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Saturday 4 July 2015

Barolo

Piedmont 2011: instant gratification?

As Piedmont’s 2011 vintage follows the acclaimed 2010 into the market, producers and trade are getting behind a “more approachable”, if less consistent expression of this region.

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 No Comments »

FMV embarks on Italian project

UK agency business Fields Morris & Verdin has announced the arrival of former Berry Bros. & Rudd buyer David Berry Green to head a new Italian wine venture.

Friday, June 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Barolo tops £1m at Justerini & Brooks

Pent-up demand for the highly-rated 2010 vintage has given fine wine merchant Justerini & Brooks its best year ever for Barolo.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Nebbiolo’s tannins no longer ‘the enemy’

Nebbiolo’s high tannins and light colour are no longer “the enemy”, according to Pio Cesare’s winemaker Pio Boffa.

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 1 Comment »

Concha y Toro returns to style of the ‘70s

Concha y Toro winemaker Marcelo Papa is keen to go back to the style of wines made by the company in the ‘70s by picking earlier and using less oak.

Monday, January 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Zachys prepares for new year in Asia

Auction house Zachys begins its new season in Asia with a “dazzling array” of fine wines and spirits at its Hong Kong sale this weekend.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Uncorked: Peter Richards MW

Writer and broadcaster Peter Richards MW, who forms half to the wine world’s answer to Richard and Judy with his wife Susie Barrie MW, speaks to the drinks business about his love of Barolo, The Simpsons and Mumbai Martinis.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Staples: Chinese wine boom never happened

The widely reported fine wine boom in China never really happened according to Simon Staples of Berry Bros & Rudd.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 4 Comments »

Piedmont 2010 perfectly timed

Piedmont’s producers have hailed a “super vintage” as they release their 2010 wines into a market showing “unprecedented” demand for this region.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Alvaro Palacios

The Spanish wine pioneer on his dreams of being a bullfighter, splashing out on fine wine and drinking DRC with Paco de Lucía.

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 No Comments »

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