Results for "aroma wheel"

Pinotage Aroma Wheel

Development of the aroma wheel Vitis vinifera L. cv. Pinotage (Pinot noir x Cinsaut noir) was developed in South Africa in 1924 by Prof. Abraham Izak Perold. In 1995 the Pinotage Association was established to ensure the continued interest and development of this...

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Tipple takes off

Tipple takes off

A fun new app - called Tipple - allows users to train their wine palate like a pro and share their favourite wine experience. Ever wished you knew a little more about wine tasting? Now an innovative new wine app helps you not only expand your wine vocabulary, but...

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Pure group pressure for quality progress

Pure group pressure for quality progress

Once tasting panels have sniffed, gargled and spat their way through wines of a specific variety or type, and once the scores have been handed in for the final verdict, the belated question about parameters sometimes comes to the fore: What were we supposed to be tasting for? What are the typical varietal characteristics? Bemused, perplexed reactions are often the result, sometimes even embarrassment, because who knows, who prescribes, whos in charge of a variety to be able to lay down guidelines for aroma, bouquet and balance?

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Stormberg – Koos, Koosie, Koesie or Cozy – storming ahead

The dream to make one’s own wine often necessitates a few other irons in the fire. Veterans such as Jan Boland Coetzee and Neil Ellis broke away in the 1980s and succeeded in financing their own formidable cellars with income from consultation work. Martin Meinert and now also Koos Jordaan are two of the younger generation who severed their ties with the corporate world to be associated with various other cellars in a consulting capacity, but also to put their names to their own product.

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