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Just about room to move at the Bowes Wine 10th anniversary tasting at Crown Wine Cellars in Shouson HillA very fine and pleasant dust is falling following Bowes Wine tastings in Hong Kong and Singapore, the pair of them separated by just four days.Tasters in both locations assembled to sample about …
Posted in by Caspar Bowes
02 September 2012
Meursault fermenting in oakI am beginning to think that, like a reincarnated dog, white burgundy is about to "have its day" all over again. Having been caught between the rock of the ABC (Anything But Chardonnay) movement and the hard place of PremOx (see here), the wine drinking public's adoration …
Posted in by Caspar Bowes
04 July 2012
I recently spent a couple of days in Friuli: a kind invitation from a go-ahead UK wine importer with which we work. I was fascinated to discover just what this coner of Italy was like. It is the source of much of the country's best white wine. It has its own language, regularly used, spoken by all: …
Posted in by Caspar Bowes
28 May 2012
St Emilion vineyard and worker"It has become clear that the world's wine consumers are well into a period of Bordeaux fatigue and one wonders where/when it will all stop. I've been running through future scenarios in my head - 2012 gives average quality at a low price; it offers great, classic wines…
Somerset House in London last Thursday for the annual tasting of an affiliated (not sure how, exactly) group of Bordeaux crus classés. And it has immediately become an event I consider de rigeur for a number of reasons, not least that it offers an opportunity to taste some of t…
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