Falling in love with Malvasia (and truffles)

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Wine sans frontières

I started this month in Tunisia visiting the wine regions there for 80 Harvests. As a mainly Muslim country, wine consumption isn't exactly high. However, there are a brave few who produce wine despite the social, political and economic pressures that are stacked up against them. Although wine consumption is low, Tunisia struck me as a remarkably tolerant country. While I'm sure there are always...
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Calling all cork dorks!

How many people can get excited about conglomerate corks? It struck me as I rattled out the 23rd paragraph on my ‘blog’ on a cork harvest that I might be pulverising my audience to cork dust. Can I really expect someone to be interested in the temperature of a cork bath? I reluctantly admitted to myself that I am probably one of few cork dorks who is riveted by the nuts and bolts of everything win...
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