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Thursday 27 October 2016 loc: GB


South Africa’s top 10 fastest-growing grape plantings

As South African winemakers continue to test the limits of their country’s terroir, we count down the top 10 fastest-growing grape varieties on the Cape.

Monday, September 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 wines for Independence Day

From pink Grenache to Columbia Valley Cabernet, we’ve compiled a broad selection of US wines for fourth of July celebrations.

Monday, July 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Deadline approaches for Cab Sav Masters

Cab Sav producers have until just the 1 April to enter The Drinks Business Global Cabernet Sauvignon Masters 2016.

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

American oak ‘not suited to Cabernet’

American oak “does not match” with Cabernet Sauvignon, according to Brad Grimes, winemaker at Napa’s Abreu Vineyards.

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 22 Comments »

Californian Cabernet: What do the experts think?

Following on from db‘s recent Californian Cabernet tasting, we have canvassed the opinions from three California-based Master Sommeliers to gauge the current state of the category.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Ullom: Planting in Cali used to be like shooting a gun

Grape growers in California used to take a scattergun approach but have finally started to plant varieties in the right terroirs according to one leading winemaker.

Friday, February 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Jennifer Lawrence smells like ‘a Cabernet’

Hollywood starlet Jennifer Lawrence has revealed that she enjoys red wine so much that she smells “like a Cabernet”.

Friday, January 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Tate pioneers Bordeaux in a box

Hamish Anderson, wine buyer for the Tate, is to start selling a Bordeaux red blend in a box at the gallery group’s various restaurants.

Monday, January 12th, 2015 No Comments »

US wines added to Downton Abbey range

Two Californian wines have been added to the Downton Abbey range inspired by Lady Cora Crawley, the American wife of the Earl of Grantham.

Friday, January 9th, 2015 1 Comment »

Top 10 wines at Heathrow

Heathrow is one of the world’s busiest airports and, as a result, sells a serious amount of wine. Here are the top 10 wines sold by value.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

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