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Georgian wine labels – understanding and pronouncing

When trying to understand a Georgian wine label, I would first try to locate any bits of text that refer to region or grape variety. Continue reading

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Alsace grape varieties and wine labelling

Here I list the grape varieties in Alsace, and describe how they relate to the names on Alsace wine labels. This is not nearly as easy as you might think when you get into the detail, especially when aiming for strict accuracy whilst still making … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with German wine labelling

Many people complain about German wine classification being too complicated, placing too much emphasis on must weight as an indicator of quality, and confusing punters with the introduction of inferior bereiche and grosslagen with misleading names. To me the text on … Continue reading

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