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  1. Most wanted

    Posted Oct 24th 2004, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... David Evans You too can live like royalty when a selection of wines from the legendary imperial winery at Massandra in Russia is auctioned in December by Sotheby's. The wines include ... Massandra wines embrace a huge range of sweet styles, from sherry to madeira, port and marsala, as well as tokay and muscat. The Massandra Collection comprises examples of every vintage from ...

  2. Sweet / fortified

    Posted Feb 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sarah Wong foodandwine@scmp.com On Decanter's list of '100 Wines to Try Before You Die', 16 are sweet or fortified. High-quality sweet wines tend to be more expensive due ... US$164 million in 2011. Wines to try Moscato d'Asti from Italy Ice wine from Canada Sweet and full-bodied Complex and capable of long ageing. Some of these are fortified and will be higher ...

  3. Buff wines

    Posted Apr 05th 2009, 12:00am by Debra Meiburg

    ... with distilled spirits resulting in a juicy, fortified wine. Banyuls is the greatest source of grenache- based VDN. From these rocky, terraced vineyards in Roussillon, grenache hits its stride when a few ... with Debra Meiburg debrameiburg@gmail.com When it comes to grenache, nudity doesn't spring to mind. Yet, the grape makes one of the world's greatest au naturel wines, vin doux ...

  4. Fortified wines gain in popularity

    Posted May 25th 2010, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam Asia is not traditionally a strong market for the classic fortified wines of Spain and Portugal- sherry, port and Madeira- but several leading producers exhibiting at Vinexpo are optimistic about future prospects. 'Fortified wines are growing their market share from a small base in Asian markets, and we see great potential here, especially given the excellent way ...

  5. Uncorked

    Posted Sep 28th 2008, 12:00am by Debra Meiburg

    ... with Debra Meiburg, Master of Wine debrameiburg@gmail.com If Captain & Tennille had only eliminated the letter 'r' from their 1972 hit single, muscat might have had more ... a multi-course meal in a lively range of styles. Widely acknowledged as one of the oldest domesticated grape varieties in existence, muscat ranges in colour from white to black and is grown for wine ...

  6. It's the port that counts for first family of wine

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... between wine and family. Wine is long term and fits well with the time horizons of a family, especially port and premium wines that can develop for half a century. Big corporations, notably public ... with 11 other top international family estates to establish Primum Familiae Vini, the First Families of Wine, in 1993. Membership is by invitation only and is limited to a maximum of 12 families. ...

  7. Sweet treats with a dash of extra spirit

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... it features a large selection of sweet fortified wines known as Vins Doux Naturels (naturally sweet wines that are fortified with spirits) from regions such as Beaumes de Venise and Rivesaltes ... d'Alexandrie, a mutation of muscat, is another common grape in Roussillon. The berries are larger, and their flavours are less delicate and veer toward fruit compote. These sweet, fortified wines ...

  8. Douro leads Portugal boom

    Posted May 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Annabel Jackson There's a buzz about Douro, a region in the north of Portugal, relating to the emergence in just the past decade or two of remarkably high-quality table wine in what was previously known as port country. Exports last year of table wine exceeded those of port for the first time, at 51 per cent. We see sales of sherry, another great fortified wine, declining worldwide. ...

  9. So you think you know pop culture...

    Posted Oct 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1. The Two Jakes is a sequel to what Oscar-winning 1974 film? 2. According to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy what is the answer to life, the universe, and everything? 3. What 1980s power ballad is used in the final scene of the final season of ...

  10. uncorked

    Posted Jan 20th 2008, 12:00am by Debra Meiburg

    ... sticky, treacle-like wine, it would surely keep its footing on a hot tin roof. And in Rutherglen there are plenty of those. About three hours' drive from Melbourne, high in the baking-hot ... that is oft described as liquid Christmas pudding. One would never guess it today but, until recently, Australia's wine industry was dominated by intensely sweet, highly alcoholic wines devised ...




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