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Saturday 2 August 2014

Chardonnay

London’s first wines go on sale

A quartet of wines from the debut vintage made at London’s first urban winery, London Cru, have gone on sale this week.

Monday, July 28th, 2014 1 Comment »

Winebird’s top 10 Vinalogies

Helena Nicklin, aka Winebird, rounds up her top 10 wine-based analogies, from the polo playing Malbec to the sun goddess Viognier.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Chenin Blanc is the Pinot parallel

Chenin Blanc is as complicated to grow but as rewarding as Pinot Noir in the right hands, according to one Loire Valley producer.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Taste the Global Masters winners at LWF

Next week’s London Wine Fair will feature a dedicated stand showcasing medal winners from the drinks business Global Masters series.

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 No Comments »

UK’s largest winery officially opens

Rathfinny Estate has opened the largest purpose built winery in the UK, which aims to produce one million bottles of sparkling wine a year by 2020.

Monday, May 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Vasse Felix hangs hat on new Chardonnay

Margaret River producer Vasse Felix is preparing to launch a new Chardonnay, positioned just below its top end Heytesbury label, as the main reference point for its brand.

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Coppola launches lower alcohol wine

Francis Ford Coppola has launched a lower alcohol wine range called Gia after his granddaughter, Gia Coppola, who was instrumental in crafting the look and taste of the new wines.

Thursday, May 1st, 2014 2 Comments »

California undergoing a ‘rapid’ revolution

Jon Bonné, wine critic of the San Francisco Chronicle, believes the Californian wine industry is experiencing a “rapid” and “vital” revolution as significant as the one that took place in the ‘70s.

Thursday, April 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Kathy Lee Gifford banned from plugging wine

American talk show host Kathy Lee Gifford has been told by NBC not to plug her new wine brand on the Today show.

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Chardonnay Masters 2013: The medalists

A select group of judges put aside preconceived ideas about this global grape variety as wines were appraised on style not region.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 1 Comment »

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