The 35000- Foot Dram Andrew Jefford shares his pain and an anaesthetic to the tortures of flying long-haul economy. ... read more >
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Kitz's Apple Cider original poster Circa 1920 Our Melbourne correspondent, Andrew Jenkins, investigates the bourgeoning Cider and Perry consumption in Australia, moreover is making some of his own with favourable results, least the local possums think so. ... read more >
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Edward Scothern, Mele e Pere Trattoria, London (pronounced suh-mal-'yAy) ... read more >
Nick Mills - Rippon Vineyard We warmly welcomes Nick Mills, the indefatigable owner, inspired biodynamic wine grower and winemaker of the pioneering RIPPON winery in Central Otago. ... read more >
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REAL champagne - terrior expression and low/no dosage My appreciation of “grower” champagne began whilst living in Singapore. Henry Hariyono, Artisan Cellars - http://www.artisan-cellars.com/ introduced me to the wonders of REAL champagne - terrior expression and low/no dosage. ... read more >
Masion Joseph Drouhin Gevrey-Chambertin 2009 A few months ago I was asked to speak to a group of 30 women at the AGM of the Financial Women’s Association, Singapore. The theme was entirely up to me so I thought it might impress if I put on a small tasting of wines made exclusively by women winemakers, both empowering and taming my audience. ... read more >
David Lawler - Sommelier and Beverage Director at Rockpool group Melbourne   (pronounced suh-mal-'yAy) In Medieval Provençal times they were saumaliers, animal pack drivers who evolved during Middle French kingdom to become court officials charged with transportation of supplies. So what does a modern day Sommelier actually do? Well, Wikipedia outlines as such, “A sommelier or wine steward is a trained and knowledgeable wine professional, normally working in fine restaurants who ... read more >
Andreas Larsson - Sommelier-Wine Director Restaurant PM & Vänner (pronounced suh-mal-'yAy) In Medieval Provençal times they were saumaliers, animal pack drivers who evolved during Middle French kingdom to become court officials charged with transportation of supplies. So what does a modern day Sommelier actually do? Well, Wikipedia outlines as such, “A sommelier or wine steward is a trained and knowledgeable wine professional, normally working in fine restaurants who specializes ... read more >
Andrea Briccarello - Sommelier for Galvin Restaurants Group (pronounced suh-mal-'yAy) In Medieval Provençal times they were saumaliers, animal pack drivers who evolved during Middle French kingdom to become court officials charged with transportation of supplies. So what does a modern day Sommelier actually do? Well, Wikipedia outlines as such, “A sommelier or wine steward is a trained and knowledgeable wine professional, normally working in fine restaurants who specializes ... read more >