Monthly Archives: October 2012

Krug Vintage tasting in May 2012

At the end of May I attended a Krug tasting arranged by Bergs Lars Hansson, a writer from a small town to the north who has a great interest in old wines, and who sometimes arranges tastings on this theme. The tasting was … Continue reading

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Wegeler Riesling tasting

A couple of months ago I attended a tasting featuring wines from Weingüter Wegeler, a winemaking company located in two German wine regions: both in Rheingau, in the village of Oestrich, and in  Mosel, in the village of Bernkastel. Wegeler only produces Riesling wines. At 60 … Continue reading

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White wine Guigal Masterclass

The fame of the Rhône wine region has been earned almost solely through their red wines. This is true both for northern Rhône with its Syrah wines and southern Rhône with its blends of Grenache, Mourvèdre and Syrah etcetera. Nevertheless … Continue reading

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Graillot Crozes-Hermitage 2010 vs 2009

Alain Graillot’s Crozes-Hermitage is often quite good, so when the 2010 vintage was released in Sweden on 1 October (yes, that’s quite late compared to many other markets) I took the opportunity to test a bottle, and opened a half-bottle … Continue reading

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