The Morning Claret

Simon J Woolf & Friends on Wild and Wonderful Wines

Day: 11 December 2014

jean-rene germanier vex vineyard
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How Valais put the charm in Chasselas

It took a while before I “got” Chasselas – it was a short trip to Valais this October that sealed the deal… I wrote about the experience for US online wine magazine Palate Press: When Michel Chapoutier mentioned in 2011 Read more

berengere - chateau lusseau - loading up the basket press 2
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The trials of being organic

Here’s my latest column for US online wine magazine Palate Press – focusing mostly on organic producers in Graves. Last week, the New Zealand Organic Focus Project gave a public presentation on three medium to large NZ wineries who participated in Read more