Tag Archives: Syrah

To sell well in Europe, far flung places need a strong and attractive national identity which gives a ‘halo’ effect to each wine they make.  On the face of it, Argentina should do well in the identity stakes.  The 2001 economic collapse is … Continue reading

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The shock from tasting 66 Chilean Syrahs this week was that nearly the most expensive (£36.99) was unremarkable and one of the cheapest (£9.99) was the best.  I’m used to the price-quality split in wine sometimes being a yawning chasm, much to the confusion … Continue reading

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