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Vines And Their Wines – Old Takes On New

The headline comes from a dinner we had recently for my birthday; a quiet affair where we had just a couple of wine loving friends to join us and a chance to select some wine cellar specials. Although not planned, it transpired that we seemed to be following an old or old world wine with […]

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A Use For Old Wine Bottles

If you enjoy wine you probably have a lot of empty wine bottles to get rid of. I know we do. We have a very good recycling service in our area so our wine consumption is not adding to the landfill but I’ve recently come across another use for empty wine bottles – the bottle […]

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World Wine Consumption Dropping

According to this article from ABCNews Australian & American wine consumption is holding up well but French and Italian Wine consumption is down as a result of the sad state of the economy … Shun that bottle and save your euros: That’s what French and Italians are saying as the recession cuts into wine consumption […]

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Building A Wine Cellar

We had always planned to build a wine cellar in the basement of our house to store our growing wine collection and a year or so ago it was finally completed. I may not have provided the link to the photos previously but they are at the website if you’d like to see step-by-step photographs […]

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No More Sherry In Australia

Would you buy a bottle of wine called apera or topaque? This is the question that is posed in an article in the Sydney Morning Herald on 27/1/09. “These are the new names for Australian-made sherry and tokay. The international wine agreement, signed between Australia and the European Commission, outlaws the traditional European terms. Use […]

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How To Drink Wine For Free

In this article from Examiner.com Gerald McConway discusses how you just might be able to drink wine for free with your own home wine cellar … “If you are looking for an excuse to build a wine cellar, you just got it! If done properly, you can eventually be stocking and drinking your wine for […]

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Build Your Own Home Wine Cellar

Your wine bloggers have been in the US for several weeks with a few opportunities to taste wine – especially pinot noir – in the Santa Barbara area and also the Russian River region of California. More about that later from Christopher. In the meantime I’ve found some other blog posts about building a home […]

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