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Tuesday 28 April 2015

Chardonnay

California must think small to be great

California may no longer be trying to ape Burgundy’s style, but there is a growing belief that producers must recreate the smaller-scale structure of the Côte d’Or to reach the same quality heights.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No 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 »

Hawke’s Bay ripe for export boom

A Hawke’s Bay winemaker has suggested that a recent surge in investment from major producers has put New Zealand’s second largest wine region in a prime position to raise its profile abroad

Wednesday, March 11th, 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 »

Jackson puts faith in ‘world class’ Cape wine

Jackson Family Wines has expressed confidence that South Africa can crack the US market as the producer prepares to release its first wine from the Cape later this year.

Friday, February 20th, 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 »

Chilean sisters launch sparkling wine

Chilean sisters Begoña and Ana Maria Aresti have launched a sparkling wine onto the market in a response to the rising global demand for fizz.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Aussie wine drinker goes for extremes

The UK consumer is increasingly looking for stylistic extremes when it comes to Australia’s white wines, according to information released by Accolade.

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 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 »

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 »

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