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Chardonnay Masters

Chardonnay Masters 2016: results

From being the butt of jokes 20 years ago, Chardonnay is now having the best brought out of it by winemakers worldwide. In the Global Chardonnay Masters 2016, there was plenty to enthuse about – we reveal the results in full.

Friday, November 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 Chardonnays under £20

Following the Drinks Business Chardonnay Masters 2015, we round up some of the top examples priced under £20 that earned either a Gold medal or Master.

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Chardonnay Masters 2014: The results

Proving that few grapes can beat the malleability and creative potential of Chardonnay was last month’s Masters tasting, where top-price pours and cheaper oaked styles fared well.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

NZ’s best Chardonnays not reaching UK

Britain is missing out on some of New Zealand’s best wines, in particular its top Chardonnays, according to the New Zealand High Commissioner to the UK.

Monday, January 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Neil McGuigan: “Chardonnay must be refreshing”

Neil McGuigan, Australian Vintage CEO, tells db why he’s impressed by the Chardonnays of the Okanagan Valley and inspired by Philip Shaw.

Thursday, September 12th, 2013 No Comments »

The world’s best unoaked Chardonnay?

Chablis was declared the world’s best unoaked Chardonnay at a roundtable discussion on the region’s wines earlier this month.

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 No Comments »

Peter Finlayson’s quest for great Chardonnay

Peter Finlayson, who has spent the last 24 years as winemaker & general manager of Walker Bay estate Bouchard Finlayson, reveals how he is still exploring new techniques to improve his Chardonnay.

Friday, August 23rd, 2013 No Comments »

Q&A with Erwan Faiveley

Erwan Faiveley, the seventh generation of his family to head Burgundy’s Domaine Faiveley, on the importance of clay for making great Chardonnay and why we should keep an eye on Germany.

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 No Comments »

Chile making ‘best’ Chardonnay in New World

Chile is now making the “best” Chardonnay in the New World according to one of the country’s top winemakers.

Monday, August 12th, 2013 1 Comment »

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