Bennett J Kireker · Food & Beverages · wines

Better With Age? Dissecting The Truth Behind a Wine Truism

As the old saying goes, “wine tastes better with age.” This old proverb is a truism that owes its existence to the array of fine wines that take several years to reach full flavor, and has become a byword for graceful aging. Poetic as this statement may be, it is also ultimately incorrect, at least… Continue reading Better With Age? Dissecting The Truth Behind a Wine Truism

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Oenology Destination: Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland is the largest region in New Zealand, with 1.5 million residents. Aside from having picturesque sites—volcanoes and islands mixing with urbanity—Auckland is essentially a wine region housing some of the oldest vineyards in the country. The heavy clay soil and subtropical climate constitute the perfect environment for mostly red wine, but have in the… Continue reading Oenology Destination: Auckland, New Zealand