Purchases at wine auctions and wine investments expected to slow in Europe and US in 2012
Spanish wine expert Pancho Campo told Reuters that he believes wine purchases among Europeans and Americans will slow down in 2012, due to the economic problems in the euro zone and the US.
Do wines from Israel, South Africa and China belong in the New World or the Old World?
When I started my wine education way back when, (around the time my web editor was turning 6 or 7), it was pretty simple — the “Old World” was Europe and the “New World” was everywhere else.
Travelling to Luxembourg to judge Old World wines
When I was invited to judge at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles in Luxembourg in May, I was pretty thrilled. Luxembourg probably isn’t on most Canadians’ travel bucket list — I hadn’t given the country a spare thought since I was in university — but opportunity brings new experiences and I was looking forward to visiting the country for the first time.