1. Red Figures: Being A Wine Groupie

    Back9Network (Mar 1 2013)

    1. Red Figures: Being A Wine Groupie

      In my teens, it was movie stars. In my twenties, I transferred my affection to musicians. Now in my (very late) thirties, I have become a bit of a winemaker groupie.

      No, I don’t have posters on my walls or anything, but learning the history and personal anecdotes from behind the scenes, or should I say bottle, gives me a little thrill.

      So much goes into the production of good wine. Careful selection of the grape best suited to the terroir, monitoring weather patterns, careful pruning and nurturing of the vine. Through years of study, experience and intuition, there ...

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