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Almond Investigates the packaging methods of shipping wine around
This article has
just been updated with the latest offerings from Australia Post.... In
a prior article Murray
discussed carriers for hand transport of
In this follow up he looks
at packaging wine for shipping further than
your local restaurant.
A Very Handy Device
Anyone who owns Riedel or similar sized glasses or users wine decanters,
knows how difficult they are to wash, and how much space they take up when
drying. From a personal perspective, I like rinsing them with very hot water
and then letting them drip dry. The only problem is that if you have guests
there tends to be a lot of washing-up, and drying space is at a premium.
Some wine devices and gadgets are about as useful as tits on a bull but this
device is a must for all wine lovers and solves the problem.
The Sat Nav GPS Winery Project
If you have a Sat Nav device, this will interest you.
Victorian wine lover Dan Sawyer
dreamed up this project
when he bought a "TomTom” Satellite Navigation thingamajigie and has
been furiously inputting wine date. Hopefully it will evolve into a
joint community project where you can download the files from this site.
Eucalyptus Flavour in Wine
why some wines tasted of eucalyptus and how the taste got there? This simple
to understand analysis tells all.
2005 Annual Top 100
awaited list was in the Australian Newspaper in November.
A Guide to Wine
Collated and presented by Brian Jefferies, this guide is a must for
those who need some basic information about wine and how to get the most from
it. The guide is comprehensive and contains a wealth of useful information.
TORB's Tasting Sheet
A useful guide for those that wish to
use a structure method for making tasting notes. Download it, try it and then
design one that works for you.
World Wide Web of Wine Information
There is so
much wine information out there it is frightening. This article is designed
to give you a snap shot of many of the best sites that the world wide web
has to offer. It includes links to wine forums and sites that will increase
you knowledge and many other handy reference locations. Not great reading
but neither is the Yellow Pages, however the summary on each site should be
Investigates Carrying Plonk and Fine Glasses
You don't have to put up with "boob holders" and vastly overpriced plonk in
restaurants, take you own and Muzza shows you how its done.