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A Year in Burgundy – The Film

posted on the September 17, 2012 7:50 am by Wine and Only

Here is a film you have to see, whether you’re fan of Burgundy, Burgundy wines, or just wines! It may not come to a NuMetro or a Sterkinekor near you…but it will soon be released on DVD, we will keep you posted. So what is it about? The name of the film says it all: [...]

featured in Wine Facts

New Saint-Emilion official classification

posted on the September 7, 2012 9:25 am by Wine and Only

Here is finally the official new classification for Saint-Emilion. (Last one was made in 2006.) Of course, with every classification comes controversy… But to be honest the 4 First Growth rated A do deserve their ranking, in our opinion, even if some people may argue that AngĂ©lus, despite its intrinsec quality is not the perfect [...]

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Screwcap vs Natural Cork: The contest

posted on the September 7, 2012 8:32 am by Wine and Only

Cork or aluminum screwcap? Each method has its advantages…and drawbacks. Cork has more than 2,000 years of history, it’s a natural product that makes a wonderful sound when released from the bottle, and its effectiveness in protecting a wine for decades has long been proved. But it comes with 2 major problems: A molecule (called [...]