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Thursday 21 August 2014

Merlot

Polar vortex wipes out 2014 Niagara Merlot

The polar vortex in North America earlier this year has all but wiped out the Merlot crop in Niagara, with Sauvignon Blanc also severely affected.

Monday, August 4th, 2014 3 Comments »

Stephanie de Boüard to ‘shake up’ Angélus

Stephanie de Boüard, of Château Angélus, believes it is her duty to shake things up a bit and make some changes at the St Emilion estate.

Friday, May 30th, 2014 1 Comment »

Cabernet now world’s most planted grape

Cabernet Sauvignon is the world’s most widely planted grape variety, a recent study from the University of Adelaide has found.

Monday, January 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Eric Asimov picks Champagnes for the holiday season, including one with “great finesse”, while Rebecca Murphy recommends “a great find for your holiday entertaining”.

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Jon Bonné recommends a pink that is “as soulful as rosé gets” while Rebecca Murphy suggests “that we make a place at our table for an exciting new wine”.

Thursday, December 5th, 2013 1 Comment »

Top 10 wines in Asian media

This week’s wine picks in Asia include a “sumptuously flavoured and deeply layered Chardonnay,” a “deliciously crisp and elegant” sparkler and a “very seductive” red.

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Victoria Moore wrote of her recommendation, “Champagnes this good don’t come along often”, while Matthew Jukes picked out a, “jaw-droppingly moreish wine”.

Monday, December 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

This week Fiona Beckett picks out a “pukka Prosecco”, Hamish Anderson recommends a “highly drinkable” Rioja and Matthew Jukes chooses “a very unusual wine indeed”.

Monday, November 25th, 2013 2 Comments »

Top 10 wines in the Asian media

This week’s Asian media wine recommendations include a “gorgeous, silky” white, a red with “gripping, sweet tannins” and a Champagne that is “excellent drinking now”.

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

In the US press this week the wine recommendations include a “game changer” white, a “viscerally delicious” red and an “outstanding” Australian Cabernet Sauvignon.

Thursday, November 7th, 2013 No Comments »

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