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She said, he said

28 July 2016 | by Andrea Frost
I hadn’t expected we’d discuss gender issues during the Burgundy masterclass at the exclusive Len Evans Tutorial in the Hunter...

What Makes a Good Wine Bar?

30 June 2016 | by Andrea Frost
In his gentle 1946 essay Moon Under Water, George Orwell describes the merits of his favourite London public house. Qualities...

The Quarrel

18 June 2016 | by Andrea Frost
Of the galaxy of reasons to love wine, it’s the quarrel I enjoy the most. Wine’s capacity to engage with...
“It is a beautiful thing to be able to transmit the landscape in our wines,” said our host as she...
In her 1930 essay Street Haunting, A London Adventure, Virginia Woolf used her search for a lead pencil as an...

The Perfect Match

08 April 2016 | by Andrea Frost
What wine to pair with people? While tomes have been written on pairing wine with every intellectual and sensory accompaniment...

On Wine and Anthropomorphism

08 December 2015 | by Andrea Frost
As a tool for describing wine, anthropomorphism or its gentler cousin personification are low in the serious wine critic’s armoury....

Spring Fever

05 October 2015 | by Andrea Frost
Flying from Europe’s approaching autumn into Australia’s blossoming spring, I was reminded what a well-coordinated spectacular the changing of the...

For the Love of Riesling

08 September 2015 | by Andrea Frost
Why more people don’t like Riesling has baffled wine minds and Riesling champions for decades. And not just baffled, but...

Buon Viaggio

15 August 2015 | by Andrea Frost
The challenge of packing for another land is that you pack things you’ve acquired for who you are at home....
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