Riesling is Australia’s favourite white, according to a recent survey, which also revealed 7% of its population use the oven to heat up their wine.
Helena Nicklin, aka Winebird, rounds up her top 10 wine-based analogies, from the polo playing Malbec to the sun goddess Viognier.
The second bi-annual international trade fair for the wines of Alsace will take place next month showcasing the best of the region’s wines.
Wines of Germany’s “Riesling Weeks” is coming back to Hong Kong but this time will run for the whole of June.
Riesling may shape the reputation of Clare Valley, but a tension exists between commercial success and critical acclaim.
The second Millésimes Alsace trade fair will take place this June with a focus on Riesling, but also Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer and Crémant d’Alsace.
A Riesling-infused gin is set to hit the UK market joining a host of craft gin distillers currently enjoying a resurgence in the spirit’s popularity.
Fiona Beckett picks a “seductive” Gran Reserva Rioja, while Jamie Goode serves up a selection of low alcohol wines for those on a post Christmas detox.
It has been a bumper week in the drinks trade featuring whisky, Champagne and cocktails as well as supermodels, singers and some very energetic dancing.
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”.
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