Talking Style: House of Arras

Talking Style: House of Arras

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Six Atmospheres (@six_atmospheres) I sat and tasted through three wines from top Tassie producer House of Arras with my good friend ...
Why It All Comes Back To Champagne

Why It All Comes Back To Champagne

So you're in England, or Tasmania, or Trentino, or Patagonia. Your dream - Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Traditional Method. "Ah!", your friends say. "You're going to make Champagne!" No, you ...
I am Spartacus! Spain's Sparkling Standoff

I am Spartacus! Spain’s Sparkling Standoff

Looking out towards Monserrat, Penedès. Photo Siro Rodenas, Shutterstock Penedès is one of the few places outside Champagne with a truly unique culture of Traditional Method Sparkling Wines. So why ...
A Taste of Something Hard-Won

A Taste of Something Hard-Won

Sparkling wine has hardly been at the forefront of our minds over the last year. Not only are we not getting together to celebrate much, but online sample-based tastings are ...
Love Is In The Air. Unfortunately, It Is Not Alone

Love Is In The Air. Unfortunately, It Is Not Alone

I came across a young couple yesterday whilst on a run in Wanstead Flats. They were resting on a damp log, swaddled up to the hilt to keep out the ...
How Do We React To Generic Wine Flavours?

How Do We React To Generic Wine Flavours?

If a characteristic can be applied to any wine, no matter where it is from or what it is made of, how do we value it? Are generic flavours ever ...