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

Steel – Stone – Wood; an Experiment in Fermentation at Weingut Andreas Schmitges

The Sixpack: Two Bottles Each of Steel, Stone, and Wood Have you ever thought about what affects the taste of the wine you drink? Have you ever considered what influence is exerted by the soils in which the vines grow? Have you pondered the changes effected in a wine by the sulphur that has been used (or not…Continue reading Steel – Stone – Wood; an Experiment in Fermentation at Weingut Andreas Schmitges