You wait months for a serious Japanese wine tasting event to turn up and then you are treated to two in less than a month. Following hot on the heels of last week’s Koshu tasting comes a separate event that looks to showcase all styles of Japanese wines in the aptly named New Wines of Japan tasting. But there is sure to be plenty of demand and interest from leading sommeliers and on-trade wine buyers as the subtlety, diversity and elegance of Japanese wines become recognised as an exciting new wine pairing for a whole range of premium cuisines. Sarah Abbott MW gives her personal view on why she thinks Japanese wines are so well suited to discerning wine buyers and consumers.
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It is so huge, and we are so small. The loss of lives, habitat, wildlife. And wine is tiny and frivolous. But the Australians I know I know through wine, and all livings are valuable, and precious to those that making them.
My Australian friends…
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On the 23rd October 2019 we presented two fully-subscribed Masterclasses on New Wave Japanese Wines. The first session was held at 67 Pall Mall, London’s renowned private members’ club for wine lovers, and was followed by a walk-around tasting.…
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A harvest of “exceptional quality” for the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Prosecco Hills of Conegliano Valdobbiadene.
Wines from this vintage will be the first to be made in line with new production regulations that allow for dryer…