Tag Archives: Wink Lorch

Summit in Sight – Alpine Tasting for Wink’s Book

Last Monday was not only the final day of Real Wine 2017, but also the day when Wink Lorch‘s successful Kickstarter finished. Wink now has the funds to go ahead with her (ahem!) long awaited second book project on The Wines of … Continue reading

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Real Wine Fair 2017, Part 1 – Austria & Germany

Real Wine is an event I really look forward to. Okay, 170 producers is an impossible task for anyone, and I reckon I’d need five days to do the Fair justice. But the Fair is very well organised (if you excuse … Continue reading

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Savoie Fare

This article is really a bit of a plea for your help, though it’s not for myself that I ask it. I’ve been drinking the wines of Savoie for even longer than I’ve been drinking Jura, but back in the … Continue reading

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Do You Keep Péts?

Long before someone other than Dom Pérignon thought of putting bubbles in Champagne and the whole méthode traditionelle was invented, bottle fermented wines were commercialised using the Ancestral Method (aka Rural Method). The plan is that you bottle the wine before … Continue reading

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Old Man (Take a Look at my Life)

A vigorous discussion in another place a couple of weeks ago asked whether a former well known advocate for a particular wine region was keeping on top of all the new things happening there. I don’t wish to bring that … Continue reading

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Wine Book of the Year

Forget the Roederers and André Simons (well, you don’t have to but…), no panel of eminent jurors, no politics, just one crazy guy who reads way too many wine books. There’s no doubt that 2014 was a good year for … Continue reading

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