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Thursday 24 April 2014

Chardonnay

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 »

Accolade’s Chardonnay results good news for Australia

A recent survey has shown the trade believes Aussie Chardonnay has improved stylistically representing the best value above £8 with room for growth.

Friday, January 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Napa Vintners mark Chinese New Year

Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) has released two Chinese-inspired recipes to pair with the region’s Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay wines.

Thursday, January 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wine trends for 2014

From Millennials to legislation by way of sustainability and off-piste wines, we set the scene for 2014.

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundy producers seek new sources

Burgundy producers are increasingly looking beyond the Côte d’Or to satisfy an increasing demand for the region’s wines.

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 No Comments »

MW seminar considers causes of sudden vine death in Burgundy

Banning poisonous treatments, poor grafting techniques and electric pruning shears were all suggested as causes for the rise of esca in Burgundy during an MW seminar last week.

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 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 »

Q&A with Gavin Monery of London Cru

db’s Lucy Shaw talks to Gavin Monery, winemaker at the capital’s first urban winery, London Cru, about the risks and rewards of his debut vintage.

Monday, January 13th, 2014 No Comments »

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