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Saturday 28 November 2015


Nutrients not the cause of minerality

Minerality in wine is most likely to stem from volatile thiols or esters and not directly from nutrients in the soil, according to this month’s db.

Monday, March 11th, 2013 3 Comments »

UK screwcap recycling rate half that of Germany’s

The average recycling rate for aluminium closures has reached 40% in Europe, and as high as 80% in Germany.

Thursday, February 14th, 2013 1 Comment »

Closures: Part 2 – in praise of screwcaps

Following yesterday’s story about Château Margaux, today we look at what motivated one Chablis domaine to adopt screwcaps over 10 years ago, and why it’s extending their use to elsewhere.

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 1 Comment »

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