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The Margaret River Wine Region, Western Australia | Wines of Margaret River Australia | Terrior and History of the Margaret River

Can You Explain the History, Terroir and Wines of the Margaret River Wine Region?

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Western Australia is Australia’s largest state, encompassing around a third of the country, yet due to formidable climatic and near desert conditions in areas to the north and inland, the vineyards are confined mainly to its remote southwestern edge. Visiting this isolated corner of the globe is well ..

What is Sauterne? How is Sauternes Made in Bordeaux? Sauternes and Noble Rot | Allessandra Esteves, SommelierQA.com

What is Sauternes Wine? How is it Made? What Does it Taste Like?

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Sauternes is an AOC, established in 1936, and located in Bordeaux, France. The region produces an unfortified sweet wine, that can be made with Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle and Sauvignon Gris grapes. The AOC entails five different communes in the Gironde Department: Sauternes, Barsac, Bommes, ..