The wines they are a-changin’

During February, vineyards throughout the northern hemisphere are comprised of short wooden stumps with a few new shoots emerging. This crucial part of the vine-growing process ensures the growth of the healthiest and strongest vines that will bear f

14th February, 2009

While the vineyards are stripped back, many winemakers and winery and chateau owners take the opportunity to participate in wine tours, and a number of them come to Ireland. It is a time for them to talk up the vintage that they will be bottling in April, and invariably speak glowingly about the weather in last year’s harvest season.

At two recent wine events - the New Zealand Annual Wine Fair, which was...

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