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Marchesi di Barolo steeped in tradition

Barolo wine is named after the Marchesa di Barolo, a French noblewoman who married an Italian nobleman and was responsible for producing the first fine wines from Barolo in the 1850s. She left no heirs but her legacy has been carried forward by the …

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Make it to Clarette, if you love wine

Spread across four areas, Clarette in Marylebone is for wine-loving novices and connoisseurs alike Alexandra, daughter of Corinne Mentzelopolous, owner of Château Margaux, always wanted a restaurant of her own. With co-owner Natsuko Perromat du Marais, an experienced restaurateur who worked with Alain …

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Information for Rosé producers

THE ROSÉ COMPETITI­ON 2018  Bob Ecker, Napa Valley-based wine writer, wine judge and founder of The Rosé Competition in 2013, the very first competition of all rosé wines in the United States, has teamed up with Shari Gherman, President of the …

Events

SI Wine Calendar – A round-up of wine events

Prowine Asia When April 24 – 27, 2018: Where Singapore: What Asia’s Largest trade fair for wines and spirits. Prowine 2018 will house 300 trade exhibitors from 30 countries and regions, expects over 9,000 international trade attendees. With masterclasses, seminars, tasting sessions and workshops by renowned industry speakers. www.singapore.prowineasia.com The …

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In defence of the Flute

The flute has lost favour with wine lovers as well as some experts as a vessel for serving champagne. Most people agree that the flute’s shape is ideal for preserving the bubbles but the aromas get lost if you can’t swirl the …

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WHICH WINE

Which wine do I recommend? Here are three you might wish to try — Reva K Singh  Italian wine producer Frescobaldi is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Castello di Nipozzano, Frescobaldi’s oldest estate with the release of a limited edition of the iconic Castello di …

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Screwcap or cork?

Wine bottles with screwcaps are here to stay, but the debate continues about which is better screwcap or cork? Screwcaps eliminate the risk of cork taint and make opening a bottle of wine so much easier. However, screwcaps are not appropriate for all …