Category Archives: WINE MAKING

On modern closures

Here is an aide memoire for the range of bottle closure solutions in use today. Their aim is to overcome the risk of premature oxidation and cork taint (TCA), whilst allowing a desired rate of oxidative ageing, or not, as … Continue reading

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On aerial pollution

On aerial pollution In November 2018 I sent Decanter Magazine a letter to the editor, inset below, following on from my previous thoughts and letter on minerality. The background to this, is that I remain perplexed by the term, which … Continue reading

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On pink wine

Prompted by a friendly discussion at a recent wine circle, on the making of a pink, or rosé, wine, here are some definitive answers, to at least get things straight in my mind, again. A pink wine can be created … Continue reading

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