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New Zealand wine woes: there’s always a price to pay for volume

An article in the New York Times, this Friday, discussed the challenges currently faced by the New Zealand wine industry, as the high-flying Kiwi sauvignon blancs get caught in the global wine market slowdown. Just as the economy was coming down hard, New Zealand got itself two bumper crops in a row, producing more wine [...]
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A few tasting notes from the Wine Bloggers Conference

This morning, as I’m getting ready to head out to the vineyards of the Sonoma region, meeting people at Emeritus and Littorai, for starters, I’m still recovering a bit from the terrific weekend we’ve all had here at the very first North American Wine Bloggers Conference, which practically took over the Flamingo Resort in Santa [...]
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