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Friday 6 March 2015

Barolo

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 »

The Proust Q&A: Alberto Antonini

The Tuscan wine consultant on his beloved vinyl collection, the importance of doing what you love, and drinking Barolo with Woody Allen.

Friday, March 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Basilicata: Italy’s rich, red secret

Southern Italy’s answer to Barolo is producing quality wines which have so far been overlooked, but new legislation could change that.

Friday, January 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

db Eats: Olivocarne

db’s Lucy Shaw dines like a king on steak tartare, suckling pig and Barolo at cosy neighbourhood Italian, Olivocarne in Belgravia.

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

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