Value for Money

Let ’s imagine that you’re a football coach looking to discover a new top player, where would you start looking? You definitely wouldn’t go scouting at the top clubs because the players there are already well-known and would cost a lot. The same applies to importers who are looking for a new top wine or

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Life in Pink

Rosé wines have gone from peripheral fancy to an essential element of a wine lover’s repertoire Perhaps the thing that most surprised me regarding wine when I arrived to Vietnam was that hardly anyone was enjoying a glass of rosé. With the hot tropical weather and nice terraces all around, I was expecting people to be

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Made in America

From California to New York, an introduction to US wines When it comes to choosing wine, the US often gets overlooked unless, of course, you’re American or live in the US. However, the US wine arena has quite a few delicious things to offer drinkers. It is one of the leading countries in both imports

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Tango & Wine

This month we’re heading to South America to one of the New World’s fastest growing exporter of wines Argentina is one of those few countries that can produce amazing wines at fantastic prices but, because of poor export policies and lack of knowledge from the public, its wines are not as widely available or known

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Wine It Up

From Asti Spumante to Barolo, the wines of Piedmont are among Italy’s most prolific and best rated In the far north-west of Italy lies Piedmont, one of the most famous wine producing areas not just in Italy but all over the world. Surrounded by Valle d’Aosta, Lombardy, Bologna, Liguria, Switzerland and France, Piedmont is home

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Supertuscans

Plenty to discover with Italian wines Italy is paradise for wine lovers. Like France or Spain, virtually every single Italian region and province, including the islands, produces wine. The country also has over 400 autochtone grapes (rising to over 2,000 if you include sub-varieties). A few decades ago, Italy was famous for producing large amounts

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Just Chile

Discovering wine from South America Chile is the largest exporter of wine to the US; around two thirds of all Chilean wine produced is exported. Chile occupies most of South America’s Pacific Coast, with vineyards squeezed in between the ocean and the Andes, creating the perfect conditions for the vines to grow and produce great

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A Tipple from Down Under

Australian wine and what’s trending for your drinking pleasure Australia has a long tradition of making wine while at the same time being innovative with wine making techniques. In fact, wine was made in Australia as early as the 19th century. The country is currently the sixth biggest wine producer in the world, with most

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Review: Shiraz Wine & Coffee Shop

Shiraz is the name given to the dark-skinned Syrah grape, but now it’s also the name of the newest wine shop in Saigon While it seems appropriate to call a wine shop Shiraz Wine & Coffee Shop (20 Mac Thi Buoi, D1), however it was not named after the grape. According to the owners, Shiraz

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Don’t Burst My Bubbles

Pop the cork, it’s time to celebrate with Champagne Even those who don’t usually drink hardly ever say no when offered a glass of Champagne. Champagne has launched thousands of ships, toasted billions of weddings and special occasions; flutes attended countless parties, and shared untold special moments between two people. Champagne is the wine of

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