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September 27th 2010

Champagne, the spirit of generosity

Harvest is a stressful time for any winemaker. This year in champagne it is a little more stressful than usual. Despite the beautiful weather I am enjoying during my visit, in the weeks preceding my arrival it was cool and occasionally wet. Disease has now become an issue. It is threatening the quality of the grapes and there is…

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September 24th 2010

Champagne, the extremes of methodology

I have come to Champagne to observe and learn about the finer points of producing Champagne during the harvest period. I am interested in discovering the differences and influences of terroir, the characteristics of the fruit at harvest (flavour, texture and analysis) and the approaches taken in the cellars. I had a certain expectation of what I would find,…

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September 23rd 2010

Debunking the myth

When I first came to France nearly 20 years ago I was so excited to be in what I then considered the homeland of great wine. My first wine experience in France was to visit a wine store in a regional town. I was marvelling at all the wine on offer but I was then handed a massive letdown.…

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July 7th 2010

Printhie in the Twitterverse

To be really honest the Printhie crew is not the most tech-savvy bunch of people in the wine industry. However, we have taken quite a liking to Twitter. So what do three young-ish wine types who grow grapes, make wine and then take their wines around the world have to say in the ‘Twitterverse’.

What we tweet

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@PrinthieWines on Twitter

Always a pleasure @jeniport - thanks for visiting, hope you enjoyed the Orange region, the wines & lollipops lol :)
10:43am on Sun 16 October
My 1st taste of these elegant wines from Orange. Hope to see @PrinthieWines in the UK soon. The name says it all!
5:58am on Fri 18 March
Super-Duper speil - read all about it!…
1:35pm on Wed 3 February
OMG my 1st pick is 4 Feb. Unheralded!…
3:46pm on Tue 26 January
Just cleaned the press in readiness for #V16 but it is still only January. Noooo!!! Surely vintage is still months away #CoolClimate #Orange
4:40pm on Mon 25 January
No rest for the wicked. Great to see you at the pointy end of the racing. All the best for the season.…
4:37pm on Mon 25 January
Check out my 245.2 km ride on Strava. @WinePeloton…'>……'>…
12:39pm on Sun 24 January
Thx to Colin & Roy for joining #epic cycling. Pics are Roy about to launch up the big climb & 3 of us at Lake Lydell
12:31pm on Sun 24 January
@WinePeloton #epic #cycling was from Orange, over the Blue Mountains, to Penrith on the outskirts of Sydney. Why? Life is short
12:26pm on Sun 24 January

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