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Cold comfort drinking red wine in Japan

"Drinking mostly Japanese beer and sake with food wasn’t a difficulty, but for lovers of red wine though, expect to have to warm your glass to let the wine reach room temperature," writes RICHARD CALVER, home from a holiday in Japan. 

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Gem of a wine that unbuttoned the past

"I can remember tasting soave in a bar in Melbourne in the 1990s and noting that it should be avoided in the future. But this wine was a gem, especially given the price," writes wine columnist RICHARD CALVER.

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The year starts with a burst of pinotage

"The 2021 Wandering Vines Pinotage is the wine that we drank to see in 2024. Its plush taste and the fact that it resonated with the wonderfully relaxing break in the Bay of Islands made it a very special wine," writes RICHARD CALVER. 

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Does the serving temperature of wine matter?

"I don’t use an ice bucket for white wine even if offered at a restaurant. It’s interesting to see how wine changes in taste as it reaches a higher temperature, especially the amelioration of acid," writes wine columnist RICHARD CALVER. 

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