Our wine correspondent discovers that getting there is no longer “half the fun.”Continue reading “TRAVEL WOES”
FAIR DINKUM DISCOVERED DOWN UNDER
Many, many years ago our wine scribe Jim Walker fell in love with a voluptuous, full-bodied Australian. Glowing remarks extolling the many charms of the object of his affection had been broadcast far and wide. He was bound and determined to learn first-hand what all the fuss was about, even if it meant going to Australia. What could possibly have caused such ardour in our cold hearted ex-banker? Read on.Continue reading “FAIR DINKUM DISCOVERED DOWN UNDER”
SUSSING OUT THE SUCCULENT SOUTHERN RHÔNES
As many of you know, our wine scribe Jim Walker operates Arthur’s Cellar Wine Club and imports wine from France’s southern Rhône region into Ontario. He, along with his wife and vinous partner Hélène, journey regularly to southern France to assess recent vintages and maintain relationships with their vintners. Here Jim chronicles the latest visit to their beloved Provence.
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