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Why is my Burgundy white?

Renowned for its ethereal production of red wines made from Pinot Noir, the wine region of Burgundy is also a haven for producing extraordinary white wines.

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Screw It

There is something unmistakably ceremonial about opening a bottle of wine that contains a cork. Even romantic in its ritual, that many swear by.  This visceral experience has helped cork retain its public persona but is the wine industry moving in another direction?

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The DNA of Cabernet (A Legend was Born)

So revered all over the world, it is iconically referred to by one name as with the likes of famous one-named celebrities.  Despite its prominence in the wine industry, ‘Cabernet’ Sauvignon is a relatively new grape variety.
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I Don’t give a GRAPPA!

Once synonymous with a poor Italian man’s drink, Grappa has found its place amongst the most respected Spirits in the World.

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Should we judge an Italian Wine by its Cover?

Unless you enjoy living life on the edge, (which is often a fun approach) as with any indulgent purchase, reading the finer details will ultimately help you to make better informed choices.

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What Makes me so ‘Super’?

Winemaking in Tuscany is an ancient practice, but the Super Tuscan style is a recent invention.

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Holiday Fizztivities

The Holidays are a perfect opportunity to engage ourselves in the luxuries of our senses, spending time with friends and family, and cracking out some fantastic Sparkling wines.

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The Best Vineyard in South America

We are proud to announce that Montes Wines has been named the Best Vineyard in South America and selected as the 3rd best Vineyard in the World by ‘World's Best Vineyards’.

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New Oak Versus Aged Oak

A key factor in the finished product of many wines is the age and type of the wood it is fermented or contained in before it is bottled. Winemakers often refer to the use of new oak, old oak or neutral oak.  What are some of the differences?

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