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.
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.
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
The labels for next month’s California wine seminar on the stylistic evolution among the state’s Chardonnays and Cabs have been selected.
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.
A Californian seminar in London next month called “Then and Now” aims to highlight the stylistic evolution in wines from the US state.
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.
The UK consumer is increasingly looking for stylistic extremes when it comes to Australia’s white wines, according to information released by Accolade.
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.
Two Californian wines have been added to the Downton Abbey range inspired by Lady Cora Crawley, the American wife of the Earl of Grantham.
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