North Entrance to ProWein un Düsseldorf, Germany

Making a Discovery at a Wine Fair – It isn’t as Difficult as you Think

Boy, do I get tired of Wine Fair Whinging™. There was a time when I felt that most people enjoyed a good wine fair. After all, what wine lover wouldn’t enjoy being in the exuberant company of like-minded individuals at an event where dozens – or even hundreds – of winemakers are pouring their wares…Continue reading Making a Discovery at a Wine Fair – It isn’t as Difficult as you Think

Three wines with glass samples

Coravin Test Round Three – The Vintage Needle

Coravin Test Round 3 – The Vintage Needle Now this was exciting. Coravin has, in their arsenal, a smaller-bore needle that is specially-designed for use with “older” wines. The corks of said wines are more likely to have lost some of their resiliency, and the wines themselves are perhaps more delicate than younger versions, requiring…Continue reading Coravin Test Round Three – The Vintage Needle