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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 […]

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Auvergne

The Auvergne region

We only have one producer in this beautiful region, namely Mito Inoue. She produces interesting wine in tiny quantities and interesting cider as well. You can read more about her by clicking on the link below: Mito Inoue: Unicorn wines from the spectacular Auvergne