Red grape Grenache is “the next Pinot Noir” and is set to surge in popularity in UK restaurants and bars this year as an affordable alternative, according to one on-trade supplier.
We bring you four of the world’s finest pure Grenache wines following a masterclass on this underrated grape led by the Australia’s Winemaker of the Year for 2016.
The world’s finest bottles of pure Grenache – from Château Rayas to Torbreck’s Les Amis – are to feature in a comparative tasting in London on 12 October, and there are still a few spaces left for the trade.
Viña Morandé is hoping to capitalise on the growing profile of Mediterranean varieties in southern Chile with the launch of a Grenache-dominated blend.
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.
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