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Is this the southernmost vineyard in the world?

Amanda Barnes looks at what is most probably the world's southernmost vineyard, and what that means for Pataongian viticulture. Originally published on the South America Wine Guide. The 50-hectare vineyard of wine and oil magnate Alejandro Bulgheroni is located on the shores of Lago Musters in Sarmiento, deep in Argentine Patagonia, and is already producing wines under the O...
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A bevy of Brit Bacchus

Liz Sagues, author of A Celebration of English Wine feels the boom and buzz around Bacchus, which although facing stiff competition from a host of international heavyweights, is fast getting its act together. Who would have imagined, a decade ago or even much more recently, that there could be a serious, professional tasting devoted to Bacchus from Great Britain – 36 bottles ...
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The wines of Chablis & the Grand Auxerrois by Rosemary George MW

This August marks the centenary of the legislation laying down the first principles of appellation d’origine contrôlée. Since 1919 the wine growers of Chablis have had legal rights to use the name. But Chablis is a complex region and many arguments regarding the appellation’s strict definition ensued – which villages could use the name, was it essential that wines were made exc...
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Paul Strang’s Languedoc-Roussillon book awarded at Gourmand

Congratulations to Paul Strang for his recent recognition at the Gourmand Awards, where his book Languedoc Roussillon: The Wines and Winemakers was recognised as 'best in the world' in the category for books on French wine.
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