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New Wave Whites

Spain is doubtless a red-wine country, but don’t dismiss the country’s other white wines

If you’ve ever had Spanish white wines, it’s likely that they were made from one of the three better-known Spanish grapes. If you had a white Rioja, […]

By |October 8th, 2018|Cheers, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Food with Flair

Wine, it’s so versatile—in the glass and on your plate. Cooking with wine can definitely bring about it’s own pleasure, or pain if you use it incorrectly

Although cooking with wine is not so common outside certain European countries, especially in places like Vietnam […]

By |August 16th, 2018|Cheers, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Fallen Idols

It’s not all about reputation and name recognition anymore

I love Bordeaux wines, I have always loved them, perhaps it’s because my wine training started with Bordeaux wines back in London. I will never forget when I was invited to a trade tasting session of St […]

By |July 30th, 2018|Cheers, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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How Green Are Green Wines?

Clearing the confusion and mystery around what makes a wine environmentally friendly and qualify as “green”

Over the past few decades we have had an explosion of what I like to call “green wines,” which, depending on the country where they are produced, may be labeled as organic, […]

By |June 20th, 2018|Cheers, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Zero Waste Wine

How to become a wine without waste drinker

It seems that finally the zero waste movement is taking off in Saigon with some great people working very hard, and usually for free, to change minds and habits in Vietnam, and turn this lovely country into a […]

By |May 21st, 2018|Cheers, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Sip Spain

Rias Baixas is located in the Galacia region of Northwestern Spain and enjoys a cool, coastal climate and is best known for producing Albariño

Unless you’re a fanatic for special great wine, and you like doing research, you may not be familiar […]

By |February 13th, 2018|Cheers, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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DO NAVARRA – Spanish Wines

Spanish Wines that will make you feel young again

Navarra is situated in the North of Spain, at the western end of the Pyrenees, where it shares a 163 kilometre stretch of border with France. The entire Navarra DO Spanish Denominación de Origen (Origin Denomination)) lies […]

By |October 18th, 2017|Cheers, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Wine it Up

Alcohol and wine, what you need to know

When I listen to people talk about alcohol and wine, it is astonishing to hear the many misconceptions between the two. So, let’s look at the basics, how it all starts: Wine comes from grapes but grapes do […]

By |September 15th, 2017|Cheers, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Lesson Learned

Why attend a wine tasting if I already know what I like?

I often get asked by wine lovers why they should go to wine tastings and wine events when they already know which wines they like. It’s the same kind […]

By |July 19th, 2017|Cheers, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Boring Wines

Life’s to short to drink dull, unexciting wines

I know the title is likely to be controversial and upset some, if not many, but I am simply tired of seeing so much boring wine! And what do I mean when I […]

By |June 8th, 2017|Cheers, Wine & Dine|0 Comments