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Why Jesus and Bacchus have a lot in common

Wine writer RICHARD CALVER reports that Jesus and Bacchus have a lot in common... both are born from a mortal woman but fathered by a god; both return from the dead; both give wine to their followers to drink.

Wine

‘Poison’… it’s just a matter of taste

"While the 2006 Voyager Estate shiraz label indicates that it could be stored for up to 10 years, after 15 years it displayed stunning characteristics of dark plums, a jammy fragrance and a smooth, soft finish... It drank like liquid velvet, a wine of finesse," writes wine columnist RICHARD CALVER.

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Ken holds court at the cellar door

“Ken Helm is no Mr Bumble; his pronouncements are more Joycean stream-of-consciousness than 19th century social commentary. But he is a heck of a talented winemaker," writes wine columnist RICHARD CALVER. 

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