Malta's High-Flying Wines

July 8, 2014By Georges MeekersMalta, Travel, Wine

With over 100 award-winning Maltese wines to choose from, picking the right high-flying wine for Malta’s national airliner’s cabin crew to serve on board would appear to be an easy task. However, such a selection process involves the professional help of catering consultants as well as wine experts who take into account the surprisingly unusual … Read More

You Can Tell Georgia

April 6, 2014By Georges MeekersTravel, Wine

You can tell Georgia that my thinking is clear. As I browse and catalogue my tasting notes of wines from the strangest of places, it is easy to understand why… Drawing from memory, the remembrance of one wine in particular is very vivid. It is the Reserve Du Prince from Chateau Mukhrani made from Georgia’s native Saperavi by … Read More

Holy Pinotage!

March 31, 2014By Georges MeekersTravel, Wine

With no indigenous grape varieties of their own to draw on, winemakers in modern-day Israel, obviously have to resort to the obvious suspects to vinify. They hope to tap into export markets with their twists on Chardonnay, Cabernet and other noble grape varieties. And, with a benign climate and different terroirs within the country to … Read More