Monthly Archives: January 2014


Here’s the second installment from the Drinks Business series Wine & Warfare. We’ll post the third and final installment soon.  To read the first chapters click here. Wine & Warfare Part VI – Death in Burgundy Wine & Warfare Part … Continue reading

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Wine & Warfare–A Series Not To Be Missed

Thanks to London based Drinks Business, our readers can now explore a fascinating online series depicting the enduring relationship between war and alcoholic beverages. The series, currently at 15 chapters, spans history from Rome to World War II.  The writing … Continue reading

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Overdoing Ripeness

During the past twenty years “Physiological Ripeness” has become a catchword among many California winemakers.  The idea is that all components of the grape, including stems, pips, skins and pulp should reach full ripeness before the grapes are picked.  But … Continue reading

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