Campaigners of the "Anything But Chardonnay" school of thought are still searching for new varietals to challenge Chardonnay's near hegemony in the world's Premiership White Wine league. Sauvignon Blanc has its many adherents, particularly in New Zealand, but your correspondent Lovat Stephen here declares his fondness for Viognier - so often regarded in the past as a variable and unfashionable grape.
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A search for Viognier09 October 2006 - 2:36 AM | Permalink
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Welcome to the Yali bird!01 October 2006 - 3:38 PM | Permalink
The Chilean winery Viña Ventisquero celebrated the start of the 2006 wine harvest back in Chile with a Chilean dinner and wine-tasting in a London penthouse suite across the river Thames from the Houses of Parliament. The dinner also marked the introduction of a new range of wines designed for the British off-trade under the name and label of Yali.
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