Klein Constantia Vin de Constance; Who need’s Santa Claus?
Dec
19

Klein Constantia Vin de Constance; Who need’s Santa Claus?

By Stephy Poon
Winter is in full throttle and in less than a week, Christmas will be here! Christmas for me is a very sweet and dreamy festival. When I was small, like ...

A Tribute to Pinot Meunier: Champagne Françoise Bedel
Dec
18

A Tribute to Pinot Meunier: Champagne Françoise Bedel

I have always had a fondness of Champagne whose dominant grape is Pinot Meunier. I can’t explain why, I think that it’s because they are a little more complex, have ...

Seven Centuries of Barolo: Cordero di Montezemolo
Dec
17

Seven Centuries of Barolo: Cordero di Montezemolo

The date is April 3rd 1340 A.D. and Pietro Falletti has just taken ownership of the commune of La Morra made possible by a loan from the commune of Alba. Over time, the ...

Pioneering Rioja with Marques de Caceres
Dec
16

Pioneering Rioja with Marques de Caceres

Marques de Caceres is actually a relatively new winery having been founded in 1970 by Enrique Forner after leaving Bordeaux and heading for the Spanish region of Rioja ...

Wines of Desire from Alto Adige
Dec
15

Wines of Desire from Alto Adige

By Stephy Poon
After the madness of October and November, the wine industry slows down for a bit as there are not as many tastings and events happening in December. ...

My Wine of the Week
Dec
12

My Wine of the Week

A Winter-warming Cabernet from Kendall-Jackson
By Stephy Poon
The expression “first impressions last” can certainly be applied to wine, but recently I have ...