Paul Inksetter

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Recent Articles

Beyond California

While California lies at the beating heart of winemaking in the United States, in both quantity and quality, there are other centres of excellence worth exploring.

California dreaming

Historically, wine emerged from the old world – Europe and the Middle East; today it flows from all around the world.

All I want for Christmas...wines that define the occasion

Most wine, most of the time, is an enjoyable adjunct of a good meal and social occasion. Occasionally, the wine is special and becomes the focal point of the evening’s conversation.

Go to the mountain

Of Italy’s many great red wines, Brunello di Montalcino from the heart of Tuscany is one that vies for the title Greatest of them All.

King of wines, wine of Kings

No, I didn’t make it up, that title is taken straight from Barolo marketing hype.

The foggy hills of Piedmont

Piedmont – Piemonte in Italian, Piémont in French – means ‘foot of the mountain’.

Exploring elusive burgundy

For centuries, the ancient duchy of Burgundy has been the source of the world’s most sought-after wines.

Switzerlands best kept secret

Switzerland, that landlocked country in central Europe, is famous for its mountains, its cheese and its watches – the entire country runs like a Swiss watch.

The Enigma that is Burgundy

“You can pay an outrageous price and be disappointed, and you can pay a modest price and be delighted”

France’s prettiest wine town – and wine!

Bordeaux, the world’s premier wine region, is split in two by the Gironde estuary, that estuary itself formed by the confluence of the Garonne and Dordogne rivers.

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