Tag: Cellar

Cellaring Wine

What makes a wine cellar-worthy?

Cellaring wine can be an intriguing and rewarding hobby, but if you play this form of oenological roulette for long enough, a disaster is almost certain to strike. Like it did in one of my climate-controlled wine fridges last weekend! Having rearranged a shelf to make room for a couple more bottles, I noticed that…
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Jacquart Brut NV Review

Can I cellar my champagne?

It’s a well understood phenomenon of consumer behaviour that the vast majority of wines purchased in Australia are consumed within 24 hours of it exiting the bottle shop, but for those who are prepared to be the exception to the rule, the rewards of patience can be considerable. These days, most winemakers craft their wares…
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