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Recently-arrived-wines
Natural wine, Recent arrivals

Living Wines Recent Arrivals

We recently received a shipment containing wines from Alice and Olivier de Moor, Dominique Belluard, Champagne Piollot, Domaine Milan, Domaine Derain and Sextant (Julien Altaber), Jean-Pierre Robinot, the Mosse family and Domaine de la Garrelière. It substantially replenishes our depleted portfolio. You can find the prices by choosing the “Buy […]

Flavour of wine
Wine appreciation

Aromas and flavours in wine: Part 2

In the first part of this article published in Wine Talk for April 2017 we discussed the importance of the human aroma receptors, volatile compounds associated with wine, the link between aroma receptors and the brain, how aroma is a construct of the brain and how different people smell totally […]

It all starts with the soil Part 4
Terroir, Vineyards

It all starts with the soil – Part 4

Sue Dyson and Roger McShane. First published in Wine Talk, February 2018. In the three previous articles under this title we examined the different rock types that are found in vineyards and then looked at how soils are created from those rocks by actions including physical weathering, chemical weathering and […]

It all starts with the soil Part 3
Terroir, Vineyards

It all starts with the soil – Part 3

Sue Dyson and Roger McShane. First published in Wine Talk, January 2018. In the two previous articles under this title we examined the different rock types that are found in vineyards and then looked at how soils are created from those rocks by actions including physical weathering, chemical weathering and […]