Australia’s winemaker of the year, Peter Fraser of the Yangarra Estate Vineyard in McLaren Vale, will host a one-off Grenache masterclass for the trade in October.
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.
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.
We round up the reds making an impact with the trade following Wine Australia’s “Inspired” annual tasting.
While Chile is best known for its Bordeaux blends, it’s Mediterranean grapes that are becoming an increasing focus for the country’s winemakers.
Skinny Champagne founder Amanda Thomson is to launch a wine from film director Ridley Scott in the UK through Gerard Basset’s Hotel TerraVina.
Sales of rosé have tripled in France over the last 10 years with the style rapidly gaining in popularity as snobbish attitudes towards pink wine soften.
db’s Lucy Shaw heads to French bistro Blanchette in Soho for foie gras, baked scallops and an encounter with Gérard Depardieu.
Wines from in and around Provence dominated the top spots in a blind tasting in London last week that featured 31 of the world’s most famous rosés.
Eric Asimov picks Champagnes for the holiday season, including one with “great finesse”, while Rebecca Murphy recommends “a great find for your holiday entertaining”.
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