Bordeaux is the most confident and comfortable of fine wines. Great Burgundy is like riding a runaway horse, bareback. Diving into a top Bordeaux is like being chauffeur driven in a purring Bentley. And just as establishment. Any discomfort is intellectual and comes from the anxiety that partaking in all this is just a bit smug-Tory.
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The makers, vineyards and wines of Conegliano Valdobbiadene are going from strength to strength. The remarkable cooperation between thousands of stakeholders across fifteen hamlets is bringing about empowering legacies.…
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If you thought Prosecco was just an aperitif wine, the evidence from a recent #SuperioreAfternoon tasting suggests that you should think again. Here, the Prosecco Superiore from Conegliano Valdobbiadene DOCG, whatever the style in which it’s…
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UNESCO was in Baku, Azerbaijan, last week for a major assembly, and the much-anticipated announcements on the latest rare and singular corners of our world and culture to be awarded World Heritage status.
A quick read through the list of…
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