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A Taste of Portugal

Portuguese wines are dominated by a host of different factors, including unique climatic conditions, nuanced and localised grapes, and centuries of history, especially with its maritime and trade relationship with Britain.

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California vs. The World

California has had an unfathomably large stake in the story of wine in modernity, as it stands, were it a country, it would be the fourth largest wine producing country in the world. In a truly Golden State fashion, it has boomed and busted, but taken some of these peaks and troughs and globalis(or z)ed them.

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Exploring Hungarian Wine

Whilst vineyards have been present in Hungary since at least its control under the Roman empire, Hungarian wine is not something that the UK is particularly used to (with the exception of Tokaji).

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Que Syrah, Syrah!

The origin of Syrah is still debated by many. According to popular myth, Syrah comes from Shiraz, a city in Iran; brought from the Middle East to the South of France by a knight called Gaspard de Sterimberg in the aftermath of a crusade in the 13th Century.

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