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Sunday 4 October 2015

Cabernet Sauvignon

Barossa star hails Chile’s ‘exciting’ Syrah scope

Chile is “only just scratching the surface” with Syrah, suggests former Penfolds Grange winemaker John Duval, as he outlined some potential routes forward for the country with this variety.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Montes to try ‘dry farming’ in Mendoza

Chile’s Aurelio Montes is to try growing grapes at his Argentine estate without any irrigation from the start of this year’s growing season.

Monday, August 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Concha now No.1 in Cab, Pinot and Malbec

Concha y Toro is now the supplier of the UK’s best-selling Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and Malbec.

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Errazuriz going back to style of the ‘80s

Francisco Baettig, chief winemaker of Errazuriz, is returning to the fresher, lower alcohol style of wine made at the estate in the ‘80s to cater to consumer tastes.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Casillero Cabernet leaps into top spot

Casillero del Diablo’s Cabernet Sauvignon has seen UK sales shoot up by 60% in the last year, making it the country’s best-selling expression of this variety.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 2 Comments »

California no longer copying Europe

Californian winemakers may be attempting to emulate the quality of Europe’s great wines, but not the flavours, stressed Mark de Vere MW at a tasting in London this week.

Friday, March 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Consumers ‘back in love’ with Merlot

The ‘Sideways effect’ is being reversed and consumers are starting to fall back in love with Merlot according to one of California’s top producers.

Thursday, March 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Californian wines ‘then and now’ selected

The labels for next month’s California wine seminar on the stylistic evolution among the state’s Chardonnays and Cabs have been selected.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

California to show wines ‘then and now’

A Californian seminar in London next month called “Then and Now” aims to highlight the stylistic evolution in wines from the US state.

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Chile should not follow fashion’

Chile should stick to a wine style and not follow fashion, according to Cecilia Torres, the winemaker for Santa Rita Casa Real Cabernet Sauvignon.

Friday, February 13th, 2015 No Comments »

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