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Richard Hemming's MW student guide to remembering the 1855 classification

Richard Hemming's MW student guide to remembering the 1855 classification | Wine in the World | Scoop.it

He's always an entertainer, Richard. Here's his unique way to remember the 1855 classification....Chateau Margaux, Lafite Rothschild, Latour, Mouton....

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Riesling, in Many Languages - Wine Enthusiast

Riesling, in Many Languages - Wine Enthusiast | Wine in the World | Scoop.it

Wine Enthusiast outlines seven Riesling regions, complete with recommendations is each one.

 

Follow a world tour of this classical perfomer. From it's home in Germany to the southern extremeties of New Zealand. It's well worth a read.

 

Personally I find there's no reasoning with Riesling. What about you?

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Test your knowledge with A+ virtual tastings

Test your knowledge with A+ virtual tastings | Wine in the World | Scoop.it

Here's a great tool for boosting your knowledge of Australia's regions and grapes.

 

Have a crack at picking the key characteristics of over 20 Australian wine regions and their typical grapes. It's a fun game that can help improve you knowledge of some key grape varieties, as well as the big continent's wines.

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Should tasting notes be descriptive or informative? - Eater.com

Should tasting notes be descriptive or informative? - Eater.com | Wine in the World | Scoop.it

Should wine notes purely be a description of the characteristics your nose and mouth with encounter? I enjoyed this article partly because it stands conventional wisdom on its head.

 

Talia Baiocchi suggest that tradition wine notes aren't very useful to the average drinker or restaurant customer. She suggests more generalised descriptors mixed up with background. I like her hint of limiting descriptions to Twit-lengths.

 

Take a minute and see if you agree?

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A Brief History of Merlot

A brilliant video, albeit advertising, that will help anyone understand Merlot and its roots in Bordeaux. If you have 5 minutes to invest in learning a little, then take a look.

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