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Sunday, August 20, 2017

WINES FOR WEDDINGS – How to choose the best while staying...

In biblical times it would seem that, at weddings at any rate, good wines would be served first and lesser ones later on, presumably...

FIVE GLASSES OF PAIRED WINES – and some Christmas Port

words | Andrew Licudi AIWS It’s almost Christmas and rain and sleet hit our faces. For a city awash with free energy, Reykjavik is badly...

TASTING BOTTEGA – An evening of indulgence

It had been a particularly stressful week when I received a call from the Editor to say that the Gibraltar Magazine had been invited...

PREMIER GRAND CRUS – A brief look at the irrational world...

I can’t recall the last time I was asked if I had plans for a Monday evening.  That vague, post weekend interlude where we feel...

CHIANTI DISCERNED – Memories from the 70s

It would appear that memory distortion in humans is common and according to scientists, no one is immune. This suggests we should be cautious...

WINING IN TASMANIA – Geography of wine flavour

Many say Tasmania is the road kill capital of the world whilst others prefer to highlight the island’s cool climate and its potential to become...

OLDER VINTAGES – Going down the memory lane

  words | Andrew Licudi AIWS I have always considered that one of the pleasures of drinking older vintages is to use the wine as a...

ENGLISH WINE – Could it one day challenge Champagne?

If you think English wine is an oxymoron, think again. It would appear that with the onslaught of global warming, Brexit, and the undoubted...

WINE COLUMN – The Wig, Australia and the world’s most famous...

After I graduated in engineering and considered a passable risk by our building society, we bought a small flat in the centre of Edinburgh....

WINE ONLINE – Best wines are within a mouse click

words | Andrew Licudi AIWS No doubt, like me, you wonder how we ever managed without the internet. It’s changed our life in many ways...