Category Archives: Western Australia

John Griffiths on “liquid fashion”


In the Swan Valley near Perth, Western Australia, reigns Faber Vineyard, for me far and away the best producer in the area. Faber is owned by husband-and-wife team John Griffiths and Jane Micallef. John is no Mr. Nobody, having worked … Continue reading

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Diversity in Wine II – Erl Happ’s Comments


In response to my 8 January 2014 post on diversity in wine (https://oleudsenwineblog.wordpress.com/2014/01/08/diversity-in-wine-or-a-craving-for-the-weird-and-wonderful/) Erl Happ sent me the below wonderful considerations. They were too long to post as a comment, but he has kindly allowed me to copy it and … Continue reading

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Diversity in wine – Or: A craving for the weird and wonderful


A recent news item on Decanter’s web site (http://www.decanter.com/news/wine-news/584678/cabernet-sauvignon-tops-global-grape-variety-league-study?utm_source=Cheetahmail&utm_medium=email&utm_content=news+alert+link+080114&utm_campaign=Newsletter-080114) caught my eye. Not that I find it especially newsworthy that cabernet sauvignon is so very popular around the world. I also don’t want to join any chorus of lamentation that … Continue reading

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