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Friday 27 March 2015

Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Grenache: a brighter future?

As Grenache plantings see global decline, one Master of Wine argues that the variety’s versatility, love of heat, disease resistance and “friendly” style make it worthy of greater attention.

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines at Heathrow

Heathrow is one of the world’s busiest airports and, as a result, sells a serious amount of wine. Here are the top 10 wines sold by value.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Brangelina wed at their Provence winery

Hollywood megastars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have finally tied the knot after years of speculation at their wine estate, Château Miraval, in Provence.

Friday, August 29th, 2014 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Joel Peterson

The “King of Zin” on his insatiable thirst for Champagne, his beloved electric car and drinking Egon Müller Auslese with Einstein.

Friday, March 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Seasonal wines dominate the recommendations in the UK press this week with a range that can be enjoyed with Christmas dinner and even the Boxing Day leftovers.

Monday, December 9th, 2013 No Comments »

Guigal: “quality is astonishing from 2013”

Philippe Guigal has described this year’s fruit from the northern Rhône as “astonishing” in quality, in sharp contrast to reports of a problematic vintage in the southern part of the valley and elsewhere in France.

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Rebecca Murphy picks out a “scrumptious wine that’s redolent of tropical fruit and peaches”, while Eric Asimov recommends a “structured, complex and energetic” red.

Thursday, September 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Eric Asimov recommends a wine that offers “just about everything we could want in a dry riesling,” while Fred Tasker picks out a “youthful and lively” Sauvignon Blanc.

Thursday, August 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the Asian media

Gagan Sharma recommends a “clean and easy drinking” white wine, while Wai Xin picks out a “vibrant and youthful” Chardonnay.

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Dave McIntyre and Sandra Silfven recommend Napa Valley Cabernets, McIntyre’s pick “shows delicious fruit and elegance, balanced throughout” while Silfven’s is “rich, smooth, powerful and approachable.”

Thursday, June 27th, 2013 No Comments »

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