One of the world's leading wine experts is just back from a week in Croatia after Zagreb Vinocom.
Every so often a red wine and cancer research item emerges.
Ahead of Zagreb Vinocom, some 30 wine journalists from 18 countries embark on a tour of the vineyards of Dalmatia, Croatia.
Portuguese wines dominate the Top 10 ranking in the latest list of the world's 100 most exciting wines as judged from blind-tasting conducted by Wine Spectator magazine.
As the clock strikes midnight Wednesday, corks will pop the world over on new bottles of Beaujolais Nouveau, with oenophiles in Asia getting the first taste of the love-it-or-loathe-it young French wine.