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No help for the hardships of grape growers

There is real hardship in the grape-growing sector, with some growers getting about 15 cents a bottle for red wine. So what did the industry get in the budget? "Nada, zilch, nothing," says wine writer RICHARD CALVER. 

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How a grape first line lost its lustre

Wine writer RICHARD CALVER reveals the opening line to a column he didn't write in November, when he attended the Latin American Cultural and Gastronomic Festival, Edition VII. The facts got in the way. 

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Know a drop to shake off complacency?

To be complacent means that you are pleased with yourself or your merits and advantages or the situation you are in: basically, being self-satisfied, writes wine columnist RICHARD CALVER. 

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Cold comfort drinking red wine in Japan

"Drinking mostly Japanese beer and sake with food wasn’t a difficulty, but for lovers of red wine though, expect to have to warm your glass to let the wine reach room temperature," writes RICHARD CALVER, home from a holiday in Japan. 

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