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Hereu: ‘I was told Carignan would never sell’

Arnaud Hereu, chief winemaker of Chilean estate Odfjell, was told he would never be able to sell Chilean Carignan when he launched his first vintage in 2001.

Ten grape myths and legends

There are many myths and legends attached to famous grape varieties involving Roman emperors, Italian counts, Burgundian dukes and blackbirds – but not all of them, in fact most of them, are entirely true.

Marchese Frescobaldi: ‘Great wines have no competitors’

“There is never competition between great wines,” stated Marchese Lamberto Frescobaldi at an event he co-hosted in London at the end of June.

Villa Maria launches ‘flagship’ £90 Ngakirikiri wine

New Zealand's Villa Maria has launched its most expensive wine to date, naming its Ngakirikiri from the Gimblett Gravels as the brand's new flagship wine.

Uncorked: Liu Hai of Legacy Peak

February 15th, 2017

11 benchmark wines from Navarra

December 14th, 2016

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