Whisky oder Wein?

Gut muss er sein

This was written on a barrel made my Austrian grandfather, who worked as a cooper. This section of the website explores the language of wine. I also post as @winesnaturally on Twitter.


Check out this wine. I'm giving it 4 of 5 stars with the @Vivino app:

Chenin Blanc from India

I wasn't sure what to expect of this wine, but it turned out to be surprisingly good. Behind my hotel in Delhi was a dusty old shop surrounded by litter, and this was one of the two bottles of wine that the sold. It's not top class wine by any means, but for 550...

Kulapelli Vineyard Reserva Especial 2013

This is a Chilean wine from the Maipo valley, made from Cabernet Sauvignon and Carmenere grapes. The winemaker is Alejandro Galaz. This was an easy drinking wine from Tesco's priced at around £6.00. I was interested in the vineyard name, which sounded Finnish. The...



It is not entirely easy to pin down this wine, as the label is in Cyrillic apart from the one word Fanagoria. I bought it in an underground shop that sold liqueurs from Estonia, a pantechnicon of vodkas from around the Baltic, fine malt whiskies from Scotland and...