Rhone Valley

Southern Rhône excels in 2016

The 2016 vintage in Châteauneuf-du-Pape is potentially the best in 40 years according to the vineyard manager at Chapoutier and it is a vintage which favours the southern communes overall say producers.

Harvest and exports up for Rhône Valley in 2016

The Rhône Valley has reported a small increase in the size of the 2016 harvest compared to the 2015 while export volumes fell slightly.

Week in pictures: Hong Kong

It has been a busy week in Hong Kong's drinks industry from the dbHK's inaugural Asian Masters Cabernet Sauvignon competition and a Rhone 2015 en primeur tasting to Ned Goodwin MW's masterclass on Champagne and the French GourMay press conference and Castilla-La Mancha tasting.

Uncorked: Julien Peros

Julien Peros, head sommelier of Conrad Hotel in Hong Kong, talks to dbHK about the best part of working in Hong Kong as a sommelier and the inevitable downsides.

db’s Exhibition Guide 2017

January 19th, 2017

Cairanne named new cru

February 16th, 2016

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