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China Winelands – A Day in the Winelands of China by Leigh-Ann Luckett

China Winelands – A Day in the Winelands of China by Leigh-Ann Luckett
Wine fundi, Leigh-Ann Luckett, continues with her travels around the world in search of wine….  China. Arriving in Yinchuan, Ningxia with a plan to visit wineries (which we had a loose idea of the location of) but no confirmed way of actually getting to them without paying the rather ridiculous amount quoted for a driver turned out to be no problem...
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The China Planning Challenge by Leigh-Ann Luckett

The China Planning Challenge by Leigh-Ann Luckett
Wine fundi, Leigh-Ann Luckett, continues with her travels around the world in search of wine…. next stop, China. The fact that wine is produced in China seemed a bit of a shock to most people outside of China. And, seemingly, most people we encountered in China, even those in one of the most concentrated wine producing regions. At time, based on th...
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Vino in Vietnam by Leigh-Ann Luckett

Vino in Vietnam by Leigh-Ann Luckett
Wine fundi, Leigh-Ann Luckett, continues with her travels around the world in search of wine.... next stop, Vietnam With our wine consumption mainly limited to 6 winery visits over 2 months, with a few bottles which had made their way from South Africa in between (notably a bottle of Luddite Shiraz 2009 consumed at an altitude of 3900m in Nepal); V...
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My Oh My – Myanmar Makes Wine by Leigh-Ann Luckett

My Oh My – Myanmar Makes Wine by Leigh-Ann Luckett
Wine fundi, Leigh-Ann Luckett, continues with her travels around the world in search of wine! An excellent plan, this time reporting from Myanmar. China Winelands - Day 1 Arriving in Yinchuan, Ningxia with a plan to visit wineries (which we had a loose idea of the location of) but no confirmed way of actually getting to them without paying the rath...
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Making a case for versatile Chenin

Making a case for versatile Chenin
© Cape Times Friday 22nd July 2016 Okay, come on – ‘fess up. When was the last time you drank a Chenin Blanc?? Chances are that you’re either going to say “last night” (you hipster trendsetter you) or, more likely, “fifteen years ago at ‘varsity when I couldn’t afford anything else”.  Despite so many people’s best efforts, it seems our best asset i...
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