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Know the difference between a pinot gris and pinot grigio?  Is a syrah and shiraz the same wine? What is Noble Rot?  Can a screw capped bottle of wine be corked?

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Pinot Noir – The New World

Pinot noir is a beguiling grape in all its guises whether drunk as a single varietal wine, as a rosé or as part of the blend of grapes in champagne. Pinot noir’s long Burgundian history helps its prestige. The French...
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Pinot Noir in Australia

Until recently, Australia’s wine lovers maintained a singular love for shiraz, the most planted variety in the country. Its big, bold and rich personality dominated the drinking landscape, leaving faint-hearted reds in its wake. But while shiraz is still the...
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Chardonnay

Chardonnay is the most planted grape in the world, and for good reason. It’s the backbone of many sparkling wines, and in a glass of chardonnay itself, you can find great diversity. Everything from the soil, to the barreling, to...
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Cheers to Champagne

From ‘christening’ ships to toasting in the New Year, champagne has become synonymous with celebration. But why on special occasions, when there are so many types of wine to choose from, do we tend to reach for a bottle of...
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Sparkling Wines of the World

Get to know the popular styles of sparkling. Champagne A classic for good reason, champagne has gained an illustrious reputation within the world of sparkling wine for its depth, character and flavour. The three main varieties used in the crafting...
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