estates that have performed at the very highest level. Announcing the inaugural Wine Taste Weekly Hall of Honour.
While exploring France, Steve Webber and Leanne De Bortoli discovered that fine wine was made by understanding the land. “We realised we didn’t have an amazing understanding of what fine wine was...That was a revolution! We did a lot of soul searching in what fine wine was and what th
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owned champagne houses.
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regarded set of white, red and sparkling red wines from his family vineyards in McLaren Vale and the