Good excuses to rip up vines

Discussion in 'UK Wine Forum' started by Jeremy Caan, May 28, 2020.

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    When they are taking up prime real estate
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  2. Zotzenberg Grand Cru Alsace. Well, at least the part which contains any Sylvaner. :mad:

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  3. Keep 'em coming! Lovely ideas so far. Maybe we can crowd-fund the ripping up.
  4. Because you need to build a motorway bridge...and have no soul Screen Shot 2020-05-28 at 16.56.07.png .
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  6. That picture of Zotzenberg is superb, and a great shame they're replanting
  7. Great thread, Jeremy

    I remember (though not, alas, who was responsible) when a tutor of MW exam candidates asked students to write a piece on a topical wine news item in the style of any newspaper.
    One candidate came back with "ALIENS ate my VINEYARD" in suitable Freddie Starr style
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  8. The very reason why I avoid buying any Constellation wines. Good luck getting retailers to take up the boycott.
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  9. In the words of one M Haisma when inspecting the pinot noir that got transferred from the old 8LA plot to the new 9HZ plot 'You'll have to take that out because it's f**ked"
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  10. Cabernet in Chianti Classico and Brunello.
  11. Merlot surely?
  12. Chris, I was trying to find a home for a few cases of Petrus for exactly that reason. I know you won't want them so I'm going to leave them outside on the street for passers-by.
  13. I think Merlot is rather more benign an influence than Cabernet, especially in places where Cab is not mentioned on the label.
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